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Nick Harkaway
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Nick Harkaway

Nick Harkaway Biography

Nick Harkaway, son of John le Carré, was born in Cornwall in 1972. He studied philosophy, sociology and politics at Clare College, Cambridge, and then worked in the film industry. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Bibliography to Date

Novels
The Gone Away World (2008)
Angelmaker (2012)

Non fiction
The Blind Giant: How Human Connection Will Redeem the Digital Age (2012)

This biography was last updated on 03/23/2012.

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Angelmaker
Angelmaker

by Nick Harkaway

A blistering gangster noir meets howling absurdist comedy as the forces of good square off against the forces of evil, and only an unassuming clockwork repairman and an octogenarian former superspy can save the world from total destruction.
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