Category: Espionage

  • The Honourable Schoolboy

    By John le Carré

    Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second one installment within the well known Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was once the foundation for the Oscar-nominated movie starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, and Tom Hardy

    The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first paintings of non-fiction, will be to be had from Viking in September 2016

    As the autumn of Saigon looms, grasp secret agent George Smiley needs to outmaneuver his Soviet counterpart on a battlefield that neither can find the money for to lose.
     
    The mole has been eradicated, however the harm wrought has introduced the British mystery carrier to its knees. Given the cost of the gravely compromised Circus, George Smiley embarks on a crusade to discover what Moscow Centre such a lot desires to conceal. while the path is going chilly at a Hong Kong gold seam, Smiley dispatches Gerald Westerby to shake the money tree. A part-time operative with hide as a philandering journalist, Westerby insinuates himself right into a war-torn international the place allegiances—and lives—are acquired and sold.

    Brilliantly plotted and morally complicated, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second one installment of John le Carré's popular Karla triology and a riveting portrayal of postcolonial espionage.
     
    With an advent by means of the author.


    John le Carré's Our type of Traitor is quickly to be an immense movie starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Damian Lewis.
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  • The Striker Portfolio

    By Adam Hall

    The cool, ruthless Quiller, Britain's number one intelligence agent, is distributed on my own to enquire the lethal secret surrounding the Striker SK-6 plane. inside a 12 months 36 have crashed without survivors, and now the British aircraft is named the Widow Maker. Quiller dangers sanity and loss of life to unmask a chilling scheme that threatens the way forward for Europe.

    "Quiller is again, this time to enquire why such a lot of of the West German SK-6 airplane, often called "Strikers," have been crashing on try out flights. there is not any discernable development: diversified planes commencing from assorted airbases at diverse instances are crashing. was once it a mechanical hassle? Pilot mistakes? And, in both case, who used to be at the back of it? Adam corridor takes the reader on a taut hunt via chilly warfare Germany, as Quiller makes an attempt to discover the key. As constantly, Quiller employs his mental education to investigate the reasons of the characters and his personal reactions to emphasize (and torture). even though no longer relatively nearly as good as "The Quiller Memorandum," this novel is respectable and merits your attention."
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  • Eine Frage der Ehre (James Bond, Band 19)

    By John Gardner

    Eine große Erbschaft versetzt James Bond in die Lage, endlich seine verhasste Stelle beim mystery carrier zu kündigen und sich zusammen mit der zauberhaften Computerspezialistin Persephone "Percy" Proud dem süßen Leben in Monte Carlo hinzugeben. Zudem bietet er seine Dienste auf dem freien Markt an und hat schon bald den ersten Interessenten: seinen alten Erzfeind SPECTRE. Aber ist wirklich alles so, wie es scheint? Im Dienste seiner neuen Auftraggeber muss sich Bond einer Reihe teuflischer Prüfungen unterziehen und einen Plan verhindern, der die ganze Welt ins Chaos zu stürzen droht.
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  • The Swiss Spy

    By Alex Gerlis

    ‘On the 20-minute force to Lutry, the Alps rose excessive to his left, the lake sweeping less than him to definitely the right. That summed it up, he inspiration: stuck among robust forces. now not in contrast to serving masters.’ It’s common for spies to have secrets and techniques, yet Henry Hunter has greater than such a lot and after he's stopped via British Intelligence at Croydon airport at the eve of the second one international struggle, he reveals he has much more. From Switzerland he embarks on a sequence of more and more perilous missions into Nazi Germany, forever having to deal with assorted identities and competing masters. In March 1941 in Berlin, haunted through a dismal episode from his prior, he makes a fateful choice, leading to a dramatic trip to the Swiss frontier with a stunning consequence. The Swiss Spy is decided opposed to the true-life backdrop of the top-secret Nazi plans to invade the Soviet Union. the tale paints an actual photo of existence within wartime Europe: the menacing surroundings, the ubiquitous probability and the consistent intrigue of the realm of espionage. The Swiss Spy is the follow-up novel to Alex Gerlis’ hugely acclaimed bestseller The better of Our Spies.
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  • Dark Zone (Stephen Coonts' Deep Black, Book 3)

    By Stephen Coonts, Jim DeFelice

    In a secluded headquarters at the different facet of the globe a terrorist challenge is underway-a plan to set-off an underwater explosion so nice, and with such hellish strength, that it could possibly shift the very beginning of the earth's floor inflicting untold calamity and world-wide catastrophe. The terrorists name it God's Revenge.

    A nuclear warhead has long gone lacking. Small in dimension, it packs as much as ten instances the kilotons that exploded over Hiroshima. it is now within the fallacious palms, able to detonate a global battle of unfathomable proportions.

