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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Or to use up old plots before they become irrelevant…. Interwoven into the stories are countless chunks of recent history as Deceivfr does his trademark thing of interweaving recent events with fictional characters and plots. Unfolding as a retrospective of a spy’s career told in the context of an internal administrative hearing, it stitched together several very good stories with the protagonist as the common thread.

The Deceiver

That’s what happens on an Op. Varied and very entertaining allowing the author to have some fun with his readers. There are numbered pages which are in Very Good condition with slight discolouration to the fore edge ofrsyth the pages ie can be seen when the book is closed and is only extremely light and feintotherwise an extremely clean and desirable example. The Colombian drug forsyfh may have been replaced Forsyth has done an outstanding job of detailing the circuitous paths of the old espionage game along with giving us a lot of reasons why our world of the technocrat spy really isn’t a lot different from the world of dubious political activities taking place during the cold war.

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Feb 15, Anand rated it really liked it. Quite possibly the worst book I have read this year.


THE DECEIVER by Frederick Forsyth | Kirkus Reviews

The first; “Pride and Extreme Prejudice” is set in Germany during the cold war. Great holiday reading The storyline is a little thin due to its nature hence 4x, but a perfect book for your xeceiver choice. All in all not worth the paper it is printed on: The SIS is approached by a high-ranking Soviet general, offering to turn over documents with crucial details of Soviet military plans. Forsth by Frederick Forsyth. McCready’s deputy is unwilling to let his mentor retire without a fight, and insists on a hearing, during which four of McCready’s most celebrated cases are recalled.

This is largely plot driven, but the characters are three dimensional enough to carry it. His first full length novel, The Day of the Jackal, was published in and became an international bestseller and gained its author the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. This is the subject matter of this thriller. This forstth does not cite any sources. Paperbackpages.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Lists with This Book.

Near Fine Condition Edition: Reading that part of it, I became aware of frederivk similarities and finally it was clear the very intelligent and deceived episode we had watched – at that time I don’t know if we thought it was a film, but cable tv was comparatively primitive then – was a Frederick Forsyth work; if we had, the amazingly intelligent quality would have seemed something natural.

Nonetheless, the vigilante twist of The Veteran is imaginatively powerful, and the long final story about a cowboy who wakes from a century-long magic sleep to be reunited with a reincarnation of his lost love has the eerie, primal power of a yarn by Rider Haggard. We know this because McCready has himself been running a senior KGB mole in the Russian embassy — codename Keepsake deceiber who explains it all to the Brits. For both writers the linked short story format gives them an opportunity to review the Cold War years through different episodes.

A Miami police officer is killed when the plane he is riding back to the US blows up. At this point, the co-operation between the US and the British turns into mutual distrust, with both sides vouching for their own sources.


It is a book I pick up once every years and every time I do, it still feels fresh to me. Fiction; ; Crime Fiction. Problem is that if you are a fan of spy novels, these info dumps contain things you already know. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The Deceiver Forsyth, Frederick London: This book has soft covers.

The Chief is ordered to make an example of a maverick officer, and Sam McCready is suggested. Leuk weer eens een spionageroman te lezen. In making his escape he becomes rashly involved in a minor traffic accident. Another serious flaw is that Forsyth fudges, making up imaginary countries and political figures.

Yep, she wanted to bring the press to Sunshine so the world could see that Independence is not an option. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Tutorials PupilGarage provides you several tutorials and notes for different subjects that would help in better understanding. As a favour to his old friend, and in stark violation of his BND employment rules, Morenz agrees to enter East Germany, where he manages to get hold of the documents.

Used – Very Good. The binding has no wear or blemishes. 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. Near fine in plain red printed wrappers.

Frederick Forsyth The Deceiver dust jacket, front board, back board and spine are all in Fine condition.

Not his best, but very good. Surely one of the most thoroughly researched and gripping thrillers ever written.