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The Russia House (1989)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Publishers and publishing
Publication Date 1989
Format Hardcover (9.8 mm)
Publisher Knopf
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
From premier spy novelist John le Carre, a magnificent thriller, a love story and an ethical puzzle for our time.

We are in the third year of perestroika and glasnost.  The place is Moscow.  The man is Barley; a derelict, English publisher with a passion for jazz and a penchant for booze, who visits the Moscow Book Fair.

The woman is Katya: a beautiful Russian with a mission to mankind and access to some of the hottest defense intelligence to come out of the Soviet Union in years.  It source: a disillusioned and desperate Russian physicist who wants Barley to publish the secrets . . but the British Secret Service and the CIA have other ideas.
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Product Details
LoC Classification PR6062.E33R87 1989
Dewey 823/.914
ISBN 0394577892
Edition Book Club Edition
Cover Price $19.95
No. of Pages 353
First Edition No
Rare No