by Adam Brookes
Hardcover, 387 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $26 |
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Twenty years after he was caught as a British spy, Peanut escapes a labor camp in North-West China and seeks assistance from a crusading journalist in exchange for military secrets.
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June 21, 2014 Former BBC China correspondent Adam Brookes' new novel follows the ironically named Peanut, a former political prisoner who finds himself adrift — and then in trouble — in post-Tiananmen China.
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June 4, 2014 Reviewer Alan Cheuse takes on two new thrillers, David Ignatius' ripped-from-the-headlines cyber-adventure The Director, and former BBC China correspondent Adam Brookes' fiction debut, Night Heron.
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