A Foreign Country

A Foreign Country

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 28/03/2013
In stock
Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days
Make and edit your lists in your account
Check click & collect stock near you
Collect today: Pay in shop

Synopsis

Winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller of the Year. Selected by Sunday Times Books of the Year and The Guardian as Best Thriller of the Year. Perfect for fans of John le Carré, a gripping and suspenseful spy thriller from ‘the master of the modern spy thriller’ (Mail on Sunday)Six weeks before she is due to become the first female head of MI6, Amelia Levene disappears without a trace.Disgraced ex-agent Thomas Kell is brought in from the cold with orders to find her – quickly and quietly. The mission offers Kell a way back into the secret world, the only life he’s ever known.Tracking her through France and North Africa, Kell embarks on a dangerous voyage, shadowed by foreign intelligence services. This far from home soil, the rules of the game are entirely different – and the consequences worse than anyone imagines…

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780007346431
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 290g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

Customer Reviews

View all
A Foreign Country
Great!
One of the best books I have ever read. I really enjoyed reading this book: it is well written and the plot is very interesting. This book kept me interest... READ MORE
sea77
A Foreign Country
A nice bit of espionage.
This book provides everything you could want from a spy novel. When the head of MI6 goes missing ex spy Thomas Kell is sent to discreetly find her. The tra... READ MORE
Athena
A Foreign Country
Good solid thriller fodder
Am new to Charles Cumming but I'd read more of his based on this book. The thing I liked was that the main character was actually not a super hero eg Jason... READ MORE
Andy2012
A Foreign Country
A pacey modern spy thriller – I want more!
This is a modern gripping spy thriller with our hero, Tom Kell, an ex-MI6 agent engaged to track down Amelia Levene who has disappeared and in six weeks is... READ MORE
PaperbackSecrets
A Foreign Country
Brilliant!
Thank you very much to Charles for sending me this copy after I loved Box 88 his latest spy thriller. I had previously never read a Charles Cumming book, n... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp