By Len Deighton
Deep in Marxist Guerilla territory a hopeless struggle is being fought. The Berlin Wall is demolished. Marx is useless. try out telling that to Ramon and his determined males hiding within the jungle cradling their AK 47s, dusting off the slabs of Semtex and dreaming of worldwide revolution. MAMista takes us to the dusty, violent capital of Spanish Guiana in South the US, and thence into the depths of the rain wooded area; the guts of darkness itself. There, 4 humans develop into stuck up in a fight either political and private, a fight corrupted via ironies and deceits, and riddled with the injuries of battle. they're 4 those that by no means must have came upon themselves sure jointly in a venture for revolution, that may be the sentence of demise. by no means has Deighton portrayed so thoroughly the phobia and the tedium of warfare, or the moving alliances and betrayals among those that don't have anything to lose yet their lives. This new reissue contains a foreword from the canopy clothier, Oscar-winning filmmaker Arnold Schwartzman, and a new advent by way of Len Deighton, which bargains a desirable perception into the writing of the tale.
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Er wandte sich zu dem Grobian hinter ihm um. »Der Wachmann macht in zwei Minuten seine Runde. Und er wird dort aus der Hintertür kommen. Ihr wisst, was ihr zu tun habt. Kommt, Leute. « Der grobschlächtige Riese hieß Albert, das »t« wurde nicht mitgesprochen. Er war Frankokanadier und über ein Hockey-Stipendium am College aufgenommen worden. Rechtsaußen. Höllisch guter Checker. Nun setzte sich Albert gehorsam in Bewegung und verschwand um die Hausecke. Seine Recherchen hatten Alberts Jugendstrafregister ans Tageslicht gebracht.
Wenn man einen ganzen Kanister Klebelösung im Raum verteilt, steigen Dämpfe auf. Wer da ein Streichholz fallen lässt, schafft es nicht bis zur Tür. «, fragte Olivia. �Nein. Der Bauleiter sagt, das hätte morgen geschehen sollen. Also heute. Teppich, Dämmung und Kleber waren bereits ins Erdgeschoss und in die ersten drei Etagen gebracht worden. « �Also wusste jemand, dass das Material verfügbar war«, überlegte Kane. « Barlow runzelte die Stirn. »Die Kameras sind fünf Minuten vor Mitternacht ausgeschaltet worden.
Diesen zwei Opfern. Ein Wachmann mittleren Alters und ein junges Mädchen, noch nicht erwachsen. Denk an diese zwei. Denk daran, dass du ihnen Aufklärung schuldig bist. Mach deinen verdammten Job! Noch einmal holte sie tief Atem und verzog das Gesicht, als ihr beißender Qualm in die Lungen drang. Das Feuer hatte stark gewütet. Gleich zwei Löschzüge hatten auf den Notruf reagiert: zwei Tanklöschfahrzeuge, eine Drehleiter und zwei Rettungseinheiten, die nun doch nicht gebraucht worden waren. In dieser Nacht gab es nur noch eine Fahrt zum Leichenschauhaus.