Publish date: June 1st 2008
Publisher: Arcadia Books
Pages no: 271
Edition language: English
"THE ENVOY" is one of those Cold War based espionage novels that will hold you spellbound in its grip. It weaves a carefully crafted tale that will captivate any reader who loves adventures rich with bravado, derring-do, intrigue from the highest levels of government, and betrayal. The novel beg...
Despite trying to read this more than once, and being reasonably well written, the characters were so unrealistic I just couldn't be bothered with any of them and happily abandoned it after reading the epilogue and discovering a ludicrous world of conspiracy theories etc..
The author, Edward Wilson, has a unique background. A decorated special forces officer in Vietnam, he became a permanent expatriate after he left the army and lost his US citizenship in 1986. He is now a British resident.Interestingly, the main character’s father, was always losing his job, descri...