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Charles Cumming


Scotland (b.1971)

Charles Cumming is a British writer of spy fiction. He was educated at Eton College (1985-1989) and the University of Edinburgh (1990-1994), where he graduated with 1st Class Honours in English Literature. The Observer has described him as "the best of the new generation of British spy writers who are taking over where John le Carré and Len Deighton left off".
 

Genres: Thriller
 
Series
Alec Milius
   1. A Spy by Nature (2001)
   2. The Spanish Game (2006)
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Thomas Kell
   1. A Foreign Country (2012)
   2. A Colder War (2014)
   3. A Divided Spy (2016)
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Box 88
   1. Box 88 (2020)
   2. Judas 62 (2021)
   3. Kennedy 35 (2023)
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Novels
   The Hidden Man (2003)
   Typhoon (2008)
   The Trinity Six (2011)
   The Man Between (2018)
     aka The Moroccan Girl
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Charles Cumming recommends
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Spy Hunter (2023)
(Irregular)
H B Lyle
"A thrilling story of espionage."
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Chameleon (2023)
(Black Box Ops, book 1)
Remi Adeleke
"Soldier, filmmaker, teacher, father, spy: Remi Adeleke has lived an extraordinary life. He has written a thriller every bit as tough and uncompromising as the man himself. Authentic, powerful and nerve-shreddingly tense, Chameleon deserves to be a smash hit."
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The Burning Time (2023)
(William Carver, book 4)
Peter Hanington
"Topical, authoritative and gripping."

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Awards
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel winner (2012) : A Foreign Country
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2018) : The Man Between


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