The Madness of July

Author(s): James Naughtie

Crime and Thrillers

From Radio 4's James Naughtie, a sophisticated thriller about loyalty, survival and family rivalry deep in the Cold War, drawing on decades of experience as a political insider in Westminster and Washington. It is a sweltering July in the mid-1970s, and for Will Flemyng, foreign office minister, the temperature is rising with each passing hour. A mysterious death has exposed secret passions in government, bringing on a political crisis that will draw him back into a familiar world of danger and deceit. For Flemyng has a past. He was trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines and now he's compelled to go back. In the course of one long weekend he must question all his loyalties: to his friends, his enemies, and to his own two brothers. Only then can he expose the truth in London and Washington. When he has walked through the fire.

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A sophisticated spy thriller, set in the endgame of the Cold War, from Radio 4 presenter James Naughtie.

'Clever, fast-paced and beautifully written, this is a sophisticated and hugely satisfying thriller that grips from the first page to the last. A tour de force.' Kate Mosse.

James Naughtie is one of the best-known broadcasters in the UK. A presenter of Today on BBC Radio 4, and a prize-winning writer, he has written about politics in London and Washington for many years.

General Fields

  • : 9781781856017
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : January 2014
  • : 228mm X 145mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Naughtie
  • : Paperback
  • : 352