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The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon


The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon

Perfect for fans of HOMELAND, this is the classic novel of espionage and intrigue.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 to the highest levels of the government...


This masterpiece is even more trenchant these days than when it was first written * CATHOLIC HERALD *

About the Author

Richard Condon was born in New York City and worked in the movie business for twenty years before he started writing novels. In addition to THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE his bestsellers include PRIZZI'S HONOR. He died in 1996.

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Book Info

Publication date

15th August 2013


Richard Condon

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Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co


368 pages


Thriller / suspense



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