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Miernik Dossier

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Related as a collection of dossier notes written by the five characters, The Miernik Dossier reveals a complicated web in which each spins his or her own deception: each is a spider, and each is a spy.

The Miernik Dossier is a thoroughgoing masterpiece. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(74). The Miernik Dossier is a spy road trip novel told via reports from different agents all working undercover at the World Research Organization in Geneva, a specialized agency of the UN. The time is The villain of the times of course is communist Russia.

The negative comments I had seen about this book center around the format and I get it/5(). The Miernik Dossier is an epistolary novel - field reports from Christopher as he works on recruiting Polish diplomat Miernik.

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"The Miernik Dossier," published inis McCarry's debut novel and also the first book to feature Paul Christopher, the cool, sophisticated American undercover agent - Miernik Dossier book is to the author what George Smiley is to John Le Carré/5(5).

Published inThe Miernik Dossier takes place in and is, as the title suggests, an epistolary novel, a dossier on one Tadeusz Miernik. The preface tells us that the entire text has been. Tadeusz Miernik and his chief, H.

Kahn, today (18th May) made their case to the Director General that Miernik be retained in the Organization under a permanent contract. Khan confined his arguments to an affirmation of the professional competence of Miernik and then asked to be excused from the remainder of the conversation.

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"The Miernik Dossier," published inis McCarry's debut novel and also the first book to feature Paul Christopher, the cool, sophisticated American undercover agent - who is to the author what George Smiley is to John Le Carré/5(62).

McCarry’s first book, The Miernik Dossier, originally published inis a riveting and imaginative tale in which a small group of international agents embark on a car trip in a Cadillac, from Switzerland to the Sudan/5(58).

Related as a collection of dossier notes written by the five characters, The Miernik Dossier reveals a complicated web in which each spins his or her own deception: each is a spider, and each is a spy. The Miernik Dossier is a thoroughgoing masterpiece/5(13).

"The Miernik Dossier," published inis McCarry's debut novel and also the first book to feature Paul Christopher, the cool, sophisticated American undercover agent - who is to the author what George Smiley is to John Le Carré.

The narrative, purely experimental at the time it was written, is comprised of a collection of 89 numbered /5(63). The Miernik Dossier won, hands down. Published inThe Miernik Dossier takes place in and is, as the title suggests, an epistolary novel, a dossier on one Tadeusz Miernik.

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The book is in the epistolary format, told through 89 different documents that make up the file looking at the suspected Polish spy Tadeusz Miernik. Agent reports, intercepted. Related as a collection of dossier notes written by the five characters, The Miernik Dossier reveals a complicated web in which each spins his or her own deception: each is a spider, and each is a spy.

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A man who wrote from real experience as a deep-cover CIA operative in Asia and Africa during the fifties and sixties, his books carry the kind of validity most others in the genre could only hope for. "The Miernik Dossier, originally published inis a tale in which a small group of international agents embark on a road trip in a Cadillac, from Switzerland to the Sudan.

Related as a collection of dossier notes written by the five characters, The Miernik Dossier reveals a complicated web in which each spins his or her own deception: each is a spider, and each is a spy.

The Miernik Dossier is a thoroughgoing masterpiece.4/5(6). Originally published inthis compelling and distinctive thriller was the debut of the widely celebrated Charles McCarry and is the first book to introduce readers to Paul Christopher.

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The Miernik Dossier is the dazzling first novel, recently reissued, by master spy novelist Charles McCarry. In this riveting, imaginative tale, five international agents embark on a road trip in a Cadillac from Switzerland to the Sudan.

The Miernik Dossier is the dazzling first novel, recently reissued, by master spy novelist Charles McCarry.

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The Miernik Dossier (Paul Christopher, #1) by Charles McCarry avg. rating Ratings Paul Christopher was a cool, urbane American mixed up with a comical Polish exile, a beautiful Hungarian seductress, and an African prince with a lust for women and power.

Reading this book, the thing that most often came to mind is how long it's been since I've read a classic, taut, engaging and nicely complicated, good old fashioned spy thriller. THE MIERNIK DOSSIER has a different "construction" to many of the classic spy thrillers of years gone by, but it has all of the elements that you'd hope to find.

The Miernik Dossier This is the first installment in the Paul Christopher book series by Charles McCarry. Unlike other books that you may have ever come across, the Miernik Dossier is a compilation of intercepted radio transmissions, interviews, field reports, diary entries, debriefings, and the dispatches from a group of spies that have been.

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Among them are an American operative; a seven-foot-tall Muslim prince; a beautiful half-English, half-Hungarian woman; a British national; and Tadeusz Miernik, the shy and bumbling Polish scientist who might be the leader of /5(9).

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