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The Paris Trap

(1977)
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Joseph Hone's The Paris Trap, first published in 1977, saw him step aside from his sequence of 'Peter Marlow' novels to offer a different kind of political thriller.

Jim Hackett and Harry Tyson first met in Paris, in days of hope - Hackett a promising actor, Tyson a budding writer. Twenty years later, their dreams soured, they are reunited in Paris for a substantive project: Hackett, now a movie actor, has been cast in a major film derived from a spy novel authored by Tyson, who now works for British intelligence. But the plot of the film, concerning a Palestinian terrorist cell, is about to be overtaken in the dramatic stakes by real events.

'A fine example of a vastly popular genre - the thinking man's thriller.' Irish Times

'Through a distorting filter of betrayals, private and public, Joseph Hone conducts us to a final scene so dire that Hamlet by comparison leaves the stage tidy.' Guardian

Genre: Thriller

Used availability for Joseph Hone's The Paris Trap

Hardback Editions

1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Paris trap
Author(s): Joseph Hone
ISBN: 0-436-20086-4 / 978-0-436-20086-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Secker and Warburg
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Paris Trap (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Joseph Hone
ISBN: 0-571-31491-0 / 978-0-571-31491-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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January 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paris Trap (Coronet Books)
Author(s): Joseph Hone
ISBN: 0-340-23486-5 / 978-0-340-23486-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Paris Trap (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Joseph Hone
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU