A Little White Death

Product Number: EB00645676
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781555848613
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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"[Lawton's] work stands head and shoulders above most other contemporary thrillers, earning those comparisons to Le Carre" (The Boston Globe). The latest novel from the master spy novelist John Lawton follows Inspector Troy, now Scotland Yard's chief detective, deep into a scandal reminiscent of the infamous Profumo affair. England in 1963 is a country set to explode. The old guard, shocked by the habits of the war baby youth, sets out to fight back. The battle reaches uncomfortably close to Troy. While he is on medical leave, the Yard brings charges against an acquaintance of his, a hedonistic doctor with a penchant for voyeurism and young women, two of whom just happen to be sleeping with a senior man at the Foreign Office as well as a KGB agent. But on the eve of the verdict, a curious double case of suicide drags Troy back into active duty. Beyond bedroom acrobatics, the secret affairs now stretch to double crosses and deals in the halls of power, not to mention murder. It's all Troy can do to stay afloat in a country immersed in drugs, up to its neck in scandal. "John Lawton is so captivating a storyteller that I'd happily hear him out on any subject." —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

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Author(s): John Lawton
Series: Inspector Troy Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2007

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Author(s): John Lawton
Narrator(s): Sara Coward
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Product Number Z100128511
Released: Jan 09, 2018
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ISBN: #9781538493427

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