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The Resource A shadow intelligence, Oliver Harris

A shadow intelligence, Oliver Harris

Label
A shadow intelligence
Title
A shadow intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Harris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The intelligence service puts two years and over GBP100k 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. Drawn ever deeper into a realm of deception, Kane moves from merely infiltrating events to steering them. He's used to a new mode of hybrid psychological warfare but snowbound Kazakhstan presents unique challenges. Poised between China, Russia and the West, dictatorship and democracy, state intelligence and an increasingly powerful world of private agencies, it's impossible to work out who is manipulating who. And Kane's not the only one trying to figure out where Joanna Lake has gone or what she learned before disappearing. Unable to trust anyone, hunted by his own colleagues, and with the life of someone he loves at stake, Kane needs to work out who is driving events, and why
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Oliver
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Missing persons
  • Missing persons
  • Deception
  • Psychological warfare
  • Kazakhstan
Target audience
adult
Label
A shadow intelligence, Oliver Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
23236873
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9781408709917
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019019569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
A shadow intelligence, Oliver Harris
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
23236873
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9781408709917
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019019569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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