The Manchurian Candidate (Paperback)Richard Condon (author)
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'Brilliant...wild and exhilarating' New Yorker
Sgt Raymond Shaw is a hero of the first order. He's an ex-prisoner of war who saved the life of his entire outfit, a winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the stepson of an influential senator...and the perfect assassin. Brainwashed during his time as a POW he is a 'sleeper', a living weapon to be triggered by a secret signal. He will act without question, no matter what order he is made to carry out.
To stop Shaw, his former commanding officer must uncover the truth behind a twisted conspiracy of torture, betrayal and power that will lead both to the highest levels of the government. - and to Shaw's own past...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 201 g
Dimensions: 154 x 182 x 24 mm
This masterpiece is even more trenchant these days than when it was first written * Catholic Herald *
Apocalyptic ... Condon is wickedly skilful * Time *
Shocking, tense ... high-grade adventure-suspense * San Francisco Chronicle *
This masterpiece is even more trenchant these days than when it was first written * CATHOLIC HERALD *
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