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Book Information: Untouchable, the

Untouchable, the (1998) [Novel]
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One of the most dazzling and adventurous writers now working in English takes on the enigma of the Cambridge spies in a novel of exquisite menace, biting social comedy, and vertiginous moral complexity. The narrator is the elderly Victor Maskell, formerly of British intelligence, for many years art expert to the Queen. Now he has been unmasked as a Russian agent and subjected to a disgrace that is almost a kind of death. But at whose instigation?

As Maskell retraces his tortuous path from his recruitment at Cambridge to the airless upper regions of the establishment, we discover a figure of manifold doubleness: Irishman and Englishman; husband, father, and lover of men; betrayer and dupe.

Original title: The Untouchable
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionAdventureSpy/Espionage
FictionGeneral Fiction

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Untouchable, the (1998)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Untouchable, the (June 1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679767479
Dimensions: 5.12 x 8.07 x .87
Pages: 384

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