First published in 1915, ‘The Double Traitor’ by E. Phillips Oppenheim is set in the weeks leading up the outbreak of WWI. Stationed in Berlin, young British diplomat Francis Norgate finds himself drawn into the world of espionage after overhearing a secret conversation on a train. Full of danger, double agents, and conflicting loyalties, this is a gripping tale, as well as a fascinating insight into the mood of the time. E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946) was a hugely prolific and highly popular British author of novels and short stories. Born in Tottenham, London, Oppenheim left school as a teenager and worked for his leather-merchant father for 20 years prior to launching his literary c...
October 12, 2021