Moskva: ‘The new Le Carre’ BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Jack Grimwood

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 20-10-2016

£8.99

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*Longlisted for the 2017 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for best thriller*’Even better than Child 44′ Daily Telegraph’Peppered with memorable characters, carved with precision, … highly recommended’ Shots Magazine’Given that the definitive thriller in 1980’s Moscow already exists (Gorky Park), Moskva looks like a crazy gamble. But it’s one that comes off’ Sunday Times’A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma . . .’ January, 1986. A week after disgraced Intelligence Officer Tom Fox is stationed to Moscow the British Ambassador’s fifteen-year-old daughter goes missing. Fox is ordered to find her, and fast. But the last thing the Soviets want is a foreign agent snooping about on their turf. Not when a killer they can’t even acknowledge let alone catch is preparing to kill again . . .A Cold War thriller haunted by an evil legacy from the Second World War, Moskva is a journey into the dark heart of another time and place.’Mesmerising, surefooted, vividly realised . . . something special in the arena of international thrillers’ Financial Times’A compulsive and supremely intelligent thriller from a master stylist’ Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men’A blizzard of exciting set pieces, superbly realized’ Daily Telegraph

Additional information

Weight 0.33 kg
Dimensions 31 × 133 × 200 mm
Page Count 480