The Mission Song-9780241337271

The Mission Song

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Author: Carre, John le, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Penguin Classics, Series: The Penguin John le Carre Hardback Collection, Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, Published: 01/07/2021, Pagination: 368 pages, Classification: Fiction & related items, Country of Publication: United Kingdom

19.7 cm H | 12.7 cm W | 2.8 cm T | 353 g Wt

'Mesmerising' Sunday TimesAs an interpreter of African languages, Bruno Salvador is much in demand.

He makes it a principle to remain neutral - no matter what he hears.

But when he is summoned on a secret job for British Intelligence, he is told he will have to get his hands dirty.

His mission is to help bring democracy to the Congo - democracy that will be delivered at the end of a gun barrel. The Mission Song is an excoriating depiction of a corrupt world where loyalty can be bought and war is simply an opportunity to settle old scores. 'Simply astonishing ... a formidably sophisticated work of fiction' Charles Cumming