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A delicate truth: A Novel

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2008. A counter-terrorist operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend, and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister's personal private secretary, Toby Bell, is not cleared for it. Cornwall, UK, 2011. A disgraced Special Forces Soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be--or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Summoned by Sir Christopher ("Kit") Probyn, retired British diplomat, to his decaying Cornish manor house, and closely observed by Kit's beautiful daughter, Emily, Toby must choose between his conscience and duty to his Service. If the only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing, how can he keep silent?
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9781101618028
9781611761757
9781410458261
9781101620649
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Illegal arms transfers -- Fiction, Large type books, Political corruption -- Great Britain -- Fiction, Political fiction, English, Special forces (Military science) -- Great Britain -- Fiction, Spy stories, English, Suspense fiction, English, Terrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction, Undercover operations -- Fiction, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Fiction
title_display A delicate truth
title_full A Delicate Truth A Novel, A delicate truth / John le Carré, A delicate truth [sound recording] / John Le Carré, A delicate truth [text (large print)] / John Le Carré
title_short A delicate truth
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Illegal arms transfers, Large type books, Political corruption, Political fiction, English, Prevention, Special forces (Military science), Spy stories, English, Suspense fiction, English, Terrorism, Thriller, Undercover operations, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009