Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Title: Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Author: Mal Peet
After her grandfather commits suicide, Tamar inherits a box with a series of clues and coded messages, which leads her to another Tamar, a World War II British spy—a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland some fifty years before.
When her grandfather dies, a young woman inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. From its contents, the story of a much different man emerges—a resistance fighter stationed in the terrifying state of Nazi-occupied Holland half a century ago. His story is one of passionate love, keen jealousy and deep tragedy—and unraveling it is about to transform this young woman’s perception of her grandfather and her life forever.