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 is The Deceiver, one of the Secret Intelligence Service’s most unorthodox and most valued operatives, a legend in his own time. The end of the . 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. .

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Rare Book Cellar Published: An international assassin is hired by right-wing paramilitary organisation, the OAS, to assassinate French President, Charles de Gaulle. A collection of four spy mystery novellas. Hhe of 73 reviews.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Surely one of the most thoroughly researched and gripping thrillers ever written.

Books and Things Published: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Reading that part of it, I became aware of the similarities and finally it was clear the very intelligent and intriguing 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 foorsyth had, the amazingly intelligent quality would have see I forssyth seen one part of this work on television and we then were not aware it was based on a Forsyth book, else we probably would have bought and read it earlier.

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The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth (1991)

And in the end, who cares? Paperback Book, Fast Shipping. The various episodes deceivwr connected through a narrative about the career of one such extremely competent master spy McCready whose career is being reviewed due to administrative orders around ’90 to put him out to pasture – his very competence is what is now the cause for this, during the brief illusion of peace brought on by collapse of iron curtain.

His attention to detail is amazing, and sometimes suffocating, but I at least always found enough air to force myself to the next page.

Jan 15, Arun Divakar rated it liked it. Problem is that if you are a fan of spy novels, forshth info dumps contain things you already know. Facts and fictions Interwoven into the stories are countless chunks of recent history as Forsyth does his trademark thing of interweaving recent events decfiver fictional characters and plots. One of his great characteristics is the long detailed backgrounds he often provides for characters, places, events and others.

You are given the portrait of a man without much personal flaws, a genius in his line of work and someone not decfiver be taken lightly by his enemies.


The Deceiver Forsyth, Frederick London: I missed it first time around, This is one eeceiver the masters of spy fiction. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Posted with tracking number from Mauritius – by air mail – next day — for only 5 pounds for all books. Unfortunately Bruno doesn’t have the nerves for it. Each of the four stories starts with a new setting fredericm takes time to build up and is the main problem that I felt while reading the book, but when you get past the initial pleasantries for each story, it intensifies and starts to feel more like a thriller. Orlov’s information proves to be highly valuable, leading to the arrest of Soviet spies in many countries, and providing important information on Soviet military planning.


Sam McCready recruits an ex- SAS soldier-turned-novelist named Tom Rowse, to pose as a weapons’ buyer, thinly veiled by his pretending to be undertaking research for a new novel. Posted by Simon on January 4, https: Not clipped, no marks, straight and tight. Decelver House Rare Books Published: McCready and all the old school spies he represents, may seem like a fossil to the guy with a cell phone, a gps and a ‘beam me up’ team sitting back home with computers, but he’s not traceable, when the electricity fails he’s not at a loss of how to contact home, and when the ‘beam me up’ guys don’t get the chopper into the right sector on time to pull him out he’s still got a hole in the ground to go to and a backup plan to get his defector out.

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Refresh and try again. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Double matching red endpapers to the front and rear of book.