Publication Date: 21/09/2017 ISBN: 9781408891377 Category:


William Boyd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: 21/09/2017 ISBN: 9781408891377 Category:
Paperback / Softback




A beautiful new limited edition paperback of Restless, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list

She continued her cross-examination and watched Romer’s pleasure grow; he was enjoying this, she saw, and his enjoyment began to anger her. This wasn’t some pastime, some idle flirtation – her brother was dead.

Eva Delectorskaya, a beautiful Russian emigree living in Paris, is recruited for the British Secret Service by the mysterious Lucas Romer. Under his tutelage she becomes the perfect spy – trusting no one, even those she loves most.

Since the close of the Second World War, Eva has carefully rebuilt her life as a typical English wife. But once a spy, always a spy. Now she must complete one final assignment, and this time Eva can’t do it alone: she needs her daughter’s help…

Publisher Review

A hypnotic read, effortlessly accelerating towards a moral reckoning * Daily Mail * Boyd is English fiction's master storyteller ... Restless is that rare thing: a spy thriller from a first-rate narrative intelligence * Independent on Sunday * Boyd is one of our finest storytellers, and he's at his best in this wonderfully atmospheric espionage thriller * Sunday Express * Fast moving, densely plotted, beautifully observed and probably one of the best things Boyd has done * Esquire * Heart-stoppingly exciting ... A riveting tale of wartime derring-do * Time Out *

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