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A delicate truth, John Le Carré

Label
A delicate truth
Title
A delicate truth
Statement of responsibility
John Le Carré
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
2008. A counter-terrorist operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend, and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister's personal private secretary, Toby Bell, is not cleared for it. Cornwall, UK, 2011. A disgraced Special Forces Soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be--or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Summoned by Sir Christopher ("Kit") Probyn, retired British diplomat, to his decaying Cornish manor house, and closely observed by Kit's beautiful daughter, Emily, Toby must choose between his conscience and duty to his Service. If the only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing, how can he keep silent?
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CaOONL
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1931-
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Le Carré, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Terrorism
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Illegal arms transfers
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Political corruption
  • Undercover operations
  • Gibraltar
Target audience
adult
Label
A delicate truth, John Le Carré
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Publication
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780670067169
System control number
(CaOOAMICUS)oka01322325
Label
A delicate truth, John Le Carré
Publication
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780670067169
System control number
(CaOOAMICUS)oka01322325

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