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Espionage book for the modern age - quite good

Slow Horses - Mick Herron



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 find them all involved in unexpected ways. Characters are well-defined and the story evolves at a good pace. Quite good - and different.