The spy thinks he works in a civilian capacity, and has unknowingly been transmitting information to Israel for the last five years.
The Way Back promises to pull its readers into a beautifully written web of smugglers and spies, Israel and the Middle East – and it fulfills this promise.
The widow of the spy who was hanged in Syria in 1965 asked why she was not informed of the return of the body of Zecharia Baumel, and why her husband's body had not yet been returned to Israel.
"Perhaps it will be difficult for you to believe, but Netanyahu is also our spy," one tweet reads. "Didn't you see that he wanted to solve our water crisis?"
He was arrested on suspicion of committing offenses by assisting the enemy in a time of war and spying against the State of Israel and providing intelligence to the enemy.
One man was sentenced to death, while six others were sentenced to ten years in prison.
Hamas praised the killing as illustrating the family's "nobleness and deep affiliation with the (anti-Israel) resistance."
His wife said he had been forced by his interrogators to read a confession.
German spy Werner Mauss is said to have taken on the Mafia, ISIS and even attempted finding lost treasures - but the German tax authority was too much for him.
A spy for over 14 years, she narrowly escaped hanging.