The October Circle

The October Circle

by Robert Littell
     
 

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Seven of Bulgaria’s cultural elite—all disillusioned communists—and one American drifter find themselves staging an extremely dangerous protest that will set off a wave of repression and threatens to repay their heroism with death.

Connoisseurs of the literary spy thriller rank Robert Littell, the bestselling author of The Company, with John

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Overview

Seven of Bulgaria’s cultural elite—all disillusioned communists—and one American drifter find themselves staging an extremely dangerous protest that will set off a wave of repression and threatens to repay their heroism with death.

Connoisseurs of the literary spy thriller rank Robert Littell, the bestselling author of The Company, with John le Carré, Graham Greene, and Alan Furst in the first tier of the genre’s pantheon. Set against the backdrop of the Russian invasion of Prague, The October Circle is one of Littell’s most riveting early works.

Editorial Reviews

Newsweek
Exotic setting, constantly surprising . . . and a clockwork plot.
Chicago Daily News
Exciting . . . This author can tell a story!
The Washington Post
A brave, ambitious, and most worthy book.
From the Publisher
"Exotic setting, constantly surprising . . . and a clockwork plot."
-Newsweek

"Exciting . . . This author can tell a story!"
-Chicago Daily News

"A brave, ambitious, and most worthy book."
-The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590209134
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
334,117
File size:
557 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Exotic setting, constantly surprising . . . and a clockwork plot."
-Newsweek

"Exciting . . . This author can tell a story!"
-Chicago Daily News

"A brave, ambitious, and most worthy book."
-The Washington Post

Meet the Author

Robert Littell's novels include the New York Times bestseller The Company, The October Circle, Mother Russia, The Amateur, The Once and Future Spy, An Agent in Place, The Visiting Professor, and Walking Back the Cat. A former Newsweek journalist, he is an American currently living in France.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Martel, France
Date of Birth:
January 8, 1935
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, New York
Education:
B.A., Alfred University, 1956

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