Our Kind of Traitor
Overview - From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Night Manager , now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carr 's latest novel , A Legacy of Spies, is now available. Read more...
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carr 's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available. In this exquisitely told novel, John le Carr shows us once again his acute understanding of the world we live in and where power really lies. In the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and with Britain on the brink of economic ruin, a young English couple takes a vacation in Antigua. There they meet Dima, a Russian who styles himself the world's Number One money-launderer and who wants, among other things, a game of tennis. Back in London, the couple is subjected to an interrogation by the British Secret service who also need their help. Their acquiescence will lead them on a precarious journey through Paris to a safe house in Switzerland, helpless pawns in a game of nations that reveals the unholy alliances between the Russian mafia, the City of London, the government and the competing factions of the British Secret Service.
- ISBN-13: 9780143119722
- ISBN-10: 0143119729
- Publisher: Penguin Books
- Publish Date: April 2011
- Page Count: 320
- Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
- Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.61 pounds