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The Devil in Harbour – Catherine Gavin


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The Companion Book Club, 1968, Vintage hardback with removable protective plastic wrap – Historical Fiction – 288pp.

A taut story set against the lead up to the Battle of Jutland concerning three people caught in the relentless wheel of fate. Prima Ballerina Elena Tamirova, unwitting pawn in a traitorous espionage plot, blinded by her love and trust of Karl Riter, a German spy posing as an American businessman, and David Flett RNVR, torn between love for the glittering Russian dancer and the girl waiting for him at home in Scotland.

Catherine Gavin was born in 1907 in Aberdeen and educated at Albyn Place School and Aberdeen University. She lectured for a time in the History Department and then became a War Correspondent with Kemsley newspapers. She wrote mainly historical fiction, dramatising such events as the Russian Revolution and the battle of Jutland.

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