The Deadly Eurasian
By Alexander Cordell
A thrilling espionage novel from the bestselling author of Rape of the Fair Country
Mei Kayling, a member of the Chinese Red Guard and undercover agent, must lead a
column of refugees across the mountains of China into Hong Kong, a perilous journey
through villages blasted by an apparent nuclear explosion.
It soon becomes clear that the blast was caused by a bomb from an American warship,
carried out by a crewmember who has since disappeared; and so Mei must hunt for the
missing man, a quest that takes her to the US in her efforts to determine if the explosion
was an accident, or was ordered by the Pentagon...
Alexander Cordell was born in Ceylon in 1914, was educated mainly in China and joined the army in 1932. After WWII, during which he served in France, he became a civil servant, spending three years in Hong Kong.
He wrote more than thirty novels including the highly acclaimed 'Mortymer Trilogy' - The Rape of the Fair Country, The Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. He died on 13 November 1997 aged eighty-three
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24 Jul 2014
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Hodder & Stoughton