By David Ignatius
Now again in print: the "superlative secret agent novel" (New York occasions) via the writer of the red-hot mystery A Firing Offense.Agents of Innocence is the ebook that validated David Ignatius's acceptance as a grasp of the unconventional of up to date espionage. Into the treacherous international of transferring alliances and arcane subterfuge comes idealistic CIA guy Tom Rogers. Ordered to penetrate the PLO and recruit a high-level operative, he quickly learns the heavy fee of innocence in a time and position that has little need for it.
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The Palestinian refugee problem is their affair, not ours. ” “Makassed,” corrected Jane. ” “Forgive me,” said Jane. “But that’s just the point. The Palestinians have nowhere else to go. ” said Mrs. Wigg, cutting her off. ” Jane picked up her handbag. “I hope you will reconsider,” said Jane. “I will not,” said Mrs. Wigg. “Please do not raise the subject again. I would hate for this to interfere with your husband’s career. ” said Rogers that evening when Jane recounted the conversation. ” As for Mrs.
He liked the idea of travelling. So he became a spy. Jane’s father, the Colonel, sensed that something was up when Rogers visited Morristown the Christmas after he joined the agency training program. What sort of work are you doing? asked the Colonel. “Government work,” said Rogers. ” asked the Colonel. ” answered Rogers. ” “Oh,” said Rogers. There was a long pause. ” said the Colonel. They never talked about it again, but the older man seemed delighted and gave Rogers his unqualified approval from that moment on.
Perhaps they could arrange to do some volunteer work. Something like the Junior League back home. ” asked Mrs. Wigg. “The Makassed Hospital,” said Jane. ” asked Mrs. Wigg. “In West Beirut,” said Jane, adding in a quieter voice. ” Mrs. Wigg didn’t seem to hear. ” asked Mrs. Wigg. ” “Moslems,” said Jane. “Palestinians for the most part. ” asked Mrs. Wigg, her voice rising. ” “It’s out of the question, my dear,” said Mrs. Wigg with finality. “You should know better. ” Jane paused. She looked at Mrs.
Agents of Innocence by David Ignatius