S8 Ep25: The Year of the Locust with Terry Hayes

S8 Ep25: The Year of the Locust with Terry Hayes

On today’s episode, Matt speaks with the global best-selling author Terry Hayes. Following a storied career as a journalist, Hollywood screenwriter, and film producer, his 2014 debut novel, I Am Pilgrim, was a revelation in the spy genre and sold millions of copies worldwide. Ten years later, Terry returns with a long-anticipated follow-up, The Year of the Locust. They talk about his creative inspirations, why the book took a decade to complete, and how contemporary spy fiction can take a page from epic fantasy and science fiction. Every bit as gritty, sweeping, and intricately plotted as I Am Pilgrim, The Year of the Locust’s bold bending of conventions will surely make it one of the most talked-about thrillers of the year.

Terry Hayes’ author page: https://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Terry-Hayes/15705144.

Order The Year of the Locust on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1668055783.

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