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  • Published: 2 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505472
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.00

Spy Hook




Spy Bernard Samson is forced on the run from his own government in this nail-biting first instalment of the Hook, Line and Sinker series

Millions of pounds have gone missing, and the Department have sent agent Bernard Samson to Washington to track them down. But this mission is just the start of something far deeper and darker. It will take him from the English suburbs to Berlin, the South of France to Los Angeles and the heart of a maelstrom. In the first part of the Hook, Line and Sinker trilogy, friends become enemies, pursuer becomes victim and no one - not even Bernard himself - is above suspicion.
A BERNARD SAMSON NOVEL

  • Published: 2 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505472
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Len Deighton

Len Deighton is the author of over thirty bestsellers of carefully researched fiction and non-fiction. His history writing was encouraged by A. J. P. Taylor and his books are noted for the picture they provide of the German side of the fighting as well as that of the Allies. His books include Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain and Blood, Tears and Folly: An Objective Look at World War II, both published by Pimlico.

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Praise for Spy Hook

In Deighton's best books - like this one - the narrative glides forward on rollers, and the scenes and characters fit perfectly into place. The result is marvellous entertainment.

Independent

Vintage, treble-crossing, East-West intrigue ... written with Deighton's usual punch and economy.

Daily Mail

Len Deighton is the Flaubert of the contemporary thriller writers.

Michael Howard, 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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