Seymour [is] incapable of creating a two-dimensional character . . . The ending is brilliantly orchestrated. * The Times * Crisp, taut and contemporary, by a stylish writer. * Rachel Redford, the Observer * 'Discerning thriller readers can safely say that the best practitioner currently working in the UK is the veteran Seymour. He is, quite simply, the most intelligent and accomplished in the current field . . . Here, we have a typically compromised Seymour anti-hero, a masterfully organised globe-spanning narrative and a mass of highly persuasive detail. The Dealer and the Dead is Seymour firing on all cylinders, and his rivals need, once again, to look to their laurels. * Barry Forshaw * With Seymour, not only do you get a cracking story deftly gold, but you also feel you are learning something. * Birmingham Press * [Seymour's latest story] doesn't disappoint * Oxford Mail * The final scenes are brilliantly orchestrated by Seymour, the sustained tension becoming almost unbearable . . . Without doubt, The Dealer and the Dead is one of the finest thrillers to be published so far this year. * Yorkshire Evening Post * [Seymour's] meticulous research shines through in his latest thriller. * Oxford Times * riveting stuff * Manly Daily * 'In a day when shop-worn plots in the disguise of well-written books are doing the rounds, The Dealer and the Dead comes as a refreshing, breathtaking story that keeps you gripped right till the very end. * Indian Express * The Dealer and the Dead displays his usual ability to concoct a tightly controlled plot that is cleverly engineered . . . steadily crafted into a compelling tale . . . Another first-class thriller from the always reliable Seymour. * Canberra Times * A tense thriller. * Choice * In a class of his own * The Times on THE WAITING TIME * A dense, intensely satisfying thriller from one of the modern masters of the craft, Seymour's latest novel will remind the world just how phenomenally accomplished a thriller writer he is. * Daily Mail on THE COLLABORATOR *
About Gerald Seymour
Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever. Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer since 1978.
The Dealer and the Dead by Gerald Seymour
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