Box 88

Box 88


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"Spy agency Box 88 recruits Kite, a recent school leaver, to monitor a possible Iranian terrorist in France while on holiday with friends. Thirty years later, an Iranian intelligence agent captures Kite to establish what happened in France. Kite must use all his skills and experience to save himself and his family while Box 88 and MI5 try and find him. A gripping espionage thriller."


Other Reviews:


'A spy for the 21st century' Daily Mail, Books of the Year


‘Wonderfully taut, exciting and up-to-date' Spectator, Books of the Year


‘An ambitious fusion of coming-of-age novel and gripping espionage thriller' Financial Times, Books of the Year


‘BOX 88 is so good. Charles Cumming is up there with the very best espionage writers' Ian Rankin


‘A wonderful spy novel; Charles Cumming's most ambitious – and his best – yet' Mick Herron


Charles Cumming has breathed new life into the spy novel' Ben Macintyre


‘Atmospheric and full of sharply realised characters' Sunday Times


‘A clever thriller' Sun ‘Intelligence, grace, and stunning verisimilitude' Gregg Hurwitz


‘An engaging hero' James Swallow ‘All the hallmarks of the finest spy thriller' Charlotte Philby


‘Sharp-eyed and satisfying' Henry Porter


‘A great new spy hero is born' Amanda Craig


‘Ideal for anyone nostalgic for their first love and the whiff of Marlboro Lights' The Times