The Day of the Lie

The Day of the Lie

A Father Anselm Thriller

Book - 2017
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They came for me in November nineteen fifty-one and took me to Mokotow prison. Cambridge, the present day. And out of the past, a cry for help: Father Anselm, the brilliant Benedictine, receives a visit from an old friend with a dangerous story to tell - the story of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her ... someone still unknown. As a young woman, Roza Mojeska was part of an underground resistance group in Communist Poland. But after her arrest, a Stasi officer makes her a devil's bargain - and in the dark of a government prison, a terrible choice is made. Now, fifty years later, Anselm is called upon to investigate both Roza's story and a mystery dating back to the early 1980s, in the icy grip of the Cold War. And as he peels back years of history, decades of secrets, a half-century of lies, he exposes a truth that an entire generation was killed to keep hidden.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781468311167
1468311166
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY BRODR...W
Characteristics: 378 pages ; 24 cm
Notes: Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2012

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