Charles Cumming





Charles Cumming


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in Ayr, Scotland, The United Kingdom
April 05, 1971

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Charles Cumming is British writer of spy fiction. His international bestselling thrillers including A Spy By Nature, The Spanish Game, Typhoon and The Trinity Six. A former British Secret Service recruit, he is a contributing editor of The Week magazine and lives in London.

http://www.charlescumming.co.uk/

Average rating: 3.74 · 14,382 ratings · 1,622 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
The Trinity Six

3.74 avg rating — 3,317 ratings — published 2011 — 20 editions
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A Foreign Country (Thomas K...

3.77 avg rating — 3,613 ratings — published 2012 — 17 editions
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A Colder War (Thomas Kell, #2)

3.90 avg rating — 2,033 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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A Spy by Nature (Alec Miliu...

3.50 avg rating — 1,713 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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The Spanish Game (Alec Mili...

3.70 avg rating — 1,274 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
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Typhoon

3.75 avg rating — 1,126 ratings — published 2008 — 16 editions
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A Divided Spy (Thomas Kell,...

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The Hidden Man

3.48 avg rating — 523 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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A Spy By Nature / The Spani...

4.02 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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A Colder War: Free Sampler

4.06 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2014
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“I am not anti-American,' he said. 'I just despise the current American administration. I despair that Bush has made ordinary, decent people all over the world think twice about what was once, and still could be again, a great country, when what happened on September 11th should have made ordinary, decent people all over the world embrace America as never before. I don't like it that neo-conservative politicians bully their so-called allies while playing to the worst, racist instincts of their own bewildered electorate. I don't like it that we live in an era where to be anti-war is to be anti-American, to be pro-Palestine is to be anti-Semitic, to be critical of Blair is somehow to be supportive of Putin and Chirac. All anybody is asking for in this so-called age of terror is some leadership. Yet everywhere you look in public life there is no truth, no courage, no dignity to speak of.”
Charles Cumming, Typhoon

“The first thing you should know about people is that you don’t know the first thing about them.”
Charles Cumming, The Spanish Game: A Novel

“He believed in the unarguable notion that if a young person is lucky enough to read the right books at the right time in the company of the right teacher, it will change their life forever.”
Charles Cumming, The Trinity Six



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