#50 The Second Lady – Irving Wallace

Title

The Second Lady

Author

Irving Wallace

Genre

Novel, Political Thriller, Fiction, Thriller

Readability

Easy.

Engagement

High.

Score

score-3

Title (Original)

The Second Lady

Year of Publication

1980

Cover

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Short Description & Notes

A certain day, a KGB agent accidently sees a Russian young actress who is quite similar to the wife of the next president of the United States of America. This woman receives an intensive training and is submitted to several plastic surgeries in order to have the greatest role of her career – the substitution of the real US first lady with the purpose of unveil precious American secrets. However, something unexpected happens and she falls in love with the KGB agent that is giving her formation about American culture and habits. The book explores the mission of this second lady and describes several aspects of American politics and of KGB modi operandi.
Another book by Wallace that proves him irresistible.

” After years of plastic surgery and special training, the KGB substitutes a Russian actress for the American First Lady and only journalist Guy Parker notices a few tiny, but telltale, inconsistencies.” – Goodreads: Lezione di Tango

Remarkable Quotes

“Quanto a mim, ninguém conhcerá jamais a verdade. O Presidente. O país. Ou o mundo. Só uma pessoa está ao corrente – Ela.”

Fun Facts

Irving Wallace is a descendant of Russian immigrants in the US.

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