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Passport to Oblivion

(Dr Jason Love #1)

3.52  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Dokter Love is de opvolger van James Bond, in Engeland is het reeds een uitgemaakte zaak, hoewel Love toevallig in de contraspionage verzeild is geraakt en menselijker is dan de superheld Bond. Ergens in een klein Engels dorpje is Love arts en hij voelt er aanvankelijk weinig voor om zijn kleine veilige gemeenschap te verlaten voor de listen en gevaren van de spionage. Maa ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by Leete's Island Books (first published January 1st 1964)
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Bill Lynas
The first adventure featuring reluctant spy Dr Jason Love is a surprisingly assured tale. First published in 1964 (& filmed as Where The Spies Are in 1966) it has all the ingredients you expect in a 1960's spy story: sex, sadism & snobbery. That's actually a phrase that a reviewer used to describe one of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels, but it works equally well here too.
Leasor's style of writing flows nicely & he introduces some varied characters. The early parts of the story
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Bill
Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spy, adventure
Passport to Oblivion is the first book in English author James Leasor's Dr. Jason Love spy series of 9 books. Ian Fleming is probably the most well known master of the spy series, but I've discovered a number of other series the past couple of years; Adam Diment's Philip McAlpine books, James Mayo's Charles Hood books and Victor Canning's Rex Carver books, to name a few. Of the one's I've tried so far, they offer different styles to that of Fleming's Bond books.

Dr. Jason Love is a country doctor who
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Ralph
Mar 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the first book written by prolific British author James Leasor about country doctor turned amateur spy Dr Jason Love. In it he is sent to Persia (Iran) by British Intelligence to investigate the disappearance of their veteran agent "K," whom the reader knows was killed by operative in service to the Soviets. Love is pulled into service because he is unknown to the opposition, can travel under the cover of his profession, but is thought to be a competent and resourceful man because of an ...more
Jack Heath
Synopsis: Jason Love, country doctor, gets into the intelligence business. He is sent to Persia to locate a missing spy. David Niven starred.
Mana H
Jul 30, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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کتابهای جیبی کاهی
پر از غلط
با فارسی نیمه رسمی
کاغذهای لک و پک
جلدهای رنگی ناشیانه
پر از حادثه و توضیح مترجم لابلای سطرها
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James Leasor was a prolific British author, who wrote historical books and thrillers. A number of Leasor's works were made into films, including his 1978 book, Boarding Party, about an incident from the Second World War that until that time was secret, was turned into a film, "The Sea Wolves", starring Gregory Peck, Roger Moore and David Niven.

Thomas James Leasor was born at Erith, Kent, on 20th Decemb
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