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Silesian station

by David Downing

  • 348 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Soho in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missing persons -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Downing.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6054.O868 S57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20735026M
    ISBN 10156947494X
    ISBN 109781569474945
    LC Control Number2007039984

    Get this from a library! Silesian Station. [David Downing] -- Summer, British journalist John Russell has just been granted American citizenship in exchange for agreeing to work for American intelligence when his girlfriend Effi is arrested by the. Silesian Station David Downing, Author. Soho $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Red Eagles; Buy this book In Downing's quiet sequel to.

    About Silesian Station. Praise for David Downing: “[Downing]’s excellent at building suspense and shows a keen eye for describing people and places.”—Sacramento Bee “An extraordinary evocation of Nazi Germany on the eve of war, the smell of cruelty seeping through the clean modern surface.”—C. J. Sansom, author of Sovereign.   Silesian Station covers events in Berlin in the summer of John Russell, the protagonist, is caught up in the intelligence business - blackmailed by the Nazis into giving the Russians false intelligence reports but doing a little side work for the Americans/5().

    Silesian Station by David Downing is the second book in his series about international journalist John Russell who is working for an American newspaper in Berlin. In this volume Russell is juggling his spying duties for 3 different countries in the month leading up to Hitler's invasion of Poland.4/5(10). There's a lot to like about Silesian Station and it's a step up from the first book in the series, Zoo Station. The characterization is richer and more keenly observed, and the plotting is excellent, interweaving a number of strands that collectively keep the dramatic tension high throughout the story/5().


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And then, as it seems all his books do, it slows to a virtual snail’s pace for the next + pages/5(). Silesian Station follows on more or less directly from Zoo Station and is similar in style and theme.

Downing builds on what he laid down in the first book and continues to throw his protagonist into peril, forever at risk of discovery by the Gestapo. Russell is growing on me now and I found Silesian Station an enjoyable and easy read.4/5. Silesian Station (John Russell series Book 2) - Kindle edition by Downing, David.

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"Silesian Station" is a fast-paced account of the Third Reich's march toward all out war in the summer and fall of Author David Downing's protagonist, John Russell, is an Anglo-American journalist who winds up with a foot in every political camp as he tries to protect his German family from being swept up in the coming onslaught.5/5(5).

David Downing is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction. The first 'John Russell and Effi Koenen' novel, Zoo Station, was published in and became a word-of-mouth bestseller. It was followed by Silesian Station inStettin Station in and Potsdam Station in David lives in Surrey with his wife and two cats/5().

SILESIAN STATION by David Downing is the second in a series of spy thrillers set in Nazi Germany featuring Anglo-American journalist John Russell, Berlin correspondent for a San Francisco paper. The book begins with Russell's return to Germany in July from a trip to the US with his son Paul.

Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try/5(). Germany) Zoo Station Silesian Station Stettin Station Potsdam Station Lehrter Station Leighton Gage (Brazil) Blood of the Wicked Buried Strangers Dying Gasp Author: David Downing.

Publisher: Soho Press. ISBN: Category: Fiction. Page: View: Read Now». Zoo Station is the first book in John Russell series by David Downing set in Germany before the Second World War. The book paints a suspenseful and a dark picture of a country moving gradually towards War.

Silesian Station. The story begins with a girl being sent to Berlin by her Jewish farm family where they expect things to be much better. David Downing is a British author of political/spy thriller novels and non-fiction books.

He is the author of the John Russell & Effi Koenen World War II spy thriller series. He has also written an eclectic mixture of non-fiction books, ranging from military and political history, Russian Football, musicians like.

‎Praise for David Downing: “[Downing]’s excellent at building suspense and shows a keen eye for describing people and places.”— Sacramento Bee “An extraordinary evocation of Nazi Germany on the eve of war, the smell of cruelty seeping through the clean modern surf /5(34).

Silesian Station (Book): Downing, David: In Berlin inBritish journalist John Russell gets involved in multiple intrigues while working as an amateur spy for the intelligence services of assorted major powers.

When Miriam Rosenfeld, a young Jewish woman dispatched from provincial Silesia by her Uncle Thomas, who's Russell's ex-brother-in-law, fails to arrive in Berlin, Thomas asks. Having just finished reading Zoo Station, the first book in David Downing’s “John Russell” quartet, I eagerly took up book two in the series, Silesian Station, which covers the period immediately preceding the beginning of WWII in September, Silesian Station This is the second in the series and if anything it's even better than the first, but if you're new to this, then start with Zoo Station first.

Downing's complex character, John Russell, a British journalist stuck in immediately pre-war Berlin because he has a. David Downing grew up in suburban London. He is the author of the Jack McColl novels, Jack of Spies, One Man’s Flag, Lenin's Roller Coaster, and The Dark Clouds Shining; the thriller The Red Eagles; and six books in the John Russell espionage series, set in WWII Berlin: Zoo Station, Silesian Station, Stettin Station, Potsdam Station, Lehrter Station, and Masaryk : Soho Press, Incorporated.

But the uncle never made it to the Silesian Station, and Miriam went off with a stranger. Russell’s connections with the Russians, his search for Miriam and his assignments as the correspondent for a San Francisco daily send him to, among other places, Prague, the Rosenfeld farm and the ultra-Nazi stronghold of Breslau.

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Silesian Station by David Downing starting at $ Silesian Station has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. David Downing is a contemporary British author of mystery novels and nonfiction. His works have been reviewed by Publishers Weekly, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

He is known for his "convincing" depiction of World War II and Berlin, probably due to his studies and familiarity with the subject. He has written a series of espionage thrillers, based around Anglo-American. Silesian Station by David Downing is the second book in his series about international journalist John Russell who is working for an American newspaper in Berlin.

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Paperback / softback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Silesian Station, David Downing, "Grade: A Downing's mingling of history and thrills makes this a must read."-"Rocky Mountain News""Russell is a canny and likable protagonist."-"BookPage""Wry, secretive and.Silesian Station.

by David Downing. A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller (Book 2) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them/5(16). There's a lot to like about Silesian Station and it's a step up from the first book in the series, Zoo Station.

The characterization is richer and more keenly observed, and the plotting is excellent, interweaving a number of strands that collectively keep the /5().