By Sebastian Faulks
Bond is again during this electrifying new novel of intrigue and suspense. A masterful continuation of the James Bond legacy, satan might Care selections up correct the place Ian Fleming left off--at the peak of the chilly warfare, with a narrative of just about insufferable pressure. An Algerian drug runner is brutally completed at the desolate outskirts of Paris and Bond is assigned a brand new activity; to shadow the mysterious Dr. Julius Gorner, a power-crazed pharmaceutical multi-millionaire. Gorner has in recent years taken a disquieting curiosity in opiate derivatives, either felony and unlawful. After discovering a prepared associate within the form of a glamorous Parisian named Scarlett Papava, Bond needs to cease a sequence of occasions which can bring about worldwide disaster. Charged with adrenaline, deception, and Bond's signature wit, Faulks brings us this exhilarating new bankruptcy within the lifetime of the world's such a lot iconic undercover agent.
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If a subordinate knows now what his boss is going to know tomorrow, he is in the same position that the gambler would like to be in if he knew which horse was going to win in a future race. The ST has set itself up through the use and control of intelligence data, both real and manufactured, to know now what its bosses are going to know later. This applies most significantly in such events as the McNamara report. As anyone who has perceived the full significance of the routine described earlier will realize, the ST knows what the report of the Secretary of Defense is going to be even before he does, and therefore, before all the rest of official Washington does.
It was flown by a Cuban crew, and their target had been a drop-zone in the Sierra Madre mountains of Cuba. Everything had gone wrong. The dropzone had been cleared and approved by Washington just a few hours before take-off yet, it had been hostile. Either intelligence had been bad or the Cuban ground reception party had been captured. The signals from the ground had been right, luring them in with confidence; but as soon as they began the drop, the whole mountainside had erupted with small arms fire.
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