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Summary

Summer, 1940. Hitler's army is advancing towards Paris, and millions of French civilians are on the run. Amidst the chaos, two British children are being hunted by German agents.

British spy Charles Henderson tries to reach them first, but he can do it only with the help of a 12-year-old French orphan.

The British secret service is about to discover that kids working undercover will help to win the war.

©2015 Robert Muchamore (P)2015 Hachette Children's Group

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unnecessary bad language!

Would you try another book written by Robert Muchamore or narrated by Simon Scardifield?

unnecessary bad language and blasphemy – a real spoiler!

What could Robert Muchamore have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

cut out the swearing

What about Simon Scardifield’s performance did you like?

yes

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

listening to it on a car journey - I had to turn it off because I do not want my 13&14yr olds (recommended age group)listening to unnecessary bad language and blasphemy.

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  • jagayhere
  • 29-03-16

Exciting, if sometimes too quickly read.

Simon Scardifield reads marvelously, but sometimes so quickly it's a bit slurred. The story is exciting, tragic, gripping!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful