By Charles Cumming
Six weeks prior to she is because of develop into the 1st lady head of MI6, Amelia Levene disappears with no hint. Disgraced ex-agent Thomas Kell is introduced in from the chilly with orders to discover her – quick and quietly. The venture bargains Kell a manner again into the key international, the single existence he's ever identified. monitoring her via France and North Africa, Kell embarks on a perilous voyage, shadowed by way of international intelligence providers. This faraway from domestic soil, the foundations of the sport are fullyyt various – and the results worse than somebody imagines…
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A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming