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Joseph Kanon – The Berlin Exchange

Joseph Kanon The Berlin Exchange recensie en informatie over de inhoud van de Amerikaanse spionageroman over de Koude Oorlog. Op 22 februari 2022 verschijnt bij uitgeverij Simon & Schuster de nieuwe roman van de Amerikaanse schrijver Joseph Kanon. Er is nog geen Nederlandse vertaling van het boek verschenen of aangekondigd.

Joseph Kanon The Berlin Exchange recensie en informatie

Als de redactie het boek gelezen heeft, kun je op de pagina de recensie en waardering vinden van de spionagethriller The Berlin Exchange. Het boek is geschreven door Joseph Kanon. Daarnaast zijn hier gegevens van de uitgave en bestelmogelijkheden opgenomen. Bovendien kun je op deze pagina informatie lezen over de inhoud van dit nieuwe boek van de Amerikaanse thrillerschrijver Joseph Kanon.

Joseph Kanon The Berlin Exchange Recensie

The Berlin Exchange

  • Schrijver: Joseph Kanon (Verenigde Staten)
  • Soort boek: Amerikaanse spionagethriller
  • Taal: Engels
  • Uitgever: Simon & Schuster
  • Verschijnt: 22 februari 2022
  • Omvang: 320 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: gebonden boek / ebook

Recensie en waardering van de spionagethriller

  • “A novel that gives paranoia a new name, Kanon’s latest in a brilliant collection—including Leaving Berlin (2014) and Istanbul Passage (2012)—may be his most tightly rendered. The suspense builds quietly, almost stealthily, before tightening its grip. Another supersophisticated spy thriller from a ranking master.” (Kirkus Reviews)

Flaptekst van de nieuwe spionageroman van Joseph Kanon

From “master of the genre” (The Washington Post) Joseph Kanon, an espionage thriller set at the height of the Cold War, when a captured American who has spied for the KGB is swapped by the British and returns to East Berlin needing to know who arranged his release and what they want from him.

Berlin. 1963. The height of the Cold War. An early morning spy swap, not at the familiar setting for such exchanges, or at Checkpoint Charlie, where international visitors cross into the East, but at a more discreet border crossing, usually reserved for East German VIPs. The Communists are trading two American students caught helping people to escape over the wall and an aging MI6 operative. On the other side of the trade: Martin Keller, a physicist who once made headlines, but who then disappeared into the English prison system. Keller’s most critical possession: his American passport. Keller’s most ardent desire: to see his ex-wife Sabine and their young son.

The exchange is made with the formality characteristic of these swaps. But Martin has other questions: who asked for him? Who negotiated the deal? The KGB? He has worked for the service long enough to know that nothing happens by chance. They want him for something. Not physics—his expertise is out of date. Something else, which he cannot learn until he arrives in East Berlin, when suddenly the game is afoot.

Filled with intriguing characters, atmospheric detail, and plenty of action Kanon’s latest espionage thriller is one you won’t soon forget.

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