For years scientist A.J. Lewinter has been an insignificant cog in America's complex defence machinery, but when he enters the Soviet embassy offering to defect, he is swept up in a terrifying political game of deceit and treachery. The author also wrote "The Once and Future Spy".
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"'A perfect little gem, the best cold-war thriller I've read in years.' - Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times 'If Robert Littell didn't invent the American spy novel, he should have.' - Tom Clancy"About the Author:
Robert Littell is the author of 14 novels, published in 12 languages around the world. Along with The Defection of A.J. Lewinter, they include The October Circle, Mother Russia, The Amateur (which was made into a feature film), The Once and Future Spy, An Agent in Place, The Visiting Professor and Walking Back the Cat. His most recent, The Company, was an international bestseller. Littell is a former Newsweek journalist. Robert Littell is an American who lives in France.
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