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A Very British Ending (Catesby Series)

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Description for A Very British Ending (Catesby Series) Paperback. Intelligent spy thriller from the 'thinking man's le Carre' centring around the plot to overthrow Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Series: Catesby Series. BIC Classification: FHD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 346.
An MI6 officer, haunted by the ghosts of an SS atrocity, kills a Nazi war criminal in the ruins of a U-boot bunker. The German turns out to be a CIA asset being rat-lined to South America.As a hungry Britain freezes in the winter of 1947, a young cabinet minister negotiates a deal with Moscow trading Rolls-Royce jet engines for cattle fodder and wood. Both have made powerful enemies with long memories. The fates of the two men become entwined as one rises through MI6 and the other to Downing Street. It is the mid-1970s and a coup d'etat is ... Read more

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Arcadia Books
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Catesby Series
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About Wilson, Edward
Edward Wilson is a native of Baltimore. He studied International Relations on a US Army scholarship and later served as a Special Forces officer in Vietnam. He received the Army Commendation Medal with `V' for his part in rescuing wounded Vietnamese soldiers from a minefield. His other decorations include the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. After leaving the ... Read more

Reviews for A Very British Ending (Catesby Series)
'Edward Wilson himself is a most assured writer, adept more than most in this factual/fiction genre combining first-rate characterisation and a depth of detail that entwines itself around real and supposed events. This is a fantastic read.'
Morning Star
'We attempt to second-guess both Catesby and his crafty creator, and are soundly outfoxed at every turn...Wilson is now ... Read more

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