The Network: A Novel

The Network: A Novel

by Jason Elliot


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In this bold novel, Jason Elliot illuminates the dark recesses of the intelligence community during a crucial moment in history: the struggle to avoid a terrorist attack. Based on real characters and drawing on the author's extensive firsthand knowledge of Afghanistan, the novel follows ex-army officer Anthony Taverner, recruited by the British Intelligence Service to help destroy a cache of American Stinger missiles loose in Afghanistan-before they fall into al-Qaeda's hands. This is a thriller of rare authenticity, providing sustained insight into influences surrounding 9/11 and raising questions about the role of intelligence agencies in historical events deliberately hidden from the public eye.

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ISBN-13: 9781608198467
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 07/17/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jason Elliot is a notable, prize-winning travel writer, whose works include An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award, and Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran. The Network is his first novel.

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