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Northern Spy: A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick

Flynn Berry

7 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction

The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most thrilling novel to date - now a Reese's Book Club Pick.

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

'You'll devour Northern Spy . . . I loved this thrill ride of a book'
REESE WITHERSPOON

'A chilling, gorgeously written tale... Berry is a beautiful writer with a sophisticated, nuanced understanding of this most complicated of places'
NEW YORK TIMES

'Thrillingly good... Flynn Berry shows a le Carre-like flair for making you wonder what's really going on at any given moment'
WASHINGTON POST

'An elegantly wrought story about the perils of not being what you seem... Nerve-shredding suspense'
DAILY MAIL

A producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another IRA raid comes on the air. As the anchor requests the public's help in locating those responsible for this latest attack - a robbery at a gas station - Tessa's sister appears on the screen pulling a black mask over her face.
The police believe Marian has joined the IRA, but Tessa knows this is impossible. But when the truth of what has happened to her sister reveals itself, Tessa will be forced to choose: between her ideals and her family.

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Praise for Northern Spy: A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick

  • PRAISE FOR FLYNN BERRY'S A DOUBLE LIFE

  • 'A thrilling page-turner' Paula Hawkins

  • 'What a book!' Clare Mackintosh

  • 'Beautifully paced and satisfyingly ominous' Observer

  • 'Mesmerisingly effective' The Sunday Times

  • 'Berry brings the story to a satisfyingly shocking conclusion' Guardian

  • 'A compulsive page-turner' Daily Mail

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Flynn Berry

FLYNN BERRY is a graduate of the Michener Center and has been awarded a Yaddo residency. She graduated from Brown University.
Her first novel, UNDER THE HARROW, was awarded the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and was called 'a triumph' (Sunday Times) and 'thrilling' (New York Times). Her follow-up, A DOUBLE LIFE, was praised by Paula Hawkins and Clare Mackintosh among others and was called 'blistering' (New York Times) and 'shocking' (Guardian).
Her third novel, NORTHERN SPY, is set in Northern Ireland.
She lives in California.

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