By David Ignatius
The novel made into the main movement photo published October 2008, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe: "Clever [and] well-paced, Body of Lies is difficult to place down."—John Miller, Wall highway Journal
CIA soldier Roger Ferris has pop out of Iraq with a shattered leg and an severe mission—to penetrate the community of a grasp terrorist identified in basic terms as "Suleiman." Ferris's plan is electrified via a masterpiece of British intelligence in the course of international warfare II: He prepares a physique of lies, actually the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who seems to be to have entire the most unlikely via recruiting an agent in the enemy's ranks.
<p /> This scheme binds good friend and foe in an internet of amazing subtlety and complexity. while it starts to resolve, Ferris reveals himself flying blind right into a typhoon. His purely wish is the urbane head of Jordan's intelligence carrier. yet can Ferris belief him?
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Der Gemeindechor sang sich wacker durch mittelalterliche Choräle und moderne Wiegenlieder, die durch den geschmückten Raum schwebten, als sei nur Frieden in der Welt. Er sang gegen Finsternis und Kälte, gegen graues Elend und schwarzen Kummer an. Die nahe Geburt des neuen Gottes schien alles Böse zu vertreiben, eine Linie zwischen gestern und heute, zwischen Dunkelheit und kommendem Licht zu ziehen. Ethan schaute und lauschte, stimmte in die Choräle ein, wo dies erwartet wurde, erinnerte sich und versuchte zugleich zu vergessen.
Gerald nickte. « Gerald zuckte die Achseln. �Weiß ich noch nicht. Hab nicht darüber nachgedacht. « �Du weißt, dass wir das ausgeschlossen haben«, antwortete Chips und hob das Glas an die Lippen. Er war ein hochgewachsener Mann, schon etwas gebückt, aber drahtig, als hätten seine Muskeln an Kraft und Elastizität nichts eingebüßt. «, fragte Gerald. « Chips zuckte die Schultern. �Wir sind froh, dass du sie aufbewahrst. Aber du wirst immer älter – wie wir alle. Es ist an der Zeit, dass wir eine neue Möglichkeit finden.
Er konnte einen Tag dauern oder auch eine Woche. Niemand vermochte das genau zu sagen. Alle Männer der Patrouille waren alte Hasen, die sich mit Wüstenwinden auskannten. Zur LRDG wurde keiner genommen, der nicht mit ein paar Unannehmlichkeiten zurechtkam. Die Briten, Neuseeländer, Australier oder Inder gehörten allesamt zu der merkwürdigen Art Mensch, der die leeren Weiten und die glühende Hitze der Sahara mehr bedeuteten als ihre Heimatorte, ob nun die Home Counties bei London, das neuseeländische Wellington oder das indische Calcutta.