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Judas Country

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A lively wisecracking saga of two aging pilots battling their way through arms-smuggling and intrigue in Nicosia, Beirut and Jerusalem. This is a story of agents and double agents with the final loot being a fabulous gem-encrusted sword which once belonged to Richard the Lion Heart. It all begins when Roy Case lands his plane in Cyprus and finds that the charter company ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 1st 1982 by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd (first published 1975)
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Surprisingly well written, with some good Chandlerseque one-liners. Set in Cyprus (mainly Nicosia) which is why I picked it up - for a holiday there.
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Gavin was born and educated in Birmingham. For two years he served as a RAF pilot before going up to Cambridge, where he edited Varsity, the university newspaper. After working for Picture Post, the Sunday Graphic and the BBC, he began his first novel, The Wrong Side of the Sky, published in 1961. After four years as Air Correspondent to the Sunday Times, he resigned to write books full time. He ...more
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