Book , Print in English

The West End front : the wartime secrets of London's grand hotels

Matthew Sweet.
  • London : Faber, 2011.
  • ix, 362 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • The Ritz, the Savoy, the Dorchester and Claridge's - during the Second World War they teemed with spies, con-artists, deposed royals and the exiled governments of Europe.
Contents
  • note: 1. Aliens
  • 2. Reds
  • 3. Players
  • 4. Brigades
  • 5. Cons
  • 6. Parents
  • 7. Subterraneans
  • 8. Traitors
  • 9. Majesties
  • 10. Strikers.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-342) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 0571234771
  • 9780571234776
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2011535727
  • OCLC: 739420743
  • OCLC: 739420743