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Box 88 By Charles Cumming

Box 88 by Charles Cumming

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Summary

An organisation that doesn't exist. A spy that can't be caught.

Box 88 Summary

Box 88 by Charles Cumming

An organisation that doesn't exist. A spy that can't be caught.

Years ago, a spy was born...

1989: The Cold War will soon be over, but for BOX 88, a top secret spying agency, the espionage game is heating up. Lachlan Kite, recruited from an elite boarding school, is sent to France, tasked with gathering intelligence on an enigmatic Iranian businessman implicated in the Lockerbie bombing. But what Kite uncovers is more terrifying than anyone expected...

Now he faces the deadliest decision of his life...

2020: MI5 hear rumours of BOX 88's existence and go after Kite - but Iranian intelligence have got to him first. Taken captive and brutally tortured, Kite has a choice: reveal the truth about what happened in France thirty years earlier - or watch his family die.

In a battle unlike anything he has faced before, Kite must use all his skills to stay alive.

'Charles Cumming is up there with the very best espionage writers' Ian Rankin, bestselling author of the Rebus novels

'BOX 88 is a wonderful spy novel; Charles Cumming's most ambitious - and his best - yet' Mick Herron, bestselling author of the Jackson Lamb series

'Great work from Charles Cumming with a multi-layered plotline and an engaging hero' James Swallow, bestselling author of Nomad

'A layered and seamlessly constructed story with all the hallmarks of the finest spy thriller' Charlotte Philby, acclaimed author of A Double Life

'An enviably sharp-eyed and satisfying read. Great!' Henry Porter, author of Firefly

'A fast-paced story that moves seamlessly between the glamour of the South of France in the late eighties and present day London' Holly Watt, award-winning author of To the Lions

'Utterly gripping. A great new spy hero is born' Amanda Craig, author of The Golden Rule

'Charles Cumming has breathed new life into the spy novel' Ben Macintyre, bestselling author of The Spy and the Traitor

Box 88 Reviews

'BOX 88 is so good. Charles Cumming is up there with the very best espionage writers' Ian Rankin, Sunday Times No. 1 Bestselling Author of the Rebus novels

'BOX 88 is a wonderful spy novel; Charles Cumming's most ambitious - and his best - yet' Mick Herron, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Jackson Lamb series

'Great work from Charles Cumming with a multi-layered plotline and an engaging hero' James Swallow, Sunday Times bestselling author of Nomad

'A layered and seamlessly constructed story with all the hallmarks of the finest spy thriller, Box 88 is a fascinating window into the dark and
occasionally alluring world of espionage, combining insider knowledge, effortlessly drawn settings and characters that leap off the page' Charlotte Philby, acclaimed author of A Double Life and Part of the Family

'An enviably sharp-eyed and satisfying read. Great!' Henry Porter, author of Firefly and White Hot Silence

'A fast-paced story that moves seamlessly between the glamour of the South of France in the late eighties and present day London.
A fantastic series lead with fascinating characters and an intriguing look at recent, tragic history' Holly Watt, award-winning author of To the Lions

'Utterly gripping. A great new spy hero is born' Amanda Craig, author of The Golden Rule

Praise for Charles Cumming:

'The most brilliant thriller' Sunday Times

'Recommended. I read it in one breathless sitting' Ian Rankin

'Charles Cumming gets better with each book ' The Times

'Charles Cumming has breathed new life into the spy novel' Ben Macintyre, bestselling author of The Spy and the Traitor

'Plunges a novelist into a deliciously twisty imbroglio in Morocco; it's Cumming at his most relaxed and engaging' Telegraph, Books of the Year

'Nobody writes more enjoyable spy thrillers than Charles Cumming' Anthony Horowitz

'A real page-turner' Peter Robinson, Daily Mail

'Rich in twists and cloak-and-dagger action ... typically accomplished and enthralling' Sunday Times

About Charles Cumming

Charles Cumming was born in Scotland in 1971. He was educated at Eton and graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1994 with First Class Honours in English Literature. In 1995, he was approached by the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).

The Observer has described him as "the best of the new generation of British spy writers who are taking over where John le Carre and Len Deighton left off".

Charles Cumming's novels have been translated into thirteen languages. His work is published in the United States by St Martin's Press.

He is one of the trustees of The Pierce Loughran Memorial Scholarship fund which provides tuition fees for the Yeats Summer School in Sligo, Ireland. In 2008 he was a First Story writer-in-residence at Cranford Community College, London. He is also the founder and President of the Jose Raul Capablanca Memorial Chess Society.

Additional information

GOR010851195
9780008200367
000820036X
Box 88 by Charles Cumming
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2020-10-01
496
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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