The Spanish Game: A Novel (Alec Milius)

  • Publish Date: 2008-11-25
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Charles Cumming
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The best of the new generation of British spy writers taking over where le Carre and Deighton left off. -- Observer (London) on The Spanish Game
The serpentine twists and the unflaggingly realistic suspense leave you breathless, but spellbound. -- Daily Mail (London) on The Spanish Game
Tautly written, cleverly plotted...reminded me strongly of the early books of John le Carre. -- Robert Harris, author of The Ghost, on A Spy by Nature
Six years ago, Alec Milius was released by MI6 after a disasterous operation. His world shattered, Milius has been living in Madrid, attempting to put his former life as a spy behind him, and quitely rebuild his life. But all his plans come crashing down when the head of a separatist movement goes missing, and Milius is lured back into the world of espionage, the brutal world of lies and desperation. This time, though, Milius is forced to work alone - with no back-up, no support, and no one to save him should something go wrong.
And in an operation like this, something is certain to go wrong. Horribly wrong.