Bernard Samson returns to Berlin in the final novel in the classic spy trilogy, FAITH, HOPE and CHARITY
Bernard continues to chip away at the mystery of his sister-in-law Tessa Kosinski’s death in Berlin on the crucial night when his wife Fiona was brought out of the East. Fighting to uncover the truth, he must also confront the key relationships in his own life: Fiona is still far from stable now that she has returned to work, and their children remain in the clutches of his wealthy and manipulative father-in-law. Meanwhile, Werner Volkmann, Bernard’s friend since childhood, is reluctant to get involved in Bernard’s crusade.
A wonderful depiction both of covert operations and office politics, Charity is packed with action, incident and intrigue, bringing to a triumphant conclusion a series of ten novels that represents one of the great acheivements of modern English fiction.
This new reissue includes a foreword from the cover designer, Oscar-winning filmmaker Arnold Schwartzman, and a brand new introduction by Len Deighton, which offers a fascinating insight into the writing of the story.
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‘Here is the master of espionage writing at his brilliant best… an authentic, compelling read’ Mail on Sunday
‘Deighton’s prose is tough, clean and compelling… storytelling of this high quality will never go out of fashion’ Sunday Express
‘Like the vintage Bentley, Deighton’s prose … runs extremely smoothly’
Times Literary Supplement
With the Cold War drawing to a close, Bernard finds that office life – whether in London or Berlin – can be just as perilous as operating in the field. Surrounded by schemers and their secrets, he must look out for his own interests.
Bernard’s lover in the time when his wife was thought to have defected to the East, Gloria now wants to make a new future for herself – which forces Bernard to think all the more about his own.
“Here is the master of espionage writing at his brilliant best”
MAIL ON SUNDAY
“The series represents a magnificent achievement in the field of espionage writing and Samson remains one of the great spies”
“Like the vintage Bentley, Deighton’s prose … runs extremely smoothly”
“Deighton’s prose is tough, clean and compelling”
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Book Description HarperTorch, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: For Bernard Samson, the end is near.In the concluding volume of Len Deightons superb trilogy that began with Faith and Hope, Bernard Samson continues to peel away the mystery surrounding the cold-blooded murder of his sister-in-law, Tessa, on the streets of Berlin. Although his wife, Fiona, has come back from the cold and is now in the West, his family is in tatters, and Samson has no where to turn for answers. Only his childhood friend Werner Volkman seems to offer the charity that Samson craves, but Volkmann is reluctant to get involved with any quest for the truth, no matter who is doing the asking. And as always, hovering above all Samson does and tries to be is the persistent memory of his father -- a deadly force to be reckoned with, even now.Deightons back and better than ever. Packed with action, incident and intrigue, Charity brings to a triumphant conclusion a series of 10 novels that represents one of the greatest achievements in modern fiction. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061096024
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