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Slow Horses - Mick Herron
Slow Horses
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Who can you trust when nothing's as it seems?
Who can you trust when nothing's as it seems?
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781569479018 (1569479011)
Publisher: Soho Constable
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Slough House (#1)
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drallapaul rated it
3.0 Espionage book for the modern age - quite good
I'm no great fan of the genre but this novel, the first in a series, is quite entertaining although it contains the sort of convoluted plot typical of spy novels. River Cartwright has been "exiled" to Slough House along with other MI5 members and a plot involving the kidnapping of a Muslim youth fin...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 Slow And Steady (Horses) Win The Race
I really had no idea what to expect of this book when I picked it up. I ended up really, really, as in thoroughly and completely, enjoying it. Set in London, it revolves around Slough House, the place where spies go to languish after they've made a mess of something. To rely upon this book, as wel...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 "Slow Horses - Slough House #1" by Mick Herron - Le Carré rebooted in the modern day
"Slow Horses" is a (very) British spy thriller, set in contemporary London, in the post 7/7 bombing world of domestic anti-terrorism. The slow horses of the title are security service people who have messed up and have been cut out of the herd of thoroughbreds with whom they've demonstrated they c...
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
3.5 Slow Horses by Mick Herron - My Thoughts
It sounded good when I read the blurb. I wasn't sure about it until about half way through, but then it really got going and the twists and turns were twisty and turny and suddenly, I couldn't put it down! *LOL*The characters are, for the most part, quite unlikable. Even the erstwhile hero, River...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Slow Horses / Mick Herron
Slough House is a dumping ground for British intelligence agents who’ve screwed up a case in any number of ways—by leaving a secret file on a train or blowing a surveillance. River Cartwright, one such “slow horse,” is bitter about his failure and about his tedious assignment transcribing cell phone...
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