    In the pinnacle mystery headquarters of the nationwide protection business enterprise, a small cadre of targeted brokers shape Deep Black, designed to carry a techno part to covert operations and do away with the cyber threats to global peace. this can be Charlie Dean's world-an NSA ex-marine sniper now enlisted to forestall the unthinkable. but if his suspicions of a traitor in his shadow develop into frighteningly real, Dean's race opposed to time may suggest the top of the loose world.
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  • The Revolutionist

    By Robert Littell

    An epic saga of the Soviet Union's brutal first decades-from the recent York occasions bestselling grasp of espionage.

    Hailed as "the American le Carré," Robert Littell provides an bold novel approximately star-crossed idealist Alexander Til. whilst Til returns from the USA to Petrograd at the eve of the October Revolution in 1917, it really is to place his existence at the line within the desire of remodeling Russia. yet after witnessing the delivery of a brand new period, he watches the folks, and his personal beliefs, trampled through the increase of Josef Stalin-with whom Til is destined to have a shattering disagreement. Taking readers from the storming of the wintry weather Palace to the nightmares of the gulag, The Revolutionist is a masterwork of historic fiction.
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  • Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5

    By Christopher Andrew

    For over a hundred years, the brokers of MI5 have defended Britain opposed to enemy subversion. Their paintings has remained shrouded in secrecy—until now. This first-ever licensed account unearths the British safety provider as by no means earlier than: its internal workings, its clandestine operations, its mess ups and its triumphs.

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  • Chinese Agent, The

    By Michael Moorcock

    Kirkus reports - Ex-con Jerry Cornell, fabricated from the seamiest of London's byways and dealing lower than duress for British Intelligence, lands correct part up during this spottily humorous spoof of the Bond-bred style. while a Chinese-American jewel thief is by way of mistake passed a package deal of purple China-bound secrets and techniques within the Tower of London (all chinese language glance alike), a staff of not likely originals supply chase--Jerry, a best chinese language agent with a poetic mind's eye, a fading Mata Hari, gals and gaffers, and an Inspector named Crapper. one way or the other Peking is distributed packing. Has its moments.
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  • Vicious Circle: A Novel of Complicity

    By Robert Littell

    An Israeli executive minister is assassinated in the house of his mistress. Days later, Elihu, an getting older and embellished Mossad officer, leads his ultimate raid, killing a Hamas chief in his mattress and rarely escaping together with his life.

    Out of this familiarly cyclical state of affairs emerges what's might be Robert Littell s so much heartfelt and suspenseful novel. The motion strikes ahead into the close to destiny, while the worldwide group, united lower than the management of a visionary lady president of the us, agents an enormous compromise among Israel and the Palestinian authority within the hopes of snuffing out the violent flash-point that fuels the flames of worldwide terrorism.

    yet then, Isaac Apflbaum, a well known fundamentalist Rabbi, is taken hostage through Dr. al-Saath, a mythical Palestinian terrorist, who calls for the discharge of a number of Palestinian prisoners in trade for his prisoner. As Israel coaxes Elihu out of retirement to seek down the terrorist who influenced his ultimate venture, al-Saath and Apflbaum locate themselves construction a unprecedented dating among hostage taker and hostage: parallels among those battle-hardened partisans turn into the bonds which could result in reconciliation. yet with the Mossad strike workforce final in, has the vicious circle already been closed.

    Ferociously suspenseful and brilliantly topical, Vicious Circle is a mystery that, just like the corporation sooner than it, breaks down a complete tradition of violence into the corrupted consciences that include it.
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  • A Nasty Piece of Work: A Novel

    By Robert Littell

    Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement within the wilderness of recent Mexico, the place he works as a personal investigator from the creature comforts, resembling they're, of a cellular home.

    Into his existence comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something lady creating a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds enterprise. The resource of her issues, Emilio Gava, was once arrested for getting cocaine. Ornella has cause to think he's making plans to leap bail. except she will be able to locate him, her uncle goes to be $125,000 out of pocket.

    For $95-a-day plus costs (not to say the excitement of her company), Gunn has the same opinion to aid Ornella tune the wayward suspect down. apparently, no pictures of Gava appear to exist. as soon as Gunn starts off his manhunt, he begins to wonder if Gava himself existed within the first place.
    Robert Littell has been commonly praised as the best espionage writers of our time. Now, he is became his ambitious abilities towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a singular that Le Monde has already praised as "one of these page-turning detective stories that appears like an quick classic.… A Chandleresque noir novel, as pleasant because it is suspenseful."

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