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Agent 6 Hardcover – 7 July 2011

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  • Hardcover: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd (7 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847375677
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847375674
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 4.3 x 16.2 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 762 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.4 out of 5 stars563 customer ratings

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'Smith is superb at evoking the day-to-day realities and bitter ironies of the cold war... immaculately researched sections are individually pungent and powerful' Andrzej Lukowski , METRO 7/7 'It's an amazing story full of intrigue and espionage that you won't want to put down' Kim Metcalf, Essentials August Issue Praise for Agent 6 'Smith is superb at evoking the day-to-day realities and bitter ironies of the cold war... immaculately researched sections are individually pungent and powerful.' Andrzej Lukowski, Metro, 7 July 2011 'It's an amazing story full of intrigue and espionage that you won't want to put down.' Kim Metcalf, Essentials August Issue 'Smith remainsa brilliant depicter of the past' --John Dugdale, Sunday Times, 24 July 2011 'Tense and moving' 5 star review --Heat Magazine, 2 July 2011 'One of the most anticipated reads this summer, Demidov fans won't be disappointed' --Attitude, August Issue 'It is a deeply movig piece of work; even information dumps are shot through with emotion... Agent 6 is something far greater than a rank and file thriller' --BookGeek.co.uk

About the Author

Tom Rob Smith was born in l979 to a Swedish mother and an English father and was brought up in London where he still lives. He graduated from Cambridge in 2001 and spent a year in Italy on a creative writing scholarship. Tom has worked as a screenwriter for the past five years, including a six-month stint in Phnom Penh storylining Cambodia's first ever soap. His first novel, CHILD 44, was longlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the inaugural Desmond Elliott Prize, and won the Crime Writers' Association's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award for best adventure/thriller novel of 2008, and the American edition won Best Debut at the International Thriller Awards and Best Debut at the Strand Magazine awards.

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John Hopper
5.0 out of 5 stars great conclusion to the Demidov trilogy that packs in an awful lot
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3.0 out of 5 stars great start, but doesn't keep up the momentum
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4.0 out of 5 stars A fitting end
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