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The Saboteur
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Paul Kix is a senior editor at ESPN Magazine, and has written for numerous publications from the Boston Globe to the Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker.

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`Kix has produced a narrative that is both chilling and powerful ... This is first-class adventure writing, which, coupled with a true-life narrative of danger and intrigue, adds up to all-night reading' New York Times

`'The Saboteur' is completely engrossing and elegantly told, which means any reader of this work will inevitably want more and more' Washington Post

`A mesmerizing book that builds up propulsive momentum until its final twists. It was a joy to disappear into this story. Like only the very best historical biographers, Paul Kix has turned years of deep reporting into a tightly coiled narrative that you never want to put down' Eli Saslow, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President

`Kix had to do first-class detective work using primary sources to create this riveting story. Fans of World War II history will eagerly read this story, which is almost as exciting as a James Bond novel' Library Journal

`Set in motion by a steamed-open letter and a burning hatred of Hitler, a dashing young aristocrat embarks on a campaign of clandestine warfare. The Saboteur sounds like a World War II spy thriller, but in fact it is a rip-roaring true story, wonderfully told' Mitchell Zuckoff, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Hours and Lost in Shangri-La

`A winner: the stories are fascinating, the pages nearly turn themselves, and La Rochefoucauld is a true hero' Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

`Kix's sharp, well-paced writing is perfect for telling La Rochefoucauld's story. But this is more than a gripping yarn of daring-do. La Rochefoucauld was a complex character, and Kix's portrait is nuanced and moving... [posing] the big questions: What is duty? What is courage? What is loyalty?' BookPage

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