A Delicate Truth: A Novel

A Delicate Truth: A Novel

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A counter-terrorist operation, code-named 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… (more)

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He has maintained full control of his prodigious literary talents and kept the flame of his anger alive. He handles "A Delicate Truth" with a remarkably assured touch.

I left A Delicate Truth informed by the banality of evil, intrigued by a story that flops, Mobius strip-like, into and onto itself and yes, eagerly turning pages to find out what happens next.

The elegance and wit are Le Carré's own, of course, and while some fans will miss the ambiguity of earlier books, "A Delicate Truth" delivers plentiful intelligence and thrills.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (May 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 533 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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