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Sweet tooth a novel /

Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government.

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  • "Britain, 1972. Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services in her final year at Cambridge. The cultural cold war continues and the country is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism. Serena is sent on a 'secret mission' which brings her into the literary world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life?"
  • "Een jonge vrouw met een voorliefde voor literatuur wordt in de jaren '70 van de 20e eeuw als lid van de Britse geheime dienst belast met het begeleiden van een veelbelovende schrijver."
  • "Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government."@en
  • "Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government."
  • "The year is 1972. Britain is confronting economic disaster. The cultural cold war continues, the country is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism, and faces its fifth state of emergency. Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year as a student at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War, Serena, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer. England's legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by fundng writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named "sweet tooth". This 'secret mission' brings her into the literary world of writer Tom Haley. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage: trust no one."
  • "In this stunning new novel, Ian McEwan's first female protagonist since Atonement is about to learn that espionage is the ultimate seduction. Cambridge student Serena Frome's beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England's legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named "Sweet Tooth." Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is the perfect candidate to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer named Tom Haley. At first, she loves his stories. Then she begins to love the man. How long can she conceal her undercover life' To answer that question, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage: trust no one. Once again, Ian McEwan's mastery dazzles us in this superbly deft and witty story of betrayal and intrigue, love and the invented self."@en
  • "During the Cold War in Britain, Serena Frome is recruited to work as an intelligence agent for MI5 and her first mission involves getting close to Tom Haley, a promising young writer. Despite her best intentions she starts falling for Tom, with potentially dangerous consquences."@en
  • "1972 : Serena Frome, recrutée par le MI5, est envoyée en mission secrète - opération Sweet tooth - ce qui l'amène à rencontrer Tom Haley, un jeune écrivain..."
  • "Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government, a situation that is compromised when she falls in love with him."
  • "Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government, a situation that is compromised when she falls in love with him."@en
  • "Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services."@en
  • "Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency. The Cold War has entered a moribund phase, but the fight goes on, especially in the cultural sphere. Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is sent on a 'secret mission' which brings her into the literary world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage - trust no one."@en

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  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Large type books."
  • "Large type books."@en
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Miscellaneous fiction."
  • "Historical fiction."
  • "Historical fiction."@en
  • "Love stories"
  • "Love stories"@en
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Spy stories."
  • "Spy stories."@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Love stories."
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Historical fiction, English."
  • "Roman policier."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Fiction."
  • "History."@en
  • "Suspense fiction."@en
  • "Suspense fiction."
  • "Spy stories, English."
  • "Spy stories"@en
  • "Spy stories"

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  • "Sweet tooth : a novel."
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  • "Sweet tooth a novel /"@en
  • "Sweet tooth /"@en
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  • "Sweet tooth : a novel /"@en
  • "a novel"@en
  • "Sweet tooth"
  • "Sweet tooth : a novel"
  • "Sweet tooth."@en
  • "Sweet tooth"@en