An Officer and a Spy : From the Sunday Times bestselling author-9780099580881

An Officer and a Spy : From the Sunday Times bestselling author

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by Harris, Robert | Fiction & related items
Published 08/05/2014 by Cornerstone (Arrow Books Ltd) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 624 pages

PRE-ORDER PRECIPICE, THE THRILLING NEW NOVEL FROM ROBERT HARRIS, NOW - PUBLISHING AUGUST 2024IN THE HUNT FOR A SPY, HE EXPOSED A CONSPIRACY'Seriously riveting . . . a testament to Robert Harris's storytelling power' The Times'Taut and exciting' GuardianParis, 1895: an army officer, Georges Picquart, watches a convicted spy, Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of a baying crowd.

Dreyfus is exiled for life to Devil's Island; Picquart is promoted to run the intelligence until that tracked him down.

But when Picquart discovers that secrets are still being handed over to the Germans, he is forced to confront the dangerous truth that Dreyfus may be innocent.

Soon Picquart is being drawn into a labyrinth of deceit and corruption that threatens not just his honour but his life . . .

'Menace and suspense twist tight in a narrative of tremendous tension' Sunday Times