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The Double Game by Dan Fesperman
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May 21, 2013 | ISBN 9780307744401

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A Seattle Times Best Mystery of the Year

A Times of London Best Crime/Thriller Book of the Year

“As fiendishly clever a spy story as you could hope for. . . . A guaranteed delight for any espionage fan.” —The Seattle Times, “Best Mysteries of the Year”

“[The Double Game’s] immersion in old-school espionage will thrill. . . . Fesperman is the most dependably entertaining, politically engaged writer you may never have heard of.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch
The Double Game is not just a spy novel—it’s a love letter to the genre, renditioning the unwary reader and dropping him into a dizzying pastiche of classic espionage, cleverly woven into a thrilling story. Brilliantly executed and a joy from start to finish.” —Olen Steinhauer, author of An American Spy
“Terrific. . . . A finely crafted espionage story and a dazzling homage to grand masters of spy fiction.” —The Globe and Mail

“Fans of spy novels will find much to love in The Double Game. . . . [It’s] clearly born of the author’s desire not only to give you a satisfying read, but also (equally important) to share some of his favorite books with you.”—Nancy Pearl, Morning Edition (NPR)

“Fesperman [is] . . . one of the most talented of the new generation of American spy writers… [He] provides genuine drama, laced with wit.” —The Daily Mail

“An affectionate homage to the spy novel as well as a complex virtuoso performance in its own right.” —The Times (London)

“Thrilling. . . . A spy novel about spy novels, calculated to deliver a maximum dose of fun for the genre fan. . . . Fesperman’s book is a triple, quadruple, quintuple game.” —The Daily Beast

 “A creative interplay with some of the best lines of classic spy fiction genre mixed with an original voice. This novel will immerse you in a clever and intriguing twist of plots and keep you a willing accomplice to the end.” Allison Bishop, International Spy Museum

“A beautifully written book [from] the highly accomplished Fesperman, a veteran of the sophisticated, literary novel of intrigue.” —Publishers Weekly

“Fans of spy novels will enjoy Fesperman’s affectionate homage.” —Kirkus Reviews

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