- Author:Alan Judd
- Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (October 21, 2002)
- Pages:320 pages
- Subcategory:Thrillers & Suspense
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Set in 1970s London, Legacy is a spy novel by English author Alan Judd. Published in 2001 it continues the story of Charles Thoroughgood, first introduced in his debut novel, A Breed of Heroes, published 20 years earlier.
Set in 1970s London, Legacy is a spy novel by English author Alan Judd. British historian Peter Hennessy described it as 'one of the best spy novels ever'.
Alan Judd is a pseudonym used by Alan Edwin Petty. Born in 1946, he is a former soldier and diplomat who now works as a security analyst and writer in the United Kingdom. He writes both books and articles, regularly contributing to a number of publications, including the Daily Telegraph, the Spectator and The Oldie. His books include both fiction and non-fiction titles, with his novels often drawing on his military background.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. From award-winning author Alan Judd comes a gripping espionage novel set during the height of the Cold War. Capturing the tenor of 1970s London with assuredness on par with that of the genre's greats.
Alan Judd- a former MI6 officer (outed by disgruntled fellow traveler Richard Tomlinson, in his book "The Big Breach") brings us a believable, intricate and compelling espionage story. Fans of spy fiction generally judge a book on how authentic the tradecraft feels and Judd doesn't disapoint. He delivers that aspect with the ease and familiarity of an insider. The main character is Charles Thoroughgood, fresh out of the Army and in training John Le Carre fans, rejoice. A worthy successor exists.
Alan Judd is the author of eleven novels and two biographies. He previously served as a soldier in the British army and as a diplomat in the Foreign Office
Alan Judd is the author of eleven novels and two biographies. He previously served as a soldier in the British army and as a diplomat in the Foreign Office. Judd is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has won numerous awards including the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Heinemann Award. He currently writes for The Spectator and The Daily Telegraph. He lives in Sussex with his family. Библиографические данные.
Legacy Alan Judd HarperCollins UK 9780006513568 : First new novel for many years from the prize-winning author of. .The book is based mainly in London at the end of the Cold War. It is a spy thriller full of unexpected twists
Legacy Alan Judd HarperCollins UK 9780006513568 : First new novel for many years from the prize-winning author of best-selling A Breed of Heroes. Legacy is the first novel of a new spy trilogy. It is a spy thriller full of unexpected twists. Le Carres novels saw espionage as a metaphor for the treacherousness and helplessness of the human heart and Alan builds on this theme with his new novel also showing how intrinsic and close the world of espionage is to everyday life. Дополнительное описание: Кол-во ст. 320 Формат: 178 x 111 Дата издания: 2002 Вес: 140 Круг читателей: general.
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Charles Thoroughgood, hero of Alan Judd's classic A Breed of Heroes, has left the army to be trained by MI6 in the arts of the Cold War. Nothing could prepare him, however, for the unexpected inheritance left him by his late father, which leads him back into an old school friendship with Viktor, a Russian diplomat living in London, and beyond that into the murky world of Soviet espionage at the height of the nuclear threat to the West.