Our Kind of Traitor

Author: John le Carré

  • Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Published: 16 Sep 2010
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Synopsis

John le Carré's latest novel, Our Kind of Traitor, is set in contemporary, recession gripped Britain. A left-leaning young Oxford academic and his barrister girlfriend take an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean island of Antigua. By seeming chance they bump into a Russian millionaire called Dima who owns a peninsula and a diamond-encrusted gold watch. He also has a tattoo on his right thumb, and wants a game of tennis.

What else he wants propels the young lovers on a tortuous journey through Paris to a safe house in the Swiss Alps, to the murkiest cloisters of the City of London and its unholy alliance with Britain's Intelligence Establishment.

Product details

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780670919017
  • Size: 162 x 240mm
  • Pages: 320
  • Published: 16 Sep 2010
  • Publisher: Viking
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