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Harry's Game

by Gerald Seymour

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Harry's Game

Gerald Seymour is one of our greatest thriller writers - a reputation established with his first novel, Harry's Game, published in 1975 and still as fresh, vibrant and exciting 40 years later. Set in Belfast at the height of the troubles, Harry Brown, an Ulsterman and British army officer is sent undercover as a catholic merchant seaman to track down the killer of a Cabinet minister gunned down in front of his family. The characters are richly drawn and from the assassin's nervous movements that open the book to its tense tumultuous end it proves itself one of the best thrillers ever written.

Sarah Broadhurst

Harry's Game Synopsis

A British cabinet minister is gunned down on a London street by an IRA assassin. In the wake of national outcry, the authorities must find the hitman. But the trail is long cold, the killer gone to ground in Belfast, and they must resort to more unorthodox methods to unearth him. Ill prepared and poorly briefed, undercover agent Harry Brown is sent into the heart of enemy territory to infiltrate the terrorists. But when it is a race against the clock, mistakes are made and corners cut.

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Harry's Game Press Reviews

'Absorbing from beginning to end... the sort of book that makes you lose track of time'

New York Times

 

'Evokes the atmosphere and smell of the back streets of Belfast as nothing else I have ever read Frederick Forsyth'

Sunday Express

 

'A though thriller, vibrant with suspense'

Evening Standard

 

'Devastatingly good... you can smell the mean streets where the terrorists hide Spectator First rate... Edge-of-the-seat reading'

Washington Post

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ISBN: 9781473626058
Publication date: 22/10/2015
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781444760019
Publication date: 20/06/2013
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444760019
Publication date: 20th June 2013
Author: Gerald Seymour
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Gerald Seymour

Gerald Seymour was our Guest Editor in August 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever.Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer ...

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