Frederick Forsyth – The Deceiver. 6. The Cold War lasted forty years. For the record, the West won it. But not without cost. This book is for those who spent so. Sam McCready serves Britain as Chief of Covert Operations for the Secret Intelligence Service. He’s competent, dedicated, in his prime. Why then this push. . The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth (). ‘Don’t worry, old boy,’ he said to Dobbs . ‘If one of them moves I’ll just blow his nuts off.’ (p).

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Decevier page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Keepsake claims that Orlov is not a defector, but fosyth plant, tasked with denouncing a high-ranking CIA officer as a Soviet mole in an attempt to bring chaos and distrust to the entire agency. Samuel McCready is The Deceiver whose “relevance and usefulness” has apparently been deemed ineffective by the powers that be in Whitehall’s “narrow” corridors, McCready being part of the wrong side of the invisible timeline: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


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Worth a read for the Cold War espionage plays. The Deceiver By Forsyth, Frederick. Whereas experienced field agents like McCready know that these approaches can be avoided or fooled, and it takes a human agent to gather reliable intelligence. But Times decekver changed.

The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth

The final one is unique amongst all Forsyth works for one unexpected quality, humour, which is not immediate and not apparent, but definitely and subtly there in the way a part of Caribbean is portrayed.

Facts and fictions Interwoven into the stories are countless chunks of recent history as Forsyth does his trademark thing of interweaving recent events with fictional characters and plots. Of the stories told, my favorite is “The Price of the Bride”, a very believable story of a double agent from erstwhile USSR giving himself into the hands of the Brits and ending up with their American “cousins” and who does a thorough job of depressing morale inside the CIA.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The first; “Pride and Extreme Prejudice” is set in Germany during the cold war. You may also like. Given her age, and popularity with the island’s people, McCready decides to keep her crime a secret.


Four weeks later, whilst fishing outside his retirement cottage, he hears over the radio that Saddam Hussein has invaded Kuwait. McCready and all the old school spies he represents, may seem like a fossil to the guy with a cell phone, a gps and a ‘beam me up’ team sitting back home with computers, but he’s not traceable, when the electricity fails he’s not at a loss of how to contact home, and when the ‘beam me up’ guys don’t get the chopper into the right sector on time to pull him out he’s still got a hole in the ground to go to and a backup plan to get his defector out.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Thus it is with multiple enemies that McCready has himself smuggled across the border and sets out to find Morenz. First edition as indicated by the full number line on the copyright page 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.

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