Our Kind of Traitor

John le Carré

Our Kind of Traitor is an enhanced digital title containing video material viewable on colour devices, such as the iPad. With an exclusive audio/visual recording of John le Carré reading from the novel and rare and exclusive audio footage of the author talking about the inspiration behind the book, as well as a letter from le Carré to eBook readers, this enhanced eBook will bring an enriched reading experience to fans of John le Carré and eBook lovers everywhere.

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In Our Kind of Traitor an English couple, Perry and Gail, are taking an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean Island of Antigua when 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.

'A teasing, beguiling, masterly performance' Sunday Times

'Chilling and astute . . . In Our Kind of Traitor, there is not a hair out of place . . . Le Carré has done it again for our nasty new age' The Times

'John le Carré's bullet train of a new thriller is part vintage John le Carré and part Alfred Hitchcock . . . The author's most thrilling thriller in years' New York Times

  • Penguin
  • Published 26th May 2011
  • 400 Pages
  • £9.99