Summary

Plan Aurora, hatched in a remote dacha in the forest outside