Jacket for 'The Spy Game'

Publishers

UK - Bloomsbury
Hebrew – Modan
Holland – Ambo Anthos
Italy – Minimum Fax
Marathi – Mehta Publishing House

The Spy Game

By Georgina Harding

Published Apr 2013

On a freezing January morning in 1961, eight-year-old Anna’s mother disappears into the fog. Looking back, Anna will wish that she paid more attention to the events of that day. That same morning, a spy case breaks in the news. Obsessed by stories of espionage, Anna’s brother Peter begins to construct a theory that their mother, a refugee from eastern Germany, was an undercover spy and might even still be alive. As life returns to normal, Anna struggles to sort fact from fantasy. Did her mother have a secret life? And how do you know who a person was once she is dead?