Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (review by Mrs. Vaughan, Harker librarian)

Code Name VerityCode Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wein’s novel is wonderful! Deeply researched and eminently plausible, this fictional account of two young British women — one a pilot and one a spy — during WWII is gripping and heartrending. The novel is told from alternating points of view including the gripping narrative of the captured spy “Verity.” So involved in Wein’s plot, I felt as if I was abandoning the characters when I put down the book — and read it in one sitting. She’s done an amazing job a creating two powerful characters and embedding them in a thrilling tale of espionage, history and undying loyalty. Code Name Verity is an excellent choice for both adult and young adult fans of historical thrillers. – Mrs. Vaughan, Harker librarian

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