The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy

The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy: (The Irregular Book 1)

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 08/02/2018
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'Irresistible' Guardian'Impressive' Daily Mail'Captivating' Mick Herron Nominated for the 2018 Best First Novel, Barry AwardLondon 1909Captain Kell of the War Office knows the Empire is under threat - from Russia and Germany, from terrorists and anarchists, spies and infiltrators.But he can't prove it to his superiors. He needs an agent he can trust, someone who knows the street, not the playing fields of Eton.Kell needs Wiggins. Trained as a child by Kell's old friend Sherlock Holmes, who used to call his little band of urchins the Baker Street Irregulars, Wiggins is now an ex soldier with an expert line in deduction and the cunning of a bare-knuckle fighter.But he has no wish to be recruited - until he sees a route to taking his sworn revenge on the killer of his best friend.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781473655379
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 232g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 20 mm

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The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy
First days of the Secret Service
Set in England in the early 1900s the novel uses the founding of the British Secret Service to spin a very well done story about people involved in it's ... READ MORE
Paul Lane