Never Come Back

Never Come Back

4.21 (14 ratings by Goodreads)
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A wartime thriller.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 127 x 190.5 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192820001
  • 9780192820006

Review Text

A very cool, accomplished, sophisticated variant on the manhunt theme (to which G.B. seems to have a monopoly). It may just catch on. Less of a story than Above Suspicion, but its got an edge on this through its very fine, cynical, impudent wit. The hero, euphemistically speaking, is a journalist of sardonic sangfroid, who murders his mistress, only to find that she was a valuable spy in a secret organization. The balance of the book is the cat and rat chase, with unscrupulous Thane devising some neat situations of foil and counterfoil. Clever-clever, urbane, and highly suspenseful withal. For your fastidious intrigue market. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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14 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 43% (6)
4 43% (6)
3 7% (1)
2 7% (1)
1 0% (0)
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