The Night of Wenceslas
A nailbiting Cold War thriller from the author of the bestselling Kolymsky Heights.
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The award-winning debut thriller from the bestselling author of Kolymsky Heights
‘Quite simply the best thriller writer around.’ Spectator
Nicolas Whistler is young, bored and in debt. When an opportunity to make some money arises, he can’t turn it down. He is sent to Prague to carry out a simple assignment, but he soon finds himself trapped between the secret police and the clutches of the mysterious Vlasta. Whether he likes it or not, Nicolas is now a spy.
‘Fast-moving, exciting, often extraordinarily funny.’ Sunday Times
‘Brilliant. Don’t miss it.’ Observer
Quite simply the best thriller writer around.
Fast-moving, exciting, often extraordinarily funny.
Brilliant. Don't miss it.
Wonderful . . . Davidson manages to engage, thrill, occasionally terrify and is also often very funny indeed.
Stylish, ingenious and amusing . . . this first novel follows the fortunes of a young and amorous British gentleman named Nicolas Whistler who is inveigled into undertaking 'a small mission' in Czechoslovakia and soon finds himself enmeshed in intrigue and espionage.
So enriched with style, wit, and a sense of serious comedy that it all but transcends its kind.
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