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Fiction - Intrigue, Political From Ravenswood Books



By William Haggard

New York: Walker & Company. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0802754333 . HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Hardcover is all intact and clean, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has some scuffing, light soiling, light edge wear, age tanning and a few tiny edge tears. Between intervention and international blackmail, Colonel Russell threads his cool and clever way, bringing order to a horror of deviousness and violence. ; 8vo; From a Reviewer: "Intrigue In Saliya July 17 2002 By Peter Kenney - Published on Format: HardcoverColonel Charles Russell saves the life in London of a visiting head of an Arab state. The visiter is an old friend and currently the president of a country which has a threatening neighbor, Saliya, whose agents are trying to kill him. Soon after this incident, Russell himself is invited to visit a small island state by a former subordinate. It develops that the small state needs Russell's help in preventing an invasion by Saliya. The plot moves quickly and along the way we meet Concerta who is a butcher by trade. She is forty years old with a striking appearance. Although not a native Saliyan, she still manages to gain the favor of the Crown of Saliya. Her one outstanding flaw is a vengeful spirit. THE MEDIAN LINE is a very entertaining novel of foreign intrigue and Haggard is an excellent writer. " (325noto,0914) .