Carré, John le.

The Mission Song.


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Bruno Salvador, known as Salvo, is the ever innocent twenty-nine year old orphaned lovechild of a Catholic Irish missionary and a Conglese headman’ s daughter. Educated first atmission school in the East Congolese province of Kivu, and later at a discreet sanctuary for the secret sons of Rome. Salvo is inspired by his mentor Brother Michael to train as a professionel interpreter in the minority African language of which, almost from birth, he has been an ob´sessiv collector.

Hodder & Stoughton, 2006.

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Soon a rising star in his profession, he is courted by City corporations, hospitals, law courts, the immigration services and inevitably the mushrooming overworld of British Intelligence. He is also courted and won by the all-white Surrey-born Penelope, star reporter on one of oaur great national newspapers, whom with typical impulsiveness he promptly marries. Yet even as the story open a contrary and irresistible love i dawning to him. Despatched to a no-name island i the North Sea to attend a top-secret meeting between Western financiers and East Congolese warlords, Salvo is obliged to interpret matters never intended for hs reawakened African conscience,- Indbundet med omslag. – 339 sider. – Pænt eksemplar.