The Portuguese Royalty and the Court in Cascais, after Sintra, the bourgeoisie just before the end of the Monarchy in Estoril, the refugees, the European nobility, the spies and counter-spies, all the landscape is here. Well written, fully documented, the reader can follow the changes in the scenario in the Sunny Coast of Portugal.
For these who look for primary sources for the knowledge of the secret war in Portugal during 1939-1945 it's noticeable that some parts should be reviewed. But when compared with some fiction made History that is printed nowadays, a word of congratulations must be said.
I bought it once and I bought it twice. First, for myself, afterwards for a friend.