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A spy novel but one that has been quietly and ingeniously deepened well beyond the ambitions of genre it is one of those books that you read with your heart in your mouth your mind fully engaged and with a sense of desolation as you note the dwindling number of pages left before it comes to an end Chicago TribuneDunmore has always been fantastic on the complexity of peoples motivations and the secret reasons they act as they do This book is no exception a page turner as much a surprising love story as it is a tale of spies New York Times Book ReviewIts London 1960 The Cold War is at its height and a spy may be a friend or neighbor colleague or lover Two colleagues Giles Holloway and Simon Callington face a terrible dilemma over a missing top-secret file At the end of a suburban garden in the pouring rain Simons wife Lily buries a briefcase containing the file deep in the earth She believes that in doing so she is protecting her family What she will learn is that no one is immune from betrayal or the devastating consequences of exposure A master of the literary war novel as seen through the lens of individuals impacted by wars effects in Exposure Helen Dunmore pulls back the veneer of 1960s London life to reveal just how the betrayals and paranoia of the Cold War infiltrate even families This is a propulsive novel of forbidden love and intimate deceptions from one of our finest writers Dunmores strategy placing a triangle of past and present loves within a spy novel yields an unexpected dividend viscerally exciting New YorkerMuch like a slick shape-shifting spook Exposure is many things at oncean espionage thriller a forbidden-love story an immigrants taleand it assumes these varied identities with confidence a novel you wont be able to shake Entertainment Weekly

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April 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-8021-2493-3 / 978-0-8021-2493-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-09-195394-4 / 978-0-09-195394-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-8021-2668-5 / 978-0-8021-2668-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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August 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-09-955929-3 / 978-0-09-955929-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windmill Books
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1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-09-951094-4 / 978-0-09-951094-9 (UK edition)
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January 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0-09-195395-2 / 978-0-09-195395-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Audio Editions

April 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 1-4890-9530-6 / 978-1-4890-9530-5 (Australia edition)
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April 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 1-4890-9865-8 / 978-1-4890-9865-8 (Australia edition)
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April 2016 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 1-4890-9864-X / 978-1-4890-9864-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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January 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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January 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Exposure
Author(s): Helen Dunmore
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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