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The Rose Code : A Novel

The Rose Code : A Novel



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Summary: 1940. As England prepares to fight the Nazis, three very different women answer the call to Bletchley Park, where the best minds in Britain train to break German military codes. Vivacious debutante Osla is the has everything -- beauty, wealth, and the dashing Prince Philip of Greece sending her roses -- but she burns to prove herself as more than a society girl, and puts her fluent German to use as a translator of decoded enemy secrets. Imperious self-mad Mab, a product of East End poverty, works the legendary codebreaking machines as she conceals old wounds and looks for a socially advantageous husband. Both Osla and Mab are quick to see the potential in local village spinster Beth, whose shyness conceals a brilliant facility with puzzles, and soon Beth spreads her wings as one of the Park's few female cryptanalysts. But war, loss, and the impossible pressure of secrecy will tear the three apart. 1947. As the royal wedding approaches, the three friends-turned-enemies are reunited by...  more »
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Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]



Physical Description :

624, 24 pages ; 21 cm

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