Robert Littell



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  • Thriller

    Nov-2016

    In March 1953, four women meet in Room 408 of Moscow’s deluxe Hotel Metropol. They have gathered to reminisce about Vladimir Mayakovsky, the poet who in death had become a national idol of Soviet Russia. In life, however, he was a much more complic...

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  • Mystery

    Nov-2013

    Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for early retirement in the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the creature comforts, such as they are, of a mobile home. Into his life comes Ornella...

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  • Espionage

    Nov-2012

    When Kim Philby fled to Moscow in 1963, he became the most notorious double agent in the history of espionage. Recruited into His Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service at the beginning of World War II, he rose rapidly in the ranks to become the chi...

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  • Literary

    May-2009

    Based on a riveting historical episode, The Stalin Epigram is a fictional rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century -- and one of the few artists in Soviet Russia who daringly refused to pay ...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-2006

    The New York Times bestselling author Robert Littell presents a suspenseful and brilliantly topical new thriller that looks at the cycle of political violence in the Middle East. In the near future, an unprecedented Arab-Israeli settlement is brokere...

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  • Suspense

    May-2005

    Martin Odum is a CIA field agent turned private detective, struggling his way through a labyrinth of past identities legends in CIA parlance. Is he really Martin Odum? Or is he Dante Pippen, an IRA explosives maven? Or Lincoln Dittmann, Civil War exp...

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  • Espionage

    Apr-2002

    For his fourteenth novel, Robert Littell creates an engrossing, multigenerational, wickedly nostalgic yet utterly candid saga, bringing to life through a host of characters-historical and imagined-the over 40 years of the CIA-"the Company" to insider...

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  • Suspense

    May-1997

    Now back in print?a mesmerizing espionage thriller from the bestselling author of The Company Robert Littell has made a name for himself as one of the foremost authors of literary spy thrillers. Here, Littell abandons his usual East European milieu t...

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  • Suspense

    Mar-1994

    Lemuel Falk, a Russian theoretical chaoticist on the lam from terrestrial chaos, has been applying for permission to leave Russia every year for the past twenty-three years. Because he knows state secrets, he has not been allowed to cross the state s...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1991

    Dispatched to Moscow, agent Ben Bassett falls under the spell of a Russian poet and becomes caught up in a plot by Soviet hardliners who, despite the end of the Cold War, are determined to turn back the clock. Reprint....

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  • Suspense

    Apr-1990

    Robert Littell is a master storyteller of the highest caliber in the ranks of John le Carré, Len Deighton, and Graham Greene. The Once and Future Spy is a tale of espionage and counterespionage that reveals the dirty tricks and dangerous secrets of ...

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  • Literary

    Apr-1988

    The turbulent history of the Soviet Union--from the strife of the Russian Revolution to Stalin's reign of terror--unfolds through the life of idealistic revolutionary Alexander Zil, whose destiny is irrevocably bound to that of the USSR...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1986

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1986

    Robespierre Pravdin, a hustler from the future with a victim's instincts is set loose on the streets of an unsuspecting Moscow and ends up in a boarding house whose other residents add to his vision and dreams of Mother Russia...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1986

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  • Suspense

    Jan-1986

    In what Christopher Lehmann-Haupt of The New York Times called "the plot of plots," Robert Littell has created the CIA "legends" Francis and Carroll, dubbed "The Sisters Death and Night" by their cohorts. But few know what these enigmatic and extreme...

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  • Suspense

    Apr-1981

    A spy thriller classic from the author of "The Company" Before Robert Littell vaulted onto the bestseller lists with "The Company, The Amateur," which has been long out of print, established him as a contemporary master of the espionage thriller. In...

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  • Suspense

    May-1979

    Stone is the head of an elite arm of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- and a master of the psychologically sophisticated art of debriefing. When Oleg Kulakov defects from Russia, handcuffed to a sealed diplomatic pouch, it’s Stone’s job to find out if...

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  • Suspense

    1973

    In a republication of the author's 1973 first novel, unremarkable American scientist A. J. Lewinter triggers a series of high-stakes events when, during an academic conference in Tokyo, he contacts the KGB with an offer to defect, a proposal neither ...

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