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Jack Grimwood - Author

About the Author

Jack Grimwood, a.k.a Jon Courtenay Grimwood was born in Malta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from novels he writes for national newspapers including the Times, Telegraph, Independent and Guardian. Jon is two-time winner of the BSFA Award for Best Novel, with Felaheen, and End of the World Blues. His literary novel, The Last Banquet, as Jonathan Grimwood, was shortlisted for Le Prix Montesquieu 2015. His work is published in fifteen languages. He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker. Moskva is his first thriller. 

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Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Author: Jack Grimwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

'Note-perfect, multi-layered, rugged as a T-34 tank. Grimwood is about to become your new favourite thriller writer' Independent ___________ 1986, the Cold War is thawing . . . But not for British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox. Smuggled into East Berlin, Fox's orders are clear: repatriate a remorseful defector. They are less clear over what to do when his mission is compromised. Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder on both sides of the Wall, Fox must stay free and get out alive. To do both he must discover who sabotaged his mission - and why . . . ___________ 'A fine book for those who enjoy vintage Le Carre' Ian Rankin 'The new Le Carre . . . an absolutely brilliant page turner . . . if you love thrillers, Jack Grimwood is a name you need to remember' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show 'Thriller of the summer. A dark, twisty tale of Cold War conflict' i paper 'The rejuvenation of the espionage thriller continues apace' Guardian

Nightfall Berlin

Nightfall Berlin

Author: Jack Grimwood Format: eBook Release Date: 17/05/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Nightfall Berlin by Jack Grimwood, read by Daniel Weyman. In 1986, news that East-West nuclear-arms negotiations are taking place lead many to believe the Cold War may finally be thawing. For British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox, however, it is business as usual. Ordered to arrange the smooth repatriation of a defector, Fox is smuggled into East Berlin. But it soon becomes clear that there is more to this than an old man wishing to return home to die - a fact cruelly confirmed when Foxs mission is fatally compromised. Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder by those on both sides of the Wall, Fox must somehow elude capture and get out alive. But to do so he must discover who sabotaged his mission and why...

Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Author: Jack Grimwood Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2018

'A fine book for those who enjoy vintage Le Carre' IAN RANKIN AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 2's SARA COX SHOW 'The new Le Carre . . . an absolutely brilliant page turner . . . if you love thrillers, Jack Grimwood is a name you need to remember' _________________ In 1986, news that East-West nuclear-arms negotiations are taking place lead many to believe the Cold War may finally be thawing. For British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox, however, it is business as usual. Ordered to arrange the smooth repatriation of a defector, Fox is smuggled into East Berlin. But it soon becomes clear that there is more to this than an old man wishing to return home to die - a fact cruelly confirmed when Fox's mission is fatally compromised. Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder by those on both sides of the Wall, Fox must somehow elude capture and get out alive. But to do so he must discover who sabotaged his mission and why... Nightfall Berlin is a tense, atmospheric and breathtaking thriller that drops you deep into the icy heard of the Cold War. _________________ 'Jack Grimwood's taut Nightfall Berlin is spring's best thriller' Observer 'The rejuvenation of the espionage thriller continues apace' Guardian 'Moskva was one of the most impressive spy thrillers of 2016 . . . Nightfall Berlin is even better. Grimwood's portrayal of dark and frightening East Berlin is excellent and he is skilful at describing the politics of espionage' Times

Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Nightfall Berlin 'The new Le Carre' BBC Radio 2 The Sara Cox Show

Author: Jack Grimwood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2018

In 1986, news that East-West nuclear-arms negotiations are taking place lead many to believe the Cold War may finally be thawing. For British intelligence officer Major Tom Fox, however, it is business as usual. Ordered to arrange the smooth repatriation of a defector, Fox is smuggled into East Berlin. But it soon becomes clear that there is more to this than an old man wishing to return home to die - a fact cruelly confirmed when Fox's mission is fatally compromised. Trapped in East Berlin, hunted by an army of Stasi agents and wanted for murder by those on both sides of the Wall, Fox must somehow elude capture and get out alive. But to do so he must discover who sabotaged his mission and why... Nightfall Berlin is a tense, atmospheric and breathtaking thriller that drops you deep into the icy heard of the Cold War.

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