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Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith

Agent 6 (original 2011; edition 2012)

by Tom Rob Smith

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Title:Agent 6
Authors:Tom Rob Smith
Info:Simon & Schuster Ltd (2012), Paperback, 560 pages
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Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith (2011)



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Well, this read like a combination of the first two books in this trilogy. The New York parts (the beginning and the end) were good like the first book. The middle was bad, like the second book. So overall, it was so-so. ( )
  Stahl-Ricco | Jan 23, 2016 |
Although not as gripping as "Child 44" this is still a satisfying conclusion to the series. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
Although not as gripping as "Child 44" this is still a satisfying conclusion to the series. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
Although not as gripping as "Child 44" this is still a satisfying conclusion to the series. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
While I enjoyed Agent 6 ( and have no idea why it was called Agent 6 ) it was an enjoyable read. However, I am pleased that this was book three of the trilogy. ( )
  DCarlin | Jan 22, 2016 |
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Moscow, 1965. Former Secret Service agent Leo Demidov is forbidden to travel with his wife and daughters to New York as part of a 'Peace Tour', meant to foster better relations between the two Cold War enemies. Leo's natural paranoia reaches its peak: Why have his family been selected? What is being planned? When Leo's worst fears are realised and a tragic murder destroys everything he loves, he demands only one thing: that he is allowed to investigate and find the killer who has struck at the heart of his family. Crippled by grief, his request denied, Leo sees no other option than to take matters into his own hands, thousands of miles from the crime scene. In a surprising, thrilling story that spans decades and continents - from the backstreets of 1960s New York to the mountains of Afghanistan in the 1980s - Leo will stop at nothing as he hunts the one person who knows the truth: Agent 6.
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Amazon Best Books of the Month, January 2012: To solve the murder that splintered his family, ex-KGB officer Leo Demidov escapes the ruins of Stalinist Russia through opium-soaked 1980s Afghanistan to New York's underbelly. Smith secures his place in the pantheon of crime writers with this taut, enthralling conclusion to the trilogy he brilliantly began with Child 44 and The Secret Speech. --Mari Malcolm

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"Former secret police agent Leo Demidov is thrown into a foreign conflict and is forced to question and confront everything he ever thought he knew about his country, his family, and himself"--Provided by publisher.

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