Présentation de l'Editeur
'Deigton's longest, most complex and
passionate novel in years: an epic tale, set in a South American jungle, of good men and women crushed beneath the heel of
Deep in the Marxist guerilla territory of Spanish Guiana a hopeless war is being fought. Four people, with nothing in common but the desire to survive, find themselves trapped at the desperate heart of it in this compulsive tale of revolution and betrayal from a master storyteller.
'You will be hooked from the first chapter and enjoy every line... The Berlin Wall may have tumbled, destroying overnight a whole spy cottage industry, but as the dust settles Len Deighton rises like the phoenix ... a superb novel set in South America which must become this summer's required reading.'
BRYAN FORBES : THE SUNDAY EXPRESS
'Hegel says somewhere that all great events and personalities in world history reappear in one fashion or another. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce.'
Karl Marx, The 18th Brumaire of Louis Napoléon