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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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The Network

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. The eyecatching cover of this book bears absolutely no resemblance to the story The narrator Anthony Taverner is a former Army officer living in the English countryside who is recruited to find and destroy a cache US Stinger missiles in remote Afghanistan in the months leading up to 911 He also has a secondary private mission of tracking down his best friend who has been living undercover with Al aeda Before he can travel to Afghanistan he is given extensive training He also travels to the Sudan to retrieve information about Al aeda Finally the action shifts to Afghanistan itself and the execution of the missionThe book starts with a bang but then spends considerable time filling in Taverner s back story before it moves forward again The diversion to the Sudan feels unnecessary as does a romantic sub plot that felt forced and which gets abandoned abruptly The final third of the book is set in Afghanistan and it s at this point that the book really finds its feet and grips you through to the terrific endingIf you re looking for a fast paced thriller the kind where you disengage your mind and turn the pages at a rapid rate this probably isn t the book for you If on the other hand you value authentic detail and realism you are likely to enjoy this story The details about the narrator s background and training feel realistic and the superb descriptions of Afghanistan in the second half of the book reflect the author s familiarity with his topicWhen I was halfway through the book I felt like I could take or leave it but by the end I realised that I really enjoyed it

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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. 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 which we fight Eveyday people making a living Beautiful scenery some scarred by war Past conflicts explained and etched in momory Death betrayal and heroism than just the main characers but those who help just to keep their peaceful way of life If I hadn t won this book on Goodreads I probably wouldn t have read it But I am glad I did I learned about Sudan and the struggles of Africa beyond starving children I also learned that Afganis are a very pleasnat people who did not welcome a Soviet invasion an American betryal and that they now caught in the middle of politics gone wrong Nothing is black and white The Network brings humans into this conflict I am fortunate enough not to have a love on in this conflict but this book made me feel the emotion and turmoil of most parties invovled It does not try to paint the enemy as human but it does uestion who the enemy is and who has painted them into that corner Yes enemies exist But war makes enemies out of all of us right or worng


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 conventional intelligence services with which its relationship was collaborative when necessary but for the sake

  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 distinctive authenticity of so

  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

  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 disjoin

  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 y

  6. says:

    The eyecatching cover of this book bears absolutely no resemblance to the story The narrator Anthony Taverner is a former Army officer living in the English countryside who is recruited to find and destroy a cache US Stinger missiles in remote Afghanistan in the months leading up to 911 He also has a secondary private mission of tracking down his best friend who has been living undercover with Al aeda Before he can travel to Afg

  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 which we fight Eveyday people making a living Beautiful scenery some scarred by war Past conflic

  8. says:

    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 pers

  9. says:

    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 crashe

  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 t