The fact that this novel is seriously riveting is a testament to Robert Harris's storytelling power; he conjures knuckle-blanching suspense from a very well-known piece of history.
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, The Times
Harris’ retelling of the Dreyfus case is as taut and exciting as anything by Forsyth or Follet.
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Guardian
Menace and suspense twist tight in a narrative of tremendous tension.
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Sunday Times
Superb . . . Harris demonstrates his unique ability to recreate historical events and turn them into spellbinding thriller . . . Written with scalpel-like precision and the elegance we expect of Harris, there is a passion here that justifies calling it a masterpiece.
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Daily Mail
A brilliant retelling of a scandal that became one of the most famous miscarriages of justice . . . the most gripping book I've read this year.
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Mail on Sunday
In the hunt for a spy, he exposed a conspiracy. The winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2014, this is a gripping historical thriller from Robert Harris
Sunday Times bestselling author of Fatherland and The Ghost.
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