The “cool and scary”(San Francisco Chronicle) New York Times bestseller from the author of Pattern Recognition and Neuromancer.
• spook (spo͞ok) n.: A specter; a ghost. Slang for “intelligence agent.”
• country (ˈkən-trē) n.: In the mind or in reality. The World. The United States of America, New Improved Edition. What lies before you. What lies behind.
• spook country (spo͞ok ˈkən-trē) n.: The place where we all have landed, few by choice. The place we are learning to live.
Hollis Henry is a journalist, on investigative assignment for a magazine called Node, which doesn’t exist yet. Bobby Chombo apparently does exist, as a producer. But in his day job, Bobby is a troubleshooter for military navigation equipment. He refuses to sleep in the same place twice. He meets no one. And Hollis Henry has been told to find him...
“A devastatingly precise reflection of the American zeitgeist.”—The Washington Post Book World
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GretchenLynn - LibraryThing
One thing that I've noticed about William Gibson's Blue Ant books are that they keep you guessing about everything, right along with the main character. Spook Country starts out with three seemingly ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - R.E.Stearns - LibraryThing
Spy-style thrillers are not my usual type of fiction, but this was excellent! The characters are fantastic and the story keeps you guessing throughout. I recommend it! Read full review