Shadow over Babylon by David Mason

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American intelligence experts uncover a successful plot by a British businessman and a government minister to assassinate Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, in a high-tech thriller in the style of Tom Clancy and John le Carre+a7. A first novel. 50,000 first printing.

About David Mason

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Mason is a Fulbright Fellow to Greece, he now teaches at the Colorado College.
Published November 1, 1993 by Dutton Adult. 496 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, War, Action & Adventure, Horror. Fiction

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After an initial abortive attempt to wipe out the assassins--because only Saddam can hold together the strong Iraq the US needs to balance Iranian power in the Mideast--the top dogs in Britain and America (a bunch of fictional bozos named George Bush, John Major, Brent Scowcroft, John Kelly, Robe...

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Mason's suspenseful debut depicts the international repercussions of a British securities expert's attempt to assassinate Saddam Hussein. (Jan.)

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