Dieter Hess, an aged spy, is dead, and John Bachelor, his MI5 handler, is in deep, deep trouble. Death has revealed that the deceased had been keeping a secret second bank account—and there’s only ever one reason a spy has a secret second bank account. The question of whether he was a double agent must be resolved, and its answer may undo an entire career’s worth of spy secrets.
About the Author
Mick Herron was born in Newcastle and has a degree in English from Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of two books in the Slough House series, Slow Horses and Dead Lions, as well as the standalone thriller Nobody Walks, and the novella The List. His work has been nominated for the Macavity, Barry, and Shamus Awards, and he has won the CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel. He lives in Oxford and works in London.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The List: A Novella based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
I have read all of Mick Herron's books, and enjoyed them all!
I wouldn't have purchased this book if I'd known it was only 48 pages. It felt like the short story didn't flow smoothly and you didn't get to know the characters. Abruptly, the story ended, as if the writer just didn't feel like writing anymore.