The secret defector

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1992 - Fiction - 274 pages
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During his struggle to find a new life for himself in 1956 London, self-exiled American radical Gus Black enters into an affair with novelist Rose O'Malley and struggles to become a writer himself. By the author of Going Away. National ad/promo.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The return of the great social iconoclast, his fourth novel in a quarter of a century (Weekend in Dinlock, Going Away, Zone of the Interior), with the last bow of many earlier characters in his books ... Read full review

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This raucous, hardboiled novel by the author of Going Away (Carroll & Graf, 1984) follows journalist, Marxist, and expatriate Gus Black through three decades. In the late Fifties, Gus avoids ... Read full review


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