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Mick Herron

ISBN: 9781616956417

Published: January, 2015

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Dieter Hess, an aged spy, is dead, and John Bachelor, his MI5 handler, is in deep, deep trouble. Death has revealed that the deceased had been keeping a secret second bank account—and there’s only ever one reason a spy has a secret second bank account. The question of whether he was a double agent must be resolved, and its answer may ...

Dieter Hess, an aged spy, is dead, and John Bachelor, his MI5 handler, is in deep, deep trouble. Death has revealed that the deceased had been keeping a secret second bank account—and there’s only ever one reason a spy has a secret second bank account. The question of whether he was a double agent must be resolved, and its answer may undo an entire career’s worth of spy secrets.

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“Smart, sharp British wit at its finest. A uniquely brilliant take on the British spy novel.”
─Cara Black, New York Times bestselling author of Murder Below Montparnasse
“Delightful . . . with a dry humor reminiscent of Greene and Waugh. ”
—Sunday Times, Best Thrillers and Crime Novels of the Past 5 Years
“[A] wickedly clever send-up of the classic British spy novel. ”
─Crime Writers' Association
“Funny, clever . . . Genuinely thrilling. The novel is equally noteworthy for its often lyrical prose. ”
─Publishers Weekly, Starred Review