Cairo, 1942. Rommel is advancing steadily towards the British occupied city but every Allied counter-move is being betrayed by a Nazi spy. Bert Cutler, a police inspector in civilian life, is sent out to track down the traitor - but there is treachery at more than one level in Cairo.
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‘A superb example of Deighton’s craft’
Robert Harris, Sunday Times
‘Intrigue and suspense… City of Gold is excellent!’ The Times
‘The hallmarks of a Deighton novel are an intricate plot, an easy grasp of detail and a total mastery of storytelling technique’ Sunday Times
‘The pace of the story is compulsive… it is a real pleasure to be swallowed up in Deighton’s description of wartime Cairo’ Daily Telegraph
‘A brilliantly drawn background, a huge cast, and a plot as well-machined as a Bentley's gearbox’ Evening StandardAbout the Author:
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 1993-09-02., 1993. Book Condition: New. Arrow Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 336pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1751579
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