Fever and Spear (Your Face Tomorrow, Book 1)

Fever and Spear (Your Face Tomorrow, Book 1)

Javier Marías


A bold masterwork by way of Javier Marias: "Spain's so much sophisticated and talented writer." (The Boston Globe)Part secret agent novel, half romance, half Henry James, Your Face the next day is a unconditionally impressive demonstrate of the big presents of Javier Marias. With Fever and Spear, quantity one among his unfolding novel Your Face day after today, he returns us to the rarified global of Oxford (the pleasant atmosphere of All Souls and darkish again of Time), whereas introducing us to territory fullyyt new—espionage.

Our hero, Jaime Deza, separated from his spouse in Madrid, is a piece adrift in London until eventually his previous pal Sir Peter Wheeler—retired Oxford don and semi-retired grasp spy—recruits him for a brand new occupation in British Intelligence. Deza possesses an extraordinary present for seeing in the back of the mask humans put on. he's quickly gazing interviews carried out by means of Her Majesty's mystery provider: variously shady foreign businessmen someday, would-be coup leaders the following. Seductively, this metaphysical mystery explores previous, current, and destiny within the ever-more-perilous twenty first century. This compelling and enigmatic travel de strength from considered one of Europe's maximum writers maintains with quantity , Dance and Dream.

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