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  • Published: 6 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141995885
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Charity

  • Len Deighton



The final novel featuring Bernard Samson, one of Deighton's most enduring characters, who must return to Berlin for one last case

Bernard Samson returns to Berlin in the final novel in the classic spy trilogy, FAITH, HOPE and CHARITY.

Bernard continues to chip away at the mystery of his sister-in-law Tessa Kosinski's death in Berlin on the crucial night when his wife Fiona was brought out of the East. Fighting to uncover the truth, he must also confront the key relationships in his own life: Fiona is still far from stable now that she has returned to work, and their children remain in the clutches of his wealthy and manipulative father-in-law. Meanwhile, Werner Volkmann, Bernard's friend since childhood, is reluctant to get involved in Bernard's crusade.

A wonderful depiction both of covert operations and office politics, Charity is packed with action, incident and intrigue, bringing to a triumphant conclusion a series of ten novels that represents one of the great achievements of modern English fiction.

  • Published: 6 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141995885
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Praise for Charity

Here is the master of espionage writing at his brilliant best.

Mail on Sunday

Deighton's prose is tough, clean and compelling ... storytelling of this high quality will never go out of fashion.

Sunday Express

Like the vintage Bentley, Deighton's prose runs extremely smoothly.

Times Literary Supplement

Deighton's outstanding achievement is the nine-volume series chronicling the life and times of Bernard Samson ... Deighton's Samson trilogies are as much about the elusiveness of human interactions as espionage. Spying is not a secret world sealed off from ordinary life but an extension of the world we all live in.

John Gray, New Statesman

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