He was send to England to buy coal... at almost any price. Failure meant defeat_defeat for a continental goverment with a civil war on its hands. And this man carried the war with him, trusted by no man, trusting nobody...
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In a small continental country civil war is raging. Once a lecturer in medieval French, now a confidential agent, D is a scarred stranger in a seemingly casual England, sent on a mission to buy coal. Initially, this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation, but soon, implicated in murder, accused of possessing false documents and theft, held responsible for the death of a young woman, D becomes a hunted man.From the Back Cover:
“In a class by himself... the ultimate chronicler of 20th-century man’s consciousness and anxiety.” – William Golding
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140018956
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