A government plants phony newspaper articles to exaggerate a
distant threat and lure the United States into a foreign conflict.
No, it's not a potboiler about the road to the Iraq War. Instead,
in RESTLESS, William Boyd has woven a fascinating historical spy
thriller from stunning facts revealed only a few years ago about a
British propaganda machine whose goal was to persuade a reluctant
America to join Britain's fight against Nazi Germany.
As Hitler's armies advanced across Europe after the invasion of
Poland in 1939, the overwhelming majority of Americans responded
favorably to isolationist calls to ke