Voyage to Kazohinia is a tour de force of twentieth-century literature--and it is here published in English for the first time outside of Hungary. S�ndor Szathm�ri's comical novel chronicles the travels of a modern Gulliver on the eve of World War II. A shipwrecked English ship's surgeon finds himself on an unknown island whose inhabitants, the Hins, live a technologically advanced existence without emotions, desires, arts, money, or politics. Soon unhappy amid this bleak perfection, Gulliver asks to be
Former Washington Post journalist Pamela Kessler has been down the dark alleys and penetrated the shadows of Our Nation?s Capital. From the home of the original U.S. spymaster George Washington to the halls of the CIA, you too can be privy to the secrets behind the famous and little known spy sites in the DC area. This book will tell you where to go, you will have to use your best tradecraft to actually get in. Not Available for International Shipping
The first novel in John le Carr�'s celebrated Karla trilogy featuring George Smiley, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue. The man he knew as "Control" is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn't quite ready for retirement -especially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. Relying only on his wits and a small, loyal
The Remote Compliance Inducer (the RCI), an electronic device designed to steer the decisions of those subjected to its radiated signal, is offered to senior executives of the U.S. Government for no cost evaluation. All assume it to be a hoax or potential fraud, but are intrigued by the advantages to be gained, should it perform as claimed. Admiral Philip Bergen, Director of National Intelligence, becomes involved, along with the FBI, when an Inducer is discovered in the White House radiating from a room
You want to catch the lion, first you tether the goat. On holiday in Mykonos, Charlie wants only sunny days and a brief escape from England?s bourgeois dreariness. Then a handsome stranger lures the aspiring actress away from her pals - but his intentions are far from romantic. Joseph is an Israeli intelligence officer, and Charlie has been wooed to flush out the leader of a Palestinian terrorist group responsible for a string of deadly bombings. Still uncertain of her own allegiances, she debuts in the
In a bid to conclude American involvement in Afghanistan successfully, Washington places a risky bet on the prospects of would-be Taliban leader Mir Batani Khan, a young, fearless insurgent seeking to unite the warring factions within Afghanistan under his leadership to develop the country's bountiful resources and great economic potential. CIA provides cash and covert assistance in the form of drone strikes against common enemies. Operative Hannah Crossman and others are deployed to advise Batani and keep
It is September 1919: twenty-one-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a package of letters to the sister of Will Bancroft, the man he fought alongside during the Great War. But the letters are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He can no longer keep a secret and has finally found the courage to unburden himself of it. As Tristan recounts the horrific details of what to him became a senseless war, he also speaks of his friendship with Will--from their first meeting on
Someone in Pakistan is killing the members of a new CIA unit trying to buy peace with America?s enemies. It falls to Sophie Marx, a young officer with a big chip on her shoulder, to figure out who?s doing the killing and why. Unfortunately for Sophie, nothing is quite what it seems. This is a theater of violence and revenge, in which the last act is one that Sophie could not have imagined.
In Company Man, Rizzo charts the CIA?s evolution from shadowy entity to an organization exposed to new laws, rules, and a seemingly neverending string of public controversies. Rizzo offers a direct window into the CIA in the years after the 9/11 attacks, when he served as the agency?s top lawyer, with oversight of actions that remain the subject of intense debate today.
Historical fiction at its best, this novel by bestselling author Marissa Moss tells the story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who masqueraded as a man named Frank Thompson during the Civil War. Her adventures include serving as a nurse on the battlefield and spying for the Union Army, and being captured by (and escaping from) the Confederates.