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In my opinion, the author obviously has no problems with misleading readers.
Just write an opening chapter making it seem like the book is about the Childs, and we will come up with a clever misleading title to cash in on the craze!
Unfortunately, over 80% of this book isn't about Julia and Paul Child; it's about Jane Foster, one of their colleagues in the OSS.
If you want the Child's story, get "My Life in France". That book was used to fill in the Childs story and weave it with Foster's history, which is 80% of this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gisele Olney
I had heard good things about the author's earlier book Tuxedo Park, and the premise of this one sounded interesting when I saw it, so I went ahead and picked it up. Big mistake. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ash Ryan
Julia Child just continues to be more and more fascinating!!!Published 5 months ago by Sandra J. Dunlap
Wait, wait...Delta Green is real? (Hint; no it isn't). Given that the author has mistaken a fictional intelligence organisation dedicated to fighting incursions of the elder powers... Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. P. Halliday
Review by Jerry Woolpy of A Covert Affair: Julia and Paul Child in the OSS by Jennet Conant
I selected this book because of my fondness for Julia’s spirit. Read more
This was an interesting story about Paul and Julia but almost too much about the other characters. I think the author used the famous name for her story in order to sell it as it... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jane Upp
As many of the other reviewers note, this is not really a book about Julia and Paul Child, it is about Jane Foster. This was my first disappointment with the book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Karl Goetzke
With the number of reviews my thinking was, is one more needed? I read without seeing any reviews. A person who states the story is not about Julia Child and Paul Child either did... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Persop