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Spook Country By William Gibson

Spook Country
by William Gibson

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What happens when old spies come out to play one last game? In New York a young Cuban called Tito is passing iPods to a mysterious old man. Such activities do not go unnoticed, however, in these early days of the War on Terror and across the city an ex-military man named Brown is tracking Tito's movements.
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Spook Country by William Gibson

What happens when old spies come out to play one last game?

In New York a young Cuban called Tito is passing iPods to a mysterious old man. Such activities do not go unnoticed, however, in these early days of the War on Terror and across the city an ex-military man named Brown is tracking Tito's movements.

Meanwhile in LA, journalist Hollis Henry is on the trail of Bobby Chombo, who appears to know too much about military systems for his own good. With Bobby missing and the trail cold, Hollis digs deeper and is drawn into the final moves of a chilling game played out by men with old scores to settle ...

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Spook Country Reviews


A cool, sophisticated thriller * Financial Times *
Very entertaining * Independent on Sunday *
Superb, brilliant. A compulsive and deeply intelligent literary thriller * New Statesman *
A neat, up-to-the-minute spy thriller * Metro *

The present needs Gibson more than ever * Dazed & Confused *
Fascinating * Sunday Express *
Fiction with an intensely modern feel. Above all, it's exciting * The London Paper *
A brilliantly appointed world * Arena *
I'd call the book brilliant and original if only I were certain I understood it * Literary Review *
A cool, sophisticated thriller * Financial Times *
Very entertaining * Independent on Sunday *
Superb, brilliant. A compulsive and deeply intelligent literary thriller * New Statesman *
A neat, up-to-the-minute spy thriller * Metro *

The present needs Gibson more than ever * Dazed & Confused *
Fascinating * Sunday Express *
Fiction with an intensely modern feel. Above all, it's exciting * The London Paper *
A brilliantly appointed world * Arena *
I'd call the book brilliant and original if only I were certain I understood it * Literary Review *

About William Gibson


William Gibson's first novel Neuromancer sold more than six million copies worldwide. Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive completed his first trilogy. He has since written six further novels, moving gradually away from science fiction and futuristic work, instead writing about the strange contemporary world we inhabit. His most recent novels include Spook Country, Zero History and Peripheral. His non-fiction collection, Distrust That Particular Flavor, compiles assorted writings and journalism from across his career.

Additional information

GOR001395456
Spook Country by William Gibson
William Gibson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2008-07-31
384
014101671X
9780141016719
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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