Revenge of the Kremlin (Paperback)

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In this gripping, tightly plotted tale of espionage, Malko Linge investigates the suspicious death of a Russian oligarch in London.

Boris Berezovsky is living in exile in London to avoid the wrath of Vladimir Putin. One morning, the unlucky oligarch is found dead in his bathroom, an apparent suicide.

Their suspicions aroused, MI5 opens an investigation--but Prime Minister David Cameron orders the case closed. Alarmed at the renewal of Russian Cold War tricks and Moscow's increasingly close ties to London, the CIA dispatches Malko Linge to investigate Berezovsky's death and the British cover-up. With help from an alluring former CIA handler, Malko dives into the search for hard evidence of the Kremlin's involvement in the affair--putting himself directly in the crosshairs of the world's most efficient assassins.

About the Author


Gerard de Villiers (1929-2013) is the most popular writer of spy thrillers in French history. His two-hundred-odd books about the adventures of Austrian nobleman and freelance CIA operative Malko Linge have sold millions of copies. Malko Linge, who first appeared in 1965, has often been compared to Ian Fleming's hero James Bond. The two secret agents share a taste for gunplay and kinky sex, but de Villiers was a journalist at heart, and his books are based on constant travel and reporting in dozens of countries. On several occasions de Villiers was even ahead of the news. His 1980 novel had Islamists killing President Anwar el-Sādāt of Egypt a year before the event took place. The Madmen of Benghazi described CIA involvement in Libya long before the 2012 attack on the Benghazi compound. Chaos in Kabul vividly reflected the upheaval in Afghanistan. Revenge of the Kremlin lays the assassination of an exiled Russian oligarch in 2013 directly at the feet of President Vladimir Putin
Product Details
ISBN: 9780804169356
ISBN-10: 0804169357
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date: April 14th, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original