This sequel to "London Match" continues the story of secret agent Bernard Samson at the point where his wife, Fiona, has apparently defected to the KGB. Samson, himself under suspicion as a double agent, must follow a trail designed to uncover vast sums of money in London, Washington and Berlin. Len Deighton began his successful career as a writer of spy thrillers with "The Ipcress File". He has also written "XPD", "Goodbye Mickey Mouse", "Berlin Game", "Mexico Set" and "Winter".
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‘Superb… The secret of Spy Hook is its readability… Deighton is the inspiration for Le Carre and Forsyth and a master of his craft’
‘In Deighton’s best books – like this one – the narrative glides forward on rollers, and the scenes and characters fit perfectly into place. The result is marvellous entertainment’
‘Vintage, treble-crossing, East-West intrigue … written with Deighton’s usual punch and economy’
‘The narrative glides forward on rollers, and the scenes and characters fit perfectly into place. The result is a marvellous entertainment’
‘Mr Deighton’s touch is unfailing … never a false note’
New York Times Book Review
Born in London, Len Deighton served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first novel, The Ipcress File, which was published in 1962. He is now the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction. At present living in Europe, he has, over the years, lived with his family in ten different countries from Austria to Portugal.
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Book Description Century, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91736420