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Owen Matthews
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Owen Matthews

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OWEN MATTHEWS worked as a war correspondent in Bosnia, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Chechnya, Iraq and Ukraine and was Newsweek magazine’s bureau chief in Moscow from 2006 until 2016. He has written several works of non-fiction including the critically-acclaimed Stalin’s Children and An Impeccable Spy. Black Sun is his first novel. He lives in Moscow and Oxford.

Books by Owen Matthews

Red Traitor

From the author of acclaimed historical thriller Black Sun comes a claustrophobically tense, page-turner, set during the Cuban Missile Crisis and based on a terrifying true story. . .

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Black Sun

Based on a true story, this acclaimed, chillingly authentic, page-turner of a thriller brings Soviet Russia and the Cold War world to brilliant life and should rank alongside Martin Cruz-Smith's Gorky Park and Robert Harris' Archangel.

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