A jet aircraft falls straight out of the sky into an island park in the heart of Washington, DC.
But noone seems to have noticed. Well, almost noone ... At the capital's paper, the staff are in a frenzy, and the news, and ambition, can blind.
In Washington's other power centre, Will queasily watches videos of a beheading from Falluja while lamenting the loss of his best double-agent, eliminated by the Iranian authorities whose nuclear intentions he was reporting.
But that agent, Hoseyn, might yet provide the missing pieces that will permit the jigsaw to be completed from beyond his own death ...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 05/05/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781846272387
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