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I Am Pilgrim - by Terry Hayes (Paperback)

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"I Am Pilgrim is simply one of the best suspense novels I've read in a long time." --David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"A big, breathless tale of nonstop suspense." --Janet Maslin, The New York Time



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'I Am Pilgrim' is [a] gripping debut novel, which pits a brilliant intelligence operative against an equally brilliant terrorist. Weighing in at over 600 pages, you get your money's worth and more with this thriller.--Brad Thor, New York Times bestselling author of DEAD FALL

"The strongest [thriller] in years . . . a taut, global trek . . . a long and perfect pilgrimage. (Grade: A)"-- "Cleveland Plain Dealer"

"Whatever you're doing right now, stand up and turn around. Take a good look at the edge of your seat. That's where you'll be clinging when you read I Am Pilgrim."-- "Naples Daily News"

"I Am Pilgrim is a twelve-course meal of a thriller.... A breathtaking accomplishment of a debut."--Gregg Hurwitz, New York Times bestselling author of Tell No Lies

"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. Thestyle is visceral, gritty and cinematic...A satisfying and ambitious book, written with skill and verve."--Adam LeBor "The Times, UK"

"Debut novelist Hayes brings well-refined storytelling chops to...[good] entertainment for readers with a penchant for mayhem, piles of bodies and a lethal biochemical agent or two."-- "Kirkus Reviews"

"Exhilarating...Hayes masterfully guides readers through an incredibly elaborate, drum-tight plot."-- "Newsday"

"High-octane."-- "Parade"

"I Am Pilgrim features great character development and an expansive, ambitious storyline as it sets the standard for the post-9/11 spy thriller."-- "S. Krishna Books"

"Massive in many senses, but none more so than its ability to exert a vice-like grip on the reader....Destined to be spy thriller of the year."-- "Irish Independent"

"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, UK"

"The next 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'."-- "The New York Post"

"This murder mystery/spy thriller grabs you from the first sentence and won't let you out of its grip. A brilliant American secret agent and forensics expert is in a race against the clock to stop a terrorist with a plan to destroy the United States. Please fasten your seat belt."--Kate White, New York Times bestselling author of EYES ON YOU

"THRILLER OF THE WEEK. Delivers thrills and spills...A full tilt mix of Homeland, The Wire and The Bourne Ultimatum."-- "Mail on Sunday"

"The storytelling and a truly intriguing protagonist make "I Am Pilgrim" a contender for best-of-the-year lists."-- "Associated Press"

"[A] powerful and formidably researched globe-spanning thriller."-- "Publisher's Weekly"

"A debut thriller reminiscent of John le Carre."-- "Wichita Eagle"

"An intriguing, multi-perspective thriller... the story made me almost miss my subway stop."-- "People Magazine"

"I am Pilgrim is a great, gripping thrill ride of a novel (that still feels grounded in reality). If you're looking for an action thriller/spy story for the beach, Pilgrim is a winner."-- "The Hollywood Reporter"

"I AM PILGRIM has all the elements of a blockbuster thriller."-- "Denver Post"

"Once you start this taut and muscular thriller, you won't be able to put it down."-- "Library Journal, starred review"

"Pilgrim turns out to be the most fascinating thriller hero I've encountered since Trevanian's legendary Nicolai Hel... Bracing, blisteringly original, and hopefully not the last time we see both Hayes and Pilgrim."-- "Providence Journal"

"The pages fly by ferociously fast. Simply unputdownable."--Booklist

"Tom Clancy meets Robin Cook in a thriller that should find a place in many beach bags this summer."-- "Kirkus"

"Hayes delivers muscular prose, sniper-round accurate dialogue and enough superb and original plotting to fill three volumes. He balances it all with the dexterity of the accomplished storyteller that he so obviously is. I Am Pilgrim is simply one of the best suspense novels I've read in a long time."--David Baldacci "#1 New York Times bestselling author"

''Dude, freak out. That's my new Gone Girl. Gone Girl was the last book that I couldn't put down. Seriously, email me when you read it. You'll be five chapters in, and you'll look up and be like, 'Dude!'''--Jimmy Fallon "Entertainment Weekly"

"Mr. Hayes's globe-trotting book has more kicks, twists and winks than anything of its dusty genre has provided in a long time. You will be happily surprised to find a new thriller franchise with brains to match its brawn."--Janet Maslin "The New York Times"

"The most exciting desert island read of the season...a big, breathless tale of nonstop suspense."--Janet Maslin "New York Times"



About the Author



Terry Hayes is the New York Times bestselling author of I Am Pilgrim and The Year of the Locust and is the award-winning writer and producer of numerous movies. His credits include Payback, Road Warrior, and Dead Calm (featuring Nicole Kidman). He lives in Switzerland with his wife, Kristen, and their four children.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inches (W) x 1.4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.2 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 624
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Thrillers
Publisher: Atria Books
Theme: Espionage
Format: Paperback
Author: Terry Hayes
Language: English
Street Date: December 2, 2014
TCIN: 16561134
UPC: 9781439177730
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-8140
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.4 inches length x 5.3 inches width x 8.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.2 pounds
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