I Am Pilgrim : The bestselling Richard & Judy Book Club pick by Terry Hayes (Free eBook), The astonishing story of one man’s breakneck race against time to save America from oblivion.
A YOUNG WOMAN MURDERED. All of her identifying characteristics dissolved by acid.
A FATHER PUBLICLY BEHEADED. Killed in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square.
A SYRIAN BIOTECH EXPERT FOUND EYELESS. Dumped in a Damascus junkyard.
SMOULDERING HUMAN REMAINS. Abandoned on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan.
PILGRIM. The codename for a man who doesn’t exist. A man who must return from obscurity. The only man who can uncover a flawless plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity.
‘The plot twists and turns like a python in a sack… Visceral, gritty and cinematic.’ The Times
‘A big, breathless tale of nonstop suspense.’ The New York Times
‘Simply one of the best suspense novels I’ve read in a long time.’ David Baldacci
‘An all too plausible disaster for the world we live in. Great nail-biting stuff.’ Robert Goddard
The narrative is thrilling: the tension tightens with action…It’s a murder mystery, an illuminating account of contemporary international politics and a study of an unusual man……An excellent thriller which as a first novel is really remarkable * Literary Review * Rendition yourself into a pulsating thriller that never lets up as it carries the hero and the reader on an ever more desperate race between time and an all too plausible disaster for the world we live in. Great nail-biting stuff! * Robert Goddard * I Am Pilgrim is a 21st century thriller: a high concept plot, but with finely drawn protagonists. The plot twists and turns like a python in a sack. The style is visceral, gritty and cinematic…A satisfying and ambitious book, written with skill and verve — Adam LeBor * The Times * THRILLER OF THE WEEK. Delivers thrills and spills…A full tilt mix of Homeland, The Wire and The Bourne Ultimatum * Mail on Sunday * The best thriller I’ve read in ten years… An astonishing piece of work — Linwood Barclay.
About Terry Hayes
Terry Hayes is an award-winning Hollwood screenwriter, Emmy-nominated producer, and journalist. His film credits include Pay Back, From Hell, Mad Max 2 and Vertical Limit. He has lived in the UK, Australia and the US and now lives in Switzerland with his wife and children. I am Pilgrim is his debut novel and a multi-million global bestseller.
I Am Pilgrim details
- Paperback | 912 pages
- 127 x 198 x 38mm | 976g
- 08 May 2014
- Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Corgi Books
- London, United Kingdom