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A Spy by Nature: A Novel (Alec Milius)
A Spy by Nature: A Novel (Alec Milius) Charles Cumming 0312366361 9780312366360 Tautly written, cleverly plotted...it reminded me strongly of the early books of John le Carr -- Robert Harris, author ofThe GhostandFatherland nbsp; Charles Cummingnbsp;
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A Spy by Nature: A Novel (Alec Milius) by Charles Cumming

Tautly written, cleverly plotted...it reminded me strongly of the early books of John le Carr -- Robert Harris, author ofThe GhostandFatherland nbsp; Charles Cummingnbsp;nbsp;is a mannbsp;put on earth to perpetuate the spy thriller.nbsp;--The Daily Telegraphnbsp; nbsp; nbsp;...supremely intelligent and utterly readable...Smartly paced and intricately plotted, Cummings decidedly unglamorous look at industrial espionage provides plenty of elaborate deceits, double crosses and other trappings of a first-class spy thriller. --Publishers Weekly(starred review) nbsp; Alec Milius,nbsp;anbsp;recent graduate of the London School of Economics,nbsp;is young, smart,nbsp;nbsp;and a bit of a slacker, stuck in a shady job and suffering from a lack of direction.nbsp; So, when an old family friend offers to put him up for a job in British Intelligence, Alec begins the rigorous selection process for SIS or MI6.nbsp; Though he doesnt officiallynbsp;make the cut, he is funneled into a primenbsp;position at a British oil company with interests in the Caspian Sea.nbsp; He is directed to befriend Fortner Grice and Katharine Simms, two charismatic employees of Andromeda, a rival American oil firm.nbsp; Lured into the murky world of industrial espionage, Millius finds himself trapped in a life of secrets and lies, manipulated by MI6 and the CIA, and confronted by the reality of a ruthless business environment in which priceless information can come at the cost of human life.nbsp;Compellingly told, utterly authentic, and heart-racingly tense,A Spy By Naturewill grip you until the very last page.nbsp;nbsp

Author: Charles Cumming

Language: English

Edition: 1st St. Martins Griffen Ed. Nov. 2008

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 368

Publisher: St. Martins Griffin

Publication Date: 2008-11-11

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ISBN: 0312366361


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