IN THE HUNT FOR A SPY, HE EXPOSED A CONSPIRACY
***Winner of the 2014 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction***
***Now a feature film, winner of the Silver Lion Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival 2019***
Paris, 1895: an army officer, Georges Picquart, watches a convicted spy, Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of a baying crowd.
Dreyfus is exiled for life to Devil's Island; Picquart is promoted to run the intelligence unit that tracked him down.
But when Picquart discovers that secrets are still being handed over to the Germans, he is drawn into a dangerous labyrinth of deceit and corruption that threatens not just his honour but his life...
A breathtaking historical spy thriller from Robert Harris, author of Munich, Fatherland, The Second Sleep and the acclaimed Cicero trilogy.
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A wonderful point of view re-telling of an incredible true story. This is Harris at his best and a history lesson that should never be forgotten
An incredible novelisation of the Richard Dreyfus Affair
Historical, thoughtful and detailed, with an excellent plot that kept me turning pages long past my bedtime.