The Amateur

The Amateur

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In this thriller, Charlie Heller is an ace cryptographer for the Company. He's a quiet man with a quiet job in a back office. But when terrorists shoot his fiancee in cold blood and Heller learns that the Agency has decided not to pursue them, his life takes an abrupt turn.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 252 pages
  • 153.9 x 240.8 x 23.9mm | 503.5g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1585674699
  • 9781585674695

Review quote

"A taut, chilling plot and a protagonist as memorable as one of Len Deighton's or le Carr?'s George Smiley." ("The New York Times Book Review")show more

About Robert Littell

Robert Littell has written 15 novels and has been elevated to the highest ranks by connoisseurs of the literary spy novel. His novels include the bestselling The Company (978-03303-7289-3) and Los Angeles Times Book Award winner, Legends (978-07156-3539-1). A former Newsweek journalist, Littell is an American living in France.show more

Rating details

615 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 16% (99)
4 40% (249)
3 35% (213)
2 8% (48)
1 1% (6)
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