Joe Country: Jackson Lamb Thriller 6

Joe Country: Jackson Lamb Thriller 6

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‘We’re spies,’ said Lamb. ‘All kinds of outlandish shit goes on.’ In Slough House memories are stirring, all of them bad. Catherine Standish is buying booze again, Louisa Guy is raking over the ashes of lost love, and new recruit Lech Wicinski, whose sins make him outcast even among the slow horses, is determined to discover who destroyed his career, even if he tears his life apart in the process. Meanwhile, in Regent’s Park, Diana Taverner’s tenure as First Desk is running into difficulties. If she’s going to make the Service fit for purpose, she might have to make deals with a familiar old devil. And with winter taking its grip Jackson Lamb would sooner be left brooding in peace, but even he can’t ignore the dried blood on his carpets. So when the man responsible breaks cover at last, Lamb sends the slow horses out to even thescore.

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'Sets a new bar for spy fiction' Financial Times

In Slough House, the backwater for failed spies, memories are stirring, all of them bad. Catherine Standish is buying booze again, Louisa Guy is raking over the ashes of lost love, and new recruit Lech Wicinski, whose sins make him outcast even among the slow horses, is determined to discover who destroyed his career, even if he tears his life apart in the process.

With winter taking its grip Jackson Lamb would sooner be left brooding in peace, but even he can't ignore the dried blood on his carpets. So when the man responsible for killing a slow horse breaks cover at last, Lamb sends his crew out to even the score.

This time, they're heading into joe country. And they're not all coming home.

'The go-to author for British espionage' Guardian

'Bitingly intelligent, light of touch and frequently hilarious' Observer

Additional information

Weight0.28 kg
Dimensions19.6 × 12.8 × 3 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

344

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K