A couple takes a vacation at the enchanting island of Antigua in the Caribbean. The fun time takes a dangerous turn when a Russian millionaire called Dima approaches them, seeking their help for defecting. In return he offers money and several expose on the political and financial worlds. But the world he plunges them into is murky and full of danger. And when Britain’s Intelligence Establishment gets involved, scenting the presence of the Russian mafia, the scene changes. How does it all end for the couple?
John le Carre, a master entertainer for half a century has come up with yet another sure-shot thriller in Our Kind of Traitor.
(Penguin Book Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R ORL, England)