Uncommon Enemy

Uncommon Enemy

From a prison cell, in which he has been held on suspicion of breaking the Official Secrets Act, Charles Thoroughgood awaits not only his bail, but also the reappearance of the woman whom all the major roads in his life have led back to. After his years in the army and then with MI6, Charles has begun a new chapter in his life with the Secret Intelligence Agency, shadowing the movements of a suspected double agent. Charles knows that he has nothing to hide, and as he casts his mind over the course of recent events, he begins to suspect a more sinister motivation, both personally and politically, behind his incarceration…

Praise for Alan Judd:

'Plotting in the best le Carré tradition' Mail on Sunday

'Belongs to the classic tradition of spy writing' Guardian

'Judd infuses his writing with insider knowledge' New Statesman
  • Simon & Schuster UK | 
  • 368 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781849832748 | 
  • February 2012
List Price £4.99

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About the Author

Alan Judd
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Alan Judd

Alan Judd is a novelist and biographer who has previously served in the army and the Foreign Office. Chosen as one of the original twenty Best Young British Novelists, he subsequently won the Royal Society of Literature's Winifred Holtby Award, the Heinemann Award and the Guardian Fiction Award; he was also shortlisted for the Westminster Prize. He is currently the Spectator's motoring correspondent and a comment writer for the Daily Telegraph. He lives in Sussex with his wife and daughter.

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