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Northern Spy

Service95 Recommends Northern Spy by Flynn Berry

Northern Spy

Flynn Berry

Service95 Recommends is the home of the books we love and our contributors' reviews. Northern Spy by Flynn Berry explores terror, family, and the staggering cost the Troubles have had on human lives.

What Patrick Radden Keefe Says: "A tense and atmospheric novel about spy games between the IRA and British intelligence – even after the Good Friday Agreement ostensibly brought peace to the island – featuring a pair of sisters, one of them named Marian!"

What They Say: “A sharp, moving thriller, combining motherhood and espionage, sisterhood and sacrifice. You lose your breath for adrenalin, but also in empathy: for Tessa and Finn, in those quiet nighttime moments between mother and son. As tender as it is tense” — Abigail Dean 

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Patrick Radden Keefe is an award-winning staff writer at the New Yorker magazine and the author of Dua’s Monthly Read for June 2024, Say Nothing

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