By Tom Rob Smith
WHO IS AGENT 6?
Tom Rob Smith's debut, baby forty four, used to be an instantaneous publishing sensation and marked the arriving of an incredible new expertise in modern fiction. Named considered one of most sensible a hundred thrillers of all time by way of NPR, it hit bestseller lists worldwide, received the CWA Ian Fleming metal Dagger Award and the ITW mystery Award for top First Novel, and was once longlisted for the fellow Booker Prize.
In this spellbinding new novel, Tom Rob Smith probes the tenuous border among love and obsession as Leo Demidov struggles to untangle the threads of a devastating conspiracy that shatters every thing he holds expensive. Deftly shooting the claustrophobic depth of the chilly War-era Soviet Union, it's right away a heart-pounding mystery and a richly atmospheric novel of notable depth....
Leo Demidov isn't any longer a member of Moscow's mystery police. but if his spouse, Raisa, and daughters Zoya and Elena are invited on a "Peace Tour" to long island urban, he's instantly suspicious.
Forbidden to commute along with his relatives and trapped at the different aspect of the area, Leo watches helplessly as occasions in big apple spread and people closest to his center are pulled right into a internet of political conspiracy and betrayal-one that may lead to tragedy.
In the terrible aftermath, Leo calls for just one factor: to enquire the killer who destroyed his relations. His request is summarily denied. Crippled via grief and haunted through the necessity to discover precisely what occurred on that evening in long island, Leo takes concerns into his personal arms. it's a quest that might span a long time, and take Leo round the world-from Moscow, to the mountains of Soviet-controlled Afghanistan, to the backstreets of latest York-in pursuit of the only guy who understands the reality: Agent 6.
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