A Colder War

Charles Cumming (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
June 16, 2015
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250025548
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About the Author

CHARLES CUMMING is the author of the first Thomas Kell book, A Foreign Country, as well as the New York Times bestselling thriller The Trinity Six, and others including A Spy by Nature and Typhoon. He lives with his family in London.

Reviews

"Cumming has a growing reputation as the heir to the John Le Carré tradition in British fiction." --Alan Cheuse, NPR

"Compelling. . . complex. . . dangerous. . . Hard to put down." --Washington Post

"For those hungering for a new John le Carré, Charles Cumming has inherited the master's mantle." --The Sunday Times (London)

"One of the best books of 2014 thus far." --Bookreporter

"Cumming has established himself, along with Olen Steinhauer, as one of the best of today's old-school espionage novelists...We're in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy territory here, of course, but there are also hints of later le Carré, ...Cumming is a master... Superb espionage fiction in the grand tradition." --Booklist (starred)

"Edgily elegant ... perfect for those wanting a contemporary spy thriller in the vein of le Carré and even for those who don't." --Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal

"The bombshell plot twists toward the novel's conclusion will have spy fiction aficionados eagerly awaiting the next installment." --Kirkus Reviews

"Charles Cumming scores again with a smart, sexy thriller, reinventing the Russian-American-British triangle of espionage for a new generation." --Alex Berenson

"Eat your heart out, Daniel Craig...Cumming vividly showcases the undercover life of spies." --GQ on A Foreign Country

"A fast paced and absorbing spy thriller." --Wall Street Journal on A Foreign Country

"Simmers and crackles until the explosive finale." --Library Journal on A Foreign Country

"Cumming is particularly skilled at sketching his characters, most notably Kell (a classically reluctant spy)....The elegant prose will appeal to those who don't usually read spy fiction...Superb." --Publishers Weekly (starred) on A Foreign Country

"Brilliant...scene after scene crackles with excitement, tension, and suspense...almost impossible to put aside." --Washington Post on The Trinity Six

"Silkily written and more cool than hot...might make le Carré proud." --New York Times Book Review on A Foreign Country

"A smashing Cold War thriller for the 21st Century." --People on The Trinity Six

"Cumming's masterful novel bears comparison to the works of Alan Furst and John le Carré." --Washington Post on The Trinity Six, a Notable Book of 2011