The Partisan

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Union Square & Co.
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.25 X 1.0 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781454950769

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About the Author
Patrick Worrall was educated in Worcestershire and King's College, Cambridge, UK. He has worked as a teacher in Eastern Europe and Asia, a newspaper journalist, a court reporter at the Old Bailey, and the head of Channel 4 News's FactCheck blog. The Partisan is his first novel.
Reviews
"Dr. Zhivago meets James Bond in British author Worrall's ambitious debut . . . . Worrall expertly weaves complex backstories and crossed narratives while vividly depicting the paranoia of everyday Soviet life, the barbarism of war, and shrewd old-fashioned spycraft. Fans of intricate Cold War-era spy thrillers will be enthralled." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Immersive, intriguing, and intelligent--incredibly impressive, up there with the best in the genre."--New York Times bestselling author Lee Child

"A dazzlingly confident debut. . . . Worrall rises impressively to every challenge."--The London Times

"An ambitious debut thriller [and] a compelling and . . . tragically resonant story."--The Guardian

"A constantly fascinating and emotionally authentic thriller that moves effortlessly . . . as the story's devious secrets are revealed."--Robert Goddard, Author of Into the Blue

"Fast-paced, intriguing, and deeply atmospheric."--Tom Bradby, author of The White Russian