Bernard Samson suspects there is a traitor within his department of MI6. A jaded but highly skilled British intelligence agent nearing the end of his career, Samson already got KGB major Eric Stinnes to defect. But when a British KGB agent makes a sweeping confession with a suspicious undertone, the finger points straight back to London—where Stinnes is locked up, refusing to talk.
The spy who’s in the clear doesn’t exist. In the spectacular third novel in Len Deighton’s Game, Set, Match trilogy, will Samson make the winning move?
Praise for Len Deighton:
“Virtuoso top level performance.”—Guardian
“Deighton, Greene and John le Carré comprise the reigning triumvirate of fictional spymasters beside whom all others pale.”—Seattle Times
“Few authors writing in the rigorous and finite genre of spy fiction have mastered the craft as well as Deighton.”—Chicago Tribune
“Deighton is so far in the front of other writers in the field that they are not even in sight.”—Sunday Times
“Lively, exciting, ingenious.”—Observer
“For sheer readability, he has no peer.”—Evening Standard
“What raises Deighton’s genre to art is not only his absorbing characters but his metaphoric grace, droll wit, command of technical detail … and sure sense of place.”—Washington Post
“I love him! So underrated now. The Berlin Game trilogy made lockdown possible.”—Olivia Laing
‟A stone-cold cold war classic.”—Guardian