Orphan, Monster, Spy - Orphan, Monster, Spy (Paperback)Matt Killeen (author)
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2018
A teenage spy. A Nazi boarding school. The performance of a lifetime.
Sarah has played many roles - but now she faces her most challenging of all. Because there's only one way for a Jewish orphan spy to survive at a school for the Nazi elite. And that's to become a monster like them.
They think she is just a little girl. But she is the weapon they never saw coming... with a mission to destroy them all.
Survive. Deceive. Resist.
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 134 x 25 mm
A pulse-pounding, pitch-black Nazi espionage thriller... Killeen sets a cracking pace - and pulls off the risks he takes with breathtaking panache. - The Guardian
A riveting plot-driven thriller...Sarah's psychological journey is particularly compelling. - The Bookseller
a thought-provoking and incredibly page-turning debut. - The Irish Times
I found myself mesmerized by Sarah’s journey into a world of human monsters. Orphan Monster Spy weaves one heroine’s courage through a spectrum of darkness, and the effects resonate long after the final page. - Ryan Graudin, award-winning author of the Wolf By Wolf duology
Deeply disturbing and chillingly good. - Elizabeth Wein, author of Code Name Verity
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“Orphan Monster Spy is an engaging, gripping, and intense read”
Disclaimer: I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
4.5 stars. (I can't decide between a 4 or 5 stars so it's going in the middle).
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“If you buy one book this year, make it this one.”
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This book is amazing. Totally thrilling and completely gripping it had me hooked from the start. Since reading The Book Thief I've had a weakness for World War 2 fiction but had yet to find a... More
“A Clever, Gripping Thriller”
This book is unputdownable, intense and clever and thoughtful. We follow Sarah, a Jewish teenager in 1940s Germany, as she learns to put her acting skills to the test when she must infiltrate a Nazi boarding school.... More
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