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Dead Lions Slough House

by Mick Herron

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Thriller and Suspense

Dead Lions Slough House Synopsis

Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award A BBC Front Row best crime novel of the year A Times crime and thriller book of the year London's Slough House is where washed-up MI5 spies go to while away what's left of their failed careers. But now the 'slow horses' have a chance at redemption. An old Cold War-era spy is found dead on a bus outside Oxford, far from his usual haunts. As the agents dig into their fallen comrade's circumstances, they uncover a shadowy tangle of ancient secrets that seems to lead back to a man named Alexander Popov, and a decades-old conspiracy with a brand-new target: London's newest, tallest skyscraper ...

Dead Lions Slough House Press Reviews

'Herron may be the most literate, and slyest, thriller writer in English today' Publishers Weekly

'Smart, sharp British wit at its finest. A uniquely brilliant take on the British spy novel' Cara Black

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ISBN: 9781473621930
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd an imprint of John Murray General Publishing Division
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473621930
Publication date: 8th October 2015
Author: Mick Herron
Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd an imprint of John Murray General Publishing Division
Format: Paperback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Mick Herron

Mick Herron's first Jackson Lamb novel, Slow Horses, was described as the 'most enjoyable British spy novel in years' by the Mail on Sunday and picked as one of the best twenty spy novels of all time by the Daily Telegraph. The second, Dead Lions, won the 2013 CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger. The third, Real Tigers, was shortlisted for both the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, and the Sunday Express wrote that it 'revitalised the spy thriller genre'.   Author photo © Tim Barrow

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