Title: The Man Who Never Was
Author: Ewen Montagu
Cover artist: uncredited
Yours for: $8
Best things about this cover:
- Exciting to imagine Ghost Major—riding the seas, thwarting the Nazis.
- Less exciting when you find out "the man who never was" was actually an "anonymous corpse" that doesn't reanimate or nothin'.
- This cover manages to be clever without being particularly interesting or exciting.
Best things about this back cover:
- More visual riffs on The Invisible Man theme.
- Silly Germans—Tricks are for Victorious Americans!
- "Operation Mincemeat" sounds like a WWII-themed Looney Tunes short featuring Sylvester and Tweety Bird.
An attempt at an immediate thrust into the area of SALONICA and THRACE need not be reckoned with.
And that's how Major Martin avoided the clap.
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