Paperback. Pub Date :2007-07-02 Pages: 304 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A beautifully written thriller from the acclaimed Cold War series writer: 'a welcome addition to the wartime ground mapped out by Philip Kerr and Alan Furst' Guardian . Prague. 1968: a young student is captured as he tries to flee the country in the wake of Russias suppression of the Prague Spring.Seven years later. a Peoples Militia homicide investigator boards a plane for Istanbul.When it is hijacked by Armenian terrorists . the Turkish authorities try to establish contact - but the plane explodes in mid-air.No negotiation. no explanation.Why Two investigators are assigned to the case: Gavra Noukas. a homicide detective who lives a dangerous double-life. and Brano Sev . an experienced secret policeman loyal to the state.Both believe their superiors are keeping them in the dark but neit...
Literature-Fiction, Genre-Fiction, Horror,