There's a brilliant climax, with sinister deaths, casual torture, wrecked lives, and shameful compromises. The forces of covert coercion close in, with blaring sirens.
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A Delicate Truth is a spy novel by John le Carré. Set in and , the book features a British/American covert mission in Gibraltar and the subsequent. Although readers will hope for more from Le Carré, A Delicate Truth often feels like a formal summation of the concerns that have occupied his.
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It's sophisticated storytelling at its very best. Here's the stripped-down plot: In , a counterterrorist operation aimed at the capture of a jihadist arms buyer takes place on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Fast-forward to