Un paio di riusciti colpi di scena tengono il minimo di tensione per arrivare alla fine del libro in una galleria di personaggi tagliati, a dir poco, con l'accetta...protagonista compreso.
President Cormack is bent on signing a sweeping US-Soviet disarmament treaty, and the master conspirator is determined to stop him. The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in the explosive plot to engineer the president's destruction. Enter Quinn. Quinn plays the kidnappers like a master musician ... Until, a shocking turnabout, he discovers that ransom was not their objective after all -and that he has been lured into a cunningly woven web. Now he must draw upon his deepest strengths -to save not only the victim but the entire free world....Continua
I found the first one hundred pages pretty boring, with all the oil magnates, armament talks etc but one can see it's the fair introduction to what's going to come next. And sure enough, after the initial bit you find yourself immersed in a brutal plot with twists and turns. I couldn't put it down!...Continua