By David Ignatius
The novel made into the most important movement photograph published October 2008, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe: "Clever [and] well-paced, Body of Lies is difficult to place down."—John Miller, Wall road Journal
CIA soldier Roger Ferris has pop out of Iraq with a shattered leg and an severe mission—to penetrate the community of a grasp terrorist recognized purely as "Suleiman." Ferris's plan is galvanized via a masterpiece of British intelligence in the course of international battle II: He prepares a physique of lies, actually the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who seems to have finished the most unlikely through recruiting an agent in the enemy's ranks.
<p /> This scheme binds buddy and foe in an online of impressive subtlety and complexity. whilst it starts to resolve, Ferris reveals himself flying blind right into a storm. His basically desire is the urbane head of Jordan's intelligence carrier. yet can Ferris belief him?
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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.
Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.
Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.
Body of Lies: A Novel (Movie Tie-In) by David Ignatius