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Red Sparrow

(2013)
(The first book in the Dominika Egorova & Nathaniel Nash series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Thriller (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Novel
Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton!

In the tradition of John le Carre, the bestselling, impossible-to-put-down, espionage thriller that is "a primer in twenty-first century spying" (The New York Times Book Review), written with the insider detail that only a veteran CIA operative could know - and shortlisted for an Edgar Award.

State intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the cast-iron bureaucracy of post-Soviet intelligence. Drafted against her will to become a "Sparrow," a trained seductress in the service, Dominika is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a first-tour CIA officer who handles the CIA's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers, trained in their respective spy schools, collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and, inevitably, a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers and the security of America's most valuable mole in Moscow. Seeking revenge against her soulless masters, Dominika begins a fateful double life, recruited by the CIA to ferret out a high-level traitor in Washington; hunt down a Russian illegal buried deep in the US military and, against all odds, to return to Moscow as the new-generation penetration of Putin's intelligence service. Dominika and Nathaniel's impossible love affair and twisted spy game come to a deadly conclusion in the shocking climax of this electrifying, up-to-the minute spy thriller.

Taking place in today's Russia, still ruled with an iron fist by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Red Sparrow displays author Jason Matthews's insider knowledge of espionage, counter-espionage, surveillance tradecraft, recruiting spies, interrogation, and intelligence gathering. As The Washington Post hails, this is a "sublime and sophisticated debut... a first-rate novel as noteworthy for its superior style as for its gripping depiction of a secretive world."

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

August 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Red Sparrow (Thorndike Press Large Print Thriller)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4104-6113-0 / 978-1-4104-6113-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Red Sparrow (Dominika Egorova 1)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4711-1258-6 / 978-1-4711-1258-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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June 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4767-0612-3 / 978-1-4767-0612-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4711-7163-9 / 978-1-4711-7163-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow (Dominika Egorova 1)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4711-6612-0 / 978-1-4711-6612-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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February 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-5011-7157-7 / 978-1-5011-7157-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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February 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-5011-6891-6 / 978-1-5011-6891-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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December 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4767-0613-1 / 978-1-4767-0613-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4767-6622-3 / 978-1-4767-6622-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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April 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (1) (The Red Sparrow Trilogy)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4767-6417-4 / 978-1-4767-6417-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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January 2014 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow (Dominika Egorova 1)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4711-1260-8 / 978-1-4711-1260-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4711-1259-4 / 978-1-4711-1259-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

February 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-5082-4386-7 / 978-1-5082-4386-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Red Sparrow: 1 (Dominika Egorova & Nathaniel Nash)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4862-9383-2 / 978-1-4862-9383-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


June 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Red Sparrow: 1 (Dominika Egorova & Nathaniel Nash)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4862-9382-4 / 978-1-4862-9382-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
ISBN: 1-4423-6552-8 / 978-1-4423-6552-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2013 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   


June 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Red Sparrow
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Red Sparrow (Dominika Egorova 1)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Red Sparrow: A Novel (The Red Sparrow Trilogy Book 1)
Author(s): Jason Matthews
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA