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10 thoughts on “The Network

  1. says:

    I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway What is the Network? p 130 “The Network's original goal was to establish a structure to be activated in times of need to penetrate key groups relevant to British interests in the Middle East and gather information on their activities It operated independently of the co

  2. says:

    I can highly recommend Jason Elliot’s new novel The Network He has created a richly detailed novel based in reality that is truly compelling to read It is a spy thriller that speaks with vivid description and

  3. says:

    This is a novel I won from GoodReads and I'm so happy I did Elliot is a travel writer which adds a great dimension to this thriller It's his first novel but I certainly hope there will be There are gripping sections of nail biting tension but those are balanced with wonderful descriptions of the settings and relationships The hero Anthony Taverner has a best friend he would die for a lovely romance with a beautiful wom

  4. says:

    Billed as a spy novel set immediately pre 911 but it just doesn't live up to the hype A rather elongated plot based around a disjointed timeline and with large amounts of exposition together with masses of background on the

  5. says:

    I really enjoyed Jason Elliott’s The Network It was like going along for the ride on covert mission from the safety of your armchair The mission was to seek out a stash of American stinger missiles before the Al ueda gets them I confess that I have never really enjoyed James Bond movies with the exception of the introduction of new gadgets and liking the scenery of the different settings This book is much

  6. says:

    The eyecatching cover of this book bears absolutely no resemblance to the story The narrator Anthony Taverner is a former

  7. says:

    I don't like war I admire and owe every freedom I have to those who have fought for my protection and yours This book humanizes war by showing the personalities and homeland of those we seek to destroy Yet it is not only our enemy that suffers This novel not only humanizes the conflicts it takes you to the worlds in whi

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    This is Jason Elliot's first foray into the realm of writing novels and he started with a real corker Elliott first established himself as a travel writer with An Unexpected Light which explored Afghanistan from a totally uniue perspective In The Network he uses that knowledge to great advantage This is a pre 911 thriller centered around a

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    The story basically involves Afghanistan Terrorists and British Intelligence within the rising global tensions a few months prior to the 911 disaster Most reviews and the novel jacket itself seem to lead off with this titillating door crasher After finishing the book however I failed to discover anything tangible pertaining to the 911 incident whatsoever I felt a bit cheated in this respectWhat was a little

  10. says:

    I loved the way the mission was revealed in layers in this book He was training then he was tortured then the torture was a set up by the guy training him; he has a job with MI6 but his real purpose is to bring Manny home; he was in training to be a spy but he is a trainer for the Network The story keeps getting deeper and complexThe book is

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From the public one that Taverner must attempt to avert all without exposing a dangerous secret all his ownBased on real characters and drawing on the author's extensive firsthand knowledge of Afghanistan this is a thriller of rare authenticity providing sustained insight into influences surrounding 911 and raising uestions about the role of intelligence agencies in historical events deliberately hidden from the public e. The story basically involves Afghanistan Terrorists and British Intelligence within the rising global tensions a few months prior to the 911 disaster Most reviews and the novel jacket itself seem to lead off with this titillating door crasher After finishing the book however I failed to discover anything tangible pertaining to the 911 incident whatsoever I felt a bit cheated in this respectWhat was a little interesting were the author s rendition of the training and execution of what goes into real spy work He puts it somewhere in between the campy glitter of James Bond and the realistic amphitheaters of John La Carre s work as in The Spy who came in from the Cold Arguably Ian Fleming and John LaCarre being the masters in these genres this novel does bring a feel for this time and place in war torn Afghanistan This is what kept me mildly interested not so much the spy stuff The Network still comes off a decent effort although really nothing much than you would expect out of a dime store paperback His other bodies of work are non fiction in nature involving Religion and other Middle Eastern interests Perhaps he should stick to thatBy John Archibald November 2012

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The Network

In this bold novel Jason Elliot illuminates the dark recesses of the intelligence community during a crucial moment in history the struggle to avoid a terrorist attackIn the months before 911 former army officer Anthony Taverner is leading a uiet life in the English countryside But his recruitment for a dangerous mission to Afghanistan by the British Secret Intelligence Service better known as MI6 shatters his fragile pea. I can highly recommend Jason Elliot s new novel The Network He has created a richly detailed novel based in reality that is truly compelling to read It is a spy thriller that speaks with vivid description and distinctive authenticity of someone who has lived there It really has it all seemingly authentic tradecraft espionage deceit betrayals religion international affairs exploitation romance and friendships all tested to the very limit The Network is well written with a complex plot plenty of suspense wonderful depiction of locations and even a little romance On the eve of 911 Former army officer and Gulf War veteran Captain Anthony Taverner is living a uiet life in the English countryside But his intimate knowledge of Afghanistan and his knowledge of explosives haven t gone unnoticed Taverner is recruited by the Secret Intelligence Service for a mission in Afghanistan to infiltrate a fort in Taliban held territory and destroy a cache of the CIA s stinger missiles before they fall into the hands of Al aeda Soon he finds himself moving into secret worlds from the tunnel complex beneath SIS H in London s Vauxhall Cross to the CIA s bin Laden tracking station at Langley At first it seems likes a straightforward mission But Taverner has a secret past of his own which he must conceal from even his closest allies H a former SAS man and security expert is methodical focused and supremely fit and spends months training Ant in a range of useful and potentially deadly skills He will also accompany Taverner on the Op They will destroy the fort together But just what is the Network What does the Baroness know about their mission And how will all this affect history and change the political landscape forever As the dangerous trail leads from the pirate haunted coast of Sudan and the company of beautiful Jameela bin Laden s sister in law to the war torn streets of Kabul Taverner is forced to confront the fears that belong to his most secret past

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Ce and plunges him into the kaleidoscopic world of spying Under the expert guidance of an old school hero and veteran of the elite British Special Air Service Taverner prepares to enter Taliban controlled Afghanistan to destroy a cache of the CIA 's precious Stinger missiles before they can fall into the hands of al aeda In Britain and America the intelligence community is poised for a catastrophe that must be kept secret. Billed as a spy novel set immediately pre 911 but it just doesn t live up to the hype A rather elongated plot based around a disjointed timeline and with large amounts of exposition together with masses of background on the history of Afghanistan make this a slow readThe narrative develops over a long period as a former British army officer is recruited and trained to destroy a bunch of US missiles in the possession of the Taliban in Afghanistan Lots of talk of Osama CIA MI6 and the shadowy Network but ultimately little of the context is resolved leaving an average adventure story

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