By Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
An American investigating his mentor's homicide reveals himself ensnared in an internet of lies and treachery in China, the place even tomorrow's climate is a kingdom secret. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination through cobra, A demise in China takes readers on a visit without leisure stops via a global of claustrophobic distrust and terrifying probability.
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Military rule was the accepted way in Algiers, certainly to men such as Hamid Malik. Law and order was an essential requirement to the development of good business, and this benefited the poor as well as the rich. But even for a wealthy man, it was sensible to cultivate people in the right places. The man he was enjoying coffee with was certainly that, Colonel Ali Hakim, a no-nonsense military policeman. He and Malik had been close friends over years of political upset and violence, the kind that had made military rule so necessary in Algiers in the first place.
This is grave news indeed. We must proceed very carefully. ” “That’s right. ” “And this General Charles Ferguson? I know of him, of course. He is a major player in the world of anti-terrorism and covert operations. ” “My friend, thirty years in my line of work means that nothing surprises me any longer. The Muslim population of Britain is substantial these days. That a few misguided young men would be tempted to join in the battle for the prospect of glory would not surprise me. ” He reached for his cap and swagger stick and got up.
A Death in China by Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano