Review of “A Table in Berlin” by Mark Davies

Mainly Military History Book Reviews

Espionage, humour, rock and roll, politics & romance – an unlikely combination that really works.

Anyone who reads my reviews (and I hope someone does) knows I’m a sucker for a book set in Berlin. However I really wasn’t sure about this book, I think it was the cover, enough said… However, after seeing the reviews I took the plunge and I’m very glad I did.

Mark Davies has pulled off a rare trick, a book that works on many levels, that should appeal to anyone with a heart and leaves the reader wanting more. It’s a compelling, uplifting tale of friendship and romance set against a city overshadowed by the division created by the Berlin Wall and accurately conveys the atmosphere that was late 1980s Berlin.

There’s some great one liners, and one of my favourites was when Charlie the lead male character who narrates the whole story thinks…

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