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AGENT RUNNING IN THE FIELD

Le Carré John

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
Penguin Books Ltd

Data premiery:
2019-10-17

ISBN:
9780241401217

78,70 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

Opis produktu

John le Carrę was born in 1931 and attended the universities of Bern and Oxford. He taught at Eton and served briefly in British Intelligence during the Cold War. For more than fifty years he has lived by his pen. He divides his time between London and Cornwall.A fine piece of storytelling. It is a neat compact slowburning tale with just the right amount of twisting and turning and misdirection. Divided loyalties uncertain motives Russian agents bureaucratic infighting jaded spies tatty offices all of the things you want and expect from a highquality le Carrę thriller are hereLe Carrę delivers a tale for our times replete with the classic seasoning of betrayal secret state shenanigans and sadeyed human frailty all baked into an ovenhot contemporary thriller . . . Agent Running in the Field is right on the money in psychology as much as politics a demonstration of the British spy thriller at its unputdownable bestAs ingeniously structured as any of le Carręs fiction skilfully misdirecting the reader for much of the timeA masterpieceMaster of the gameLe Carręs troubled new protagonist is developed with the authors customary skill . . . an impeccable piece of writingNo other writer has charted pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers the public and secret histories of his timesLe Carrę demonstrates once again his sublime elegance as a writer and his delicate touch when portraying human failings in the shadowy world of espionage . . . subtle wry and seamless its an utter joy from first page to lastA very classy entertainment about political ideals and deception . . . laced with fury at the senseless vandalism of Brexit and of Trump. Le Carrę is the master of the spy genre.Blisteringly contemporary . . . Each new book from le Carrę is refreshingly different and uniquely compellingA rich beautifully written book studded with surprises. Narrative is a black art and Le Carrę is its grandmasterJohn le Carrę is as recognisable a writer as Dickens or AustenA banguptodate investigation of some of the big issues of our timeA literary master for a generationOne of those writers who will be read a century from nowTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERNo other writer has charted pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers the public and secret histories of his times Guardian________________________________Nat a 47 yearold veteran of Britains Secret Intelligence Service believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife the longsuffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre the office has one more job for him. Nat is to take over The Haven a defunct substation of London General with a ragtag band of spies. The only bright light on the team is young Florence who has her eye on Russia Department and a Ukrainian oligarch with a finger in the Russia pie. Nat is not only a spy he is a passionate badminton player. His regular Monday evening opponent is half his age: the introspective an

Data Publikacji: 2019-10-17
Wymiary: 234 mm 153 mm 21 mm 351 gr

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