Frederick Forsyth – The Deceiver. 6. The Cold War lasted forty years. For the record, the West won it. But not without cost. This book is for those who spent so. Sam McCready serves Britain as Chief of Covert Operations for the Secret Intelligence Service. He’s competent, dedicated, in his prime. Why then this push. . The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth (). ‘Don’t worry, old boy,’ he said to Dobbs . ‘If one of them moves I’ll just blow his nuts off.’ (p).
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Forsyth lives in England. First Edition, not remaindered, not bookclub, not library, mylar cover, ceceiver, unclipped jacket, previous owner name stamped on FEP. But times have changed and mavericks like McCready are an endangered species.
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In making his escape he becomes rashly involved in a minor traffic accident. This book disappointed me. He’s competent, dedicated, in his prime. Freddrick inquire for more detailed condition information. Paperbackpages.
Panicking, he flees the scene by nicking the police car which had come to attend the accident, sparking a giant man-hunt led by East German security.
Fine first edition first print in fine dust jacket protected with Mylar cover. Now, before a panel of his peers, McCready must defend his unorthodox exploits or face dismissal. Problem is that if you are a fan of spy novels, these info dumps contain things you already know.
The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth (1991)
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grederick This whole spy game I have found silly since I quit reading James Bond. Unfortunately, it is a frame-up, laboriously created over many years by senior KGB officials, to create dissension and demoralise the CIA. The Deceiver Frederick Forsyth London: Here the plot is more a kind of case files of Sam Mcready, also called the Deceiver.
Very minor soil on front free endpaper bottom edge, clean text minor soil on text edges, clean cloth covers, minor rubs on dustwrapper corners and rear.
Still, xeceiver very nice collectible copy. The first; “Pride and Extreme Prejudice” is set in Germany during the cold war. He left the BBC in after controversy arose over his alleged bias towards the Biafran cause and accusations that he falsified segments of his reports. Keepsake is himself at high risk of being captured-tortured-shot by his own side, until rescued from Moscow by McCready in a complex, high-stakes heist.
McCready comes to realise that Morenz is in deep trouble and digging into his past, locates a potential hiding place.
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Better World Books Ltd Condition: When I compare this book to a Dale Brown or some of the other thriller geopolitical novelists of today, they lose – badly – and you appreciate Forsyth as a storyteller even more. As an intrepid and inventive field agent, McCready’s independent style has often driven him beyond the rules. Double matching red endpapers to the front and rear of book.
Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Where do old spies frederidk, given their unusual abilities and special skills? All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Probably Forsyth’s best work after the Day of the Jackal.