By John Le Carré
A half-starved younger Russian guy is smuggled into Hamburg at nighttime with an unbelievable sum of money secreted in a handbag round his neck. he's a religious Muslim. Or is he? He says his identify is Issa.
Annabel, an idealistic younger German civil rights legal professional, determines to avoid wasting Issa from deportation, whether the associated fee is her career—and her safeguard. looking for clues to his mysterious prior, she confronts the incongruous sixty-year-old scion of a failing British bank—and a triangle of very unlikely loves is born.
Meanwhile, scenting a definite kill within the “War on Terror,” the rival spies of 3 international locations converge upon the innocents.
Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the reader by no means desires to enable pass, A so much sought after guy is a piece of deep humanity with unusual relevance to our occasions.
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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.
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