Basil's War: A WWII Spy Thriller


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$23.95  $22.27
Mysterious Press
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5.5 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 1.06 pounds

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About the Author

Stephen Hunter has written over twenty novels. The retired chief film critic for The Washington Post, where he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism, he has also published two collections of film criticism and a nonfiction work, American Gunfight. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.


An outstanding World War II spy thriller. Basil St. Florian was the James Bond of his time.--Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times-Bestselling Author
A totally zippy read from start to finish. Just what I needed in these tense times.-- "Madison Public Library"
Hunter adopts a breezy, boys' adventure book style that complements Basil's derring-do exploits.-- "Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW"
One of the best thriller novelists around.-- "The Washington Post"
The front rank of the thriller novelists.-- "People"
Hunter passes almost everybody else in the thriller-writing trade as if they were standing still . . . Worth every extravagant rave.-- "New York Daily News"
Hunter's thrillers are always taut, exciting, and well-written.-- "Library Journal"
Hunter's remarkable versatility is on full view in this utterly charming caper.-- "Booklist STARRED REVIEW"
Basil's War is a gem, a scrumptious hors d' oeuvre from the author of the Bob Lee Swagger sniper franchise [...] A master's class on how to write succinctly with the spare deftness of a journalist's touch.-- "Dime Pulp"
A clever and captivating tale with great attention paid to historical detail.-- "Lansing State Journal"