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Published: January 2019
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BIC Subject: Espionage & spy thriller
Published By: Penguin
 
Published: 08-Jan-2019
Format: Paperback, 400 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781405921749
Stock Code: 5921749
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In 1986, news that East-West nuclear-arms negotiations are taking place lead many to believe the Cold War may finally be thawing.For British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox, however, it is business as usual.Ordered to arrange the smooth repatriation of a defector, Fox is smuggled into East Berlin. But it soon becomes clear that there is more to this than an old man wishing to return home to die - a fact cruelly confirmed when Fox's mission is fatally compromised.Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder by those on both sides of the Wall, Fox must somehow elude capture and get out alive.But to do so he must discover who sabotaged his mission and why...Nightfall Berlin is a tense, atmospheric and breathtaking thriller that drops you deep into the icy heard of the Cold War.In 1986, news that East-West nuclear-arms negotiations are taking place lead many to believe the Cold War may finally be thawing.For British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox, however, it is business as usual.Ordered to arrange the smooth repatriation of a defector, Fox is smuggled into East Berlin. But it soon becomes clear that there is more to this than an old man wishing to return home to die - a fact cruelly confirmed when Fox's mission is fatally compromised.Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder by those on both sides of the Wall, Fox must somehow elude capture and get out alive.But to do so he must discover who sabotaged his mission and why...Nightfall Berlin is a tense, atmospheric and breathtaking thriller that drops you deep into the icy heard of the Cold War.
Jack Grimwood, a.k.a. Jon Courtenay Grimwood, was born in Malta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from novels, he writes for national newspapers including The Times, Telegraph, Independent and Guardian. Jon is two-time winner of the BSFA Award for Best Novel, with Felaheen and then End of the World Blues. His literary novel, The Last Banquet, published under the name Jonathan Grimwood, was shortlisted for Le Prix Montesquieu 2015. His work has been translated into fifteen languages. He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker. Nightfall Berlin is his second thriller.
 
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