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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New York, NY, U. Wednesday, February 19, Presented to a panel of his peers, McCready’s exploits may be dazzling evidence of deceover value – or damning proof that he must be put aside.

The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth (1991)

In a separate storyline the Foreign Office deceived compelling the islanders to leave the Commonwealth, become independent and hold an election. Day of the Jackal was terrific, and this book, while more low-key nevertheless satisfied the reasons you read spy novels. When he discovers her laughing about him with her pimp he shoots them both.

Facts and fictions Interwoven into the stories are countless chunks of recent history as Forsyth does his trademark thing of interweaving forsuth events with fictional characters and plots.

Dust jacket is not price-clipped, with fold lines on front inside flap and very light edge scrapes. An insiders fordyth of spies spying on spies while trying to fgederick or disable spies spying on them.

Complications ensue and Sam is forced to sneak in to East Germany and track Bruno down, which he does, and get the information, which he does, and put Bruno out of his misery, which he does.


Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. The Deceiver Frederick Forsyth London: I do remember three separate plot lines being laid bare before a committee for one man’s defense.

THE DECEIVER by Frederick Forsyth | Kirkus Reviews

Panicking, he flees the scene by nicking the police car which had come to attend the accident, sparking a giant man-hunt led by East German security. Octavo standard book size.

He is the head of DeceptionDisinformation and Psychological Operationsand his maverick but brilliant successes have led to his nickname “The Deceiver. The Best Books of His first full length novel, The Day of the Jackal, was published in and became an international bestseller and gained its author the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. The kindly old lady who lives on the hill.

In making his escape he becomes rashly involved in a forsyyh traffic accident. With this information, the British are able to identify the ship transporting the weapons. Interior is clean and legible.

But he has one other option: Details are sketchy as I read this a few years back. Who wants him out, and why? This very long novel almost entirely amounts to a mind-bogglingly detailed manual on how to organise and fund a military coup. Quite a gripping thriller with an amazing amount of detailed background information about Afghanistan, the Taliban, Al Qaeda, Islamic terrorism and so on. Mar 18, Jose Puttanani rated it did not like it. Before he leaves he warns his deputy to keep his eyes peeled, because, despite what the bureaucrats think, the world is still a dangerous place that will always need spies.

Jul 20, Robbie rated it it was amazing. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Another serious flaw is that Forsyth fudges, making up imaginary countries and political figures.


As an intrepid and inventive field agent, McCready’s independent style has often driven him beyond the rules. The Deceiver was a interesting, gripping, exciting, rational, readable read that felt realistic and possible.

Forsyfh pages remain in excellent, unmarked condition with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. First edition, First printing.

The Deceiver

Unfolding as a retrospective of a spy’s career told in the context of an internal a Sometimes you just realize when you are in the hands of someone who really knows what they’re doing. What makes Biblio different? It references the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight on 13 October — a factual event — and spuriously claims that the hero of the story, Tom Rowse, was one of the SAS stormers of the plane.

Jun 06, Zebardast Zebardast rated it did not like it. Very light shelf-wear to dust-jacket. Here the plot is more a kind of case files of Sam Mcready, also called the Deceiver. I had seen one part of this work on television and we then were not aware it was based on a Forsyth book, else we probably forsyh have bought and read it earlier. It involves our hero, Sam McReady – the secret service spy in charge of counter-espionage and disinformation etc.

Orlov’s information proves to be highly valuable, leading to the arrest of Soviet spies in many countries, and providing important information on Soviet military planning. Trivia About The Decejver.