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Corpus: A gripping spy thriller

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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. There is a social divide here, too, with many types of people represented – the upper classes, politicians, immigrants, academics, miners – but some things unite them, including murder.

Well, I’m over the moon to have been introduced to his writing as I enjoyed this novel immensely and I am delighted to share my review with you today, so thank you for stopping by. This is because, though set in that turbulent time of the mid-30’s where totalitarian politics are on the rise, and the only possible response to fascism appears to lead to war, his central character here is an academic, a historian, with a special interest in the politics of espionage in Elizabeth’s court, Robert Cecil and Walsingham.

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The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force tactical air controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events. His Cambridge is a dense and smoky world where fascists and communists are operating as secret societies, with both sides recruiting idealistic students and plotting to destabilise England for their own gain. For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare--poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights.

King Edward VIII's forbidden love for the divorcee Mrs Wallis Simpson arrives in the midst of this, playing an interesting and disturbing role.

There he finds a trio of friends distanced over time and their prominent families, two of whom have been tainted by sudden deaths. Mix in an abdication crisis and unscrupulous powers and we have a top flight historical thriller on our hands. This is her first ‘assignment’, she is out of her depth and justifiably scared – and in a very short time she lies dead of an apparent heroin overdose in a Cambridge bedroom.

The portrayal of Cambridge dons is rather polarised, they all seem to be either fascists or communists, reflecting the political jockeying that went on pre-war. Communists and fascists fight it out behind the scenes (and sometimes in front of them) left, right and centre as the lines are drawn pro and anti-Hitler. A TV series of the John Shakespeare novels is currently in development by the team behind POLDARK and ENDEAVOUR.

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I love the idea of espionage, intrigue and murder and the main character Thomas sounds very interesting. Applicability of cancellation rights: Legal rights of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations available for UK or EU consumers do not apply to certain products and services. The books here are primarily of the Historical Fiction or Science Fiction bent with some Thrillers and Crime thrown in - but there are happy exceptions. It is the end of November in 1936 and the people of Britain are being kept in ignorance about the crisis facing the country’s monarchy.

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