The Accidental Agent


      The Accidental Agent
Plotting in the best le Carr traditionMail on SundayFrom the author of Legacy, now a major BBC Film, and The Kaiser s Last Kiss comes a brilliant new novel for fans of John le Carre and Charles Cumming Brexit looms and Charles Thoroughgood, Chief of MI6, is forbidden for political reasons from spying on the EU But when an EU official volunteers the EU s negotiating bottom lines to one of his officers, Charles has to report it Whitehall is eager for but as the case develops Charles realises that it may not be quite what it appears At the same time, he finds he has a family connection with a possible terrorist whom MI5 want checked out In both cases, Charles is forced to become his own agent, seeking what he really does not want to find Authoritative and packed with in depth knowledge,Accidental Agentis a gripping new spy thriller from a master of the genre Judd infuses his writing with insider knowledge New Statesman Wonderful One of the best spy novels ever Peter Hennessey onLegacy Belongs to the classic tradition of spy writing Guardian Judd has an infallible grasp of intelligenceSpectator Download The Accidental Agent – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Alan Judd is a pseudonym used by Alan Edwin Petty Born in 1946, he graduated from Oxford University and served as a British Army officer in Northern Ireland during The Troubles , before later joining the Foreign Office he currently works as a security analyst He regularly contributes articles to a number of publications, including The Daily Telegraph, and The Spectator as its motoring correspondent His books include both fiction and non fiction titles, with his novels often drawing on his military background He lives in Sussex with his wife and daughter.

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  • Audiobook
  • 336 pages
  • The Accidental Agent
  • Alan Judd
  • 24 August 2018
  • 1471152316

10 thoughts on “ The Accidental Agent

  1. says:

    Pure Class.Charles Thoroughgood is the head of MI6 He has returned to the service after a short period in the wilderness and finds himself involved in the minutiae of life in any area these days health safety, form filling, budget pressures and the expectation to perform miracles with ever decreasing resources His thoughts naturally therefore often turn to his imminent retirement.The government is in the middle of protracted negotiations on Brexit when his long time friend, and unoffic Pure Class.Charles Thoroughgood is the head of MI6 He has returned to the service after a short period in the wilderness and finds himself involved in the minutiae of life in any area these days health s...

  2. says:

    I enjoyed this book It had a pace and a flow that I liked It started with a party and introduced a host of characters, including cleverly providing backstory about our protagonist s wife and in chapter two getting straight into suspicions all over the place For once, I have read the latest book in a series without reading the earlier ones I noticed that there are quick introductions to the characters and what they have done in the past I think it is the sort of back story that I d have cons I enjoyed this book It had a pace and a flow that I liked It started with a party and introduced a host of characters, including cleverly providing backstory about our protagonist s wife and in chapter two getting straight into suspicions all over the place For once, I have read the latest book in a series without reading the earlier ones I not...

  3. says:

    This was an intriguing and timely spy thriller, given that it takes place with Brexit firmly in the background It doesn t have the thrills and spills of many spy thrillers, it issedate than that, but it certainly held my interest from start to finish It is certainly from the leCarre school of espionage books Charles Thoroughgood is Head of MI6, and together with the assistance of a colleague, Sonia, has to investigate the work and actions of his potential successor, Gareth Throughout th This was an intriguing and timely spy thriller, given that it takes place with Brexit firmly in the background It doesn t have the thrills and spills of many spy thrillers, it issedate than that, but it certainly held my interest from start to finish It is certainly from the leCarre school of espionage books Charles Thoroughgood is Head of MI6, and together with the ...

  4. says:

    The best thing about this book is it s only 250 pages long This is a political thriller but it s as boring as a parliamentary debate There are sections that are just board meetings about health and safety There is also a second plot involving Islamic extremism which goes nowhere and has no relation to the other plotThis 250 page book is just two short stories and a lot of filler There is a section at the start which I presume is supposed to add excitement and get the reader interested and thr The best thing about this book is it s only 250 pages long This is a political thriller but it s as boring as a parliamentary debate There are sections that are just board meetings about health and safety There is also a second plot involving Islamic extremism which goes nowhere and has no relation to the other plotThis 250 page book is just two short stories and a lot of filler There ...

  5. says:

    I ve read and enjoyed most of the previous Charles Thorogood stories Thiis one didn t seem to be as good, but it was short, dispatched in the day, so I obviously was happy to keep reading But is seemed rather...

  6. says:

    As a spy secret agent book the author seems to know his stuff There are dull moments and gripping moments with the clandestine meetings, traveling around and general operational information just enough to make it all very believable I m not sure why ther...

  7. says:

    Well written , atmospheric, beautifully researched and written by someone who has a deep knowledge of the murky world of espionage, this is an exceptionally good spy thriller that grabbed my attention from the outside and took me on a deep...

  8. says:

    Just an okay in this one Initially I thought I would really enjoy this because of the clean writing style but it was not to be There were two plots that didn t really fit together This was my first Charles Thoroughgood b...

  9. says:

    Pure escapism Finally some goodness to come from Brexit MI6 Chief Charles is on his way out, his retirement is looming and he is looking for a replacement, when the frontrunner for succession starts acting suspiciously For Charles, there is no escape from drama at work or at home, and it was joyous to join him navigate the political and familial delicacies VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.Thank you so much the publisher and NetGalley for providing me with a complimentary electronic copy in return for Pure escapism Finally some goodness to come from Brexit MI6 Chief Charles is on his way out, his retirement is looming and he is looking for a replacement, when the frontrunner for succession starts acting suspiciously ...

  10. says:

    This is another one of those books that has so much potential, but is an utterly boring read It is rare when I don t finish a book, but this is one of those times I m not going to give it a second go.

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