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The Somali Doctrine

3.16  ·  Rating details ·  102 ratings  ·  12 reviews
A lone man lies disfigured and dying by the roadside in the arid plains of northern Somalia...

Thousands of refugees are found massacred in a camp next to the Ethiopian border...

A convoy vanishes on its way to distribute food aid...

Rumours circulate that Somali militia are responsible, but Interpol agent Jim Galespi suspects the truth is even more sinister. Sent undercov
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Kindle Edition, 346 pages
Published by ITP (first published May 25th 2011)
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Velvetink
Aug 19, 2013 marked it as to-read
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Jacqueline
Jul 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Violent action, well written, brilliant characters and an excellent story. Not for the faint hearted or squeamish.
Michelle
Sep 03, 2012 rated it liked it
Quick read..nothing mind blowing...the ending was kind of a dud....
Jo Reason
Aug 01, 2014 rated it liked it
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Anne-Kathrine
Jul 10, 2012 marked it as to-read
Shelves: own-on-kindle
On kindle
Jolie
Jul 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
A very fast read and very violent. But a good book.
Arthur Milano
Oct 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good yarn

An interesting story where the characters were well developed and the plot kept the reader turning the pages. I would recommend.
Gareth Rowlands
Aug 13, 2015 rated it did not like it
After attempting to read this drivle, I need to create a new shelf called "Couldn't Finish".

There might be a decent plot in here, I wouldn't know as I couldn't get beyond the first five chapters. The massacre at the IDP camp and other violence didn't bother me at all, but everything else about this book did.

The writing is sloppy and crude. (Just one example: constantly referring to all the characters by their first name doesn't make them more "real", it's just irritating.) I was also irritated b
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Jack
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Action thriller based on the abuse of power in volatile, war torn and famine ridden Somalia. Spares none of the awful reality of the situation.
Abdi
Jul 20, 2012 added it
I don't think I enjoy it at all cos this people wont even dought a second to kill at sight imagine and that really affects the others who are trying to raise orphans and for those who help with the aid I mean it's really unfair that's why all the Somalian aint the same cos of people like these which I'd call soft hair in the way next generation can't grow with guns in their ears everyday till the day of judgement will pray if God might show them some change intheir lives amen!
Steven
Apr 24, 2012 rated it did not like it
Not believable. One of those "classic" thrillers where the hero keeps getting captured and escaping from the bad guys. The head bad guy is a psychopath who has no problem shooting Interpol agents in Paris train stations but keeps capturing the "hero" who is the only person he seems to meet without killing immediately. Uggg.
Sunny Wilkins
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audible-books
There are a lot of gory blood and guts details I passed over.
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