The Resource An officer and a spy, Robert Harris

An officer and a spy, Robert Harris

Label
An officer and a spy
Title
An officer and a spy
Statement of responsibility
Robert Harris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Robert Harris returns to the thrilling historical fiction he has so brilliantly made his own. This is the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told as a chillingly dark, hard-edged novel of conspiracy and espionage. Paris in 1895. Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of treason, sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island, and stripped of his rank in front of a baying crowd of twenty-thousand. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, the ambitious, intellectual, recently promoted head of the counterespionage agency that "proved" Dreyfus had passed secrets to the Germans. At first, Picquart firmly believes in Dreyfus's guilt. But it is not long after Dreyfus is delivered to his desolate prison that Picquart stumbles on information that leads him to suspect that there is still a spy at large in the French military. As evidence of the most malignant deceit mounts and spirals inexorably toward the uppermost levels of government, Picquart is compelled to question not only the case against Dreyfus but also his most deeply held beliefs about his country, and about himself. Bringing to life the scandal that mesmerized the world at the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Harris tells a tale of uncanny timeliness--a witch hunt, secret tribunals, out-of-control intelligence agencies, the fate of a whistle-blower--richly dramatized with the singular storytelling mastery that has marked all of his internationally best-selling novels"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Robert
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6058.A69147
LC item number
O33 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence officers
  • Dreyfus, Alfred
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Espionage
Label
An officer and a spy, Robert Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn846889309
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xi, 429 pages
Isbn
9780385349581
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013044985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o846889309
  • (OCoLC)846889309
Label
An officer and a spy, Robert Harris
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn846889309
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xi, 429 pages
Isbn
9780385349581
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013044985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o846889309
  • (OCoLC)846889309

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