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Scotland Yard's Inspector Troy returns in a Cold War spy thriller hailed as "stylish, sophisticated, suspenseful . . . A fictional tour de force" (Patrick Anderson, The Washington Post).
In April 1956, at the height of the Cold War, Khrushchev and Bulganin, leaders of the Soviet Union, are in Britain on an official visit. Chief Inspector Troy of Scotland Yard is assigned to be Khrushchev's bodyguard and
"[Lawton's] work stands head and shoulders above most other contemporary thrillers, earning those comparisons to Le Carré" (The Boston Globe).
The latest novel from the master spy novelist John Lawton follows Inspector Troy, now Scotland Yard's chief detective, deep into a scandal reminiscent of the infamous Profumo affair.
England in 1963 is a country set to explode. The old guard,
|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|2020.||First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.||Atlantic Monthly Press||380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.||English|| |
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