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An Unlikely Spy by Terry Deary

An Unlikely Spy

Terry Deary

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Featherstone
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
ISBN: 9781472962706
3 stars out of 5
James Lovegrove
26 Jul 2019

"drips with jewels of interesting information"

Through a just about plausible sequence of events, Brigit becomes a Special Operations agent, joining her mother on a mission in occupied France... The plotting is a little haphazard and the identity of the traitor, which is meant to come as a surprise, is telegraphed in advance far too obviously. However, as the author of the wildly popular Horrible Histories series, Deary knows how to use detail to bring the past to life. An Unlikely Spy drips with jewels of interesting information and has an unassailable air of authenticity.