A shadow intelligence / Oliver Harris.
Publication year: 2020
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2020.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780349142968 (pbk.) :
Notes: Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2019. The intelligence service puts two years and over 100k into the training of new field officers. You're shown how to steal cars, strip weapons, hack bank accounts. There are courses on the use of blackmail and improvised explosives, two workshops solely dedicated to navigating by the stars. But nothing about what I had heard one old spy call whiplash. No one tells you how to go home. There is a dark side to MI6 that needs men like Elliot Kane - mercurial, inquisitive, free floating. He's spent fifteen years managing events overseas that never make the papers, deniable and deeply effective. Kane is a ghost in his own life, picking up and dropping personalities as each new cover story comes into play. But when a woman he loves, Joanna Lake, vanishes without a trace in Kazakhstan, he is forced centre stage.
425 pages ; 20 cm
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