Christopher's Ghosts

Christopher's Ghosts

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It is the late 1930s, and young Christopher and his family are struggling against the rise of Nazi totalitarianism in Berlin. As he wrestles with a doomed love affair, he bears witness to an unspeakable atrocity committed by a remorseless SS officer.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 544.32g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1585679143
  • 9781585679140
  • 1,387,338

About Charles McCarry

Charles McCarry served under deep cover as a CIA operations officer in Europe, Asia, and Africa. He is the author of nine critically acclaimed novels, as well as numerous works of non-fiction incuding Citizen Nader. He currently splits his time between Florida and the Berkshires.show more

Review quote

"'Thank God McCarry has been rescued from retirement... I've been waiting for years to find out what happened to that old boy Paul Christopher' - Elmore Leonard 'McCarry admirers will hope that the appearance o his 10th novel will help to blow his disguise and ensure that his profile and not just his name, starts to chime with le Carre's. Certainly it deserves to' - Mark Lawson, The Guardian (on Old Boys) 'An exceptional novelist' - Alan Furst 'Intelligent and enthralling' - Eric Ambler 'The books I've been recommending lately are Charles McCarry's CIA novels' - Norman Mailer 'Charles McCarry is not only one of the best writers in America but one of the most important' - Christopher Buckley 'Thank God McCarry has been rescued from retirement and has written another book. I've been waiting years to find out what happened to that old boy Paul Christopher' - Elmore Leonard 'McCarry is the best modern writer on the subject of intrigue - by the breadth of Alan Furst, by the fathom of Eric Ambler, by any measure' - P J O'Rourke 'No one can tell a story like McCarry' - Richard Condon 'The best spy novelists were once spies themselves, including le Carre, Greene and McCarry' - New York Times 'There is no better American spy novelist' - TIME Magazine"show more

Rating details

375 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 29% (109)
4 38% (144)
3 26% (99)
2 4% (16)
1 2% (7)
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