The Untouchable

by John Banville | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0307560929 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 12/24/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Friday, December 24, 2021
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.

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