A truly classic writer of espionage fiction.
Certain things are constants, and Ted Allbeury is one. book after book, the prolific British writer of espionage tales has maintained a superior level. - New York Times
He is certainly the most skilled narrator of what goes on behind the scenes of the undercover spy world, and - what is so splendid and welcome - he does it all with a superb economy of words.
Ted Allbeury is one of our best spy thriller writers, quiet, thoughtful and menacingly compelling.
The most consistently inventive of our novelists of espionage, the one that other thriller writers point to as the finest craftsman among them.
A writer of stylish, confident and convincingly detailed spy thrillers.
Ted Allbeury is one of the best half-dozen writers of adventure and spy fiction.
Mr Allbeury is a writer of espionage novels that soar far above the genre. - New Yorker
Allbeury's novels have won a reputation not only for verisimilitude but for crisp, economical narration and high drama...there's no better craftsman.
One of the masters of espionage novels.
The best cold war espionage novels never really lose their punch: Allbeury, like le Carré, is a master of the genre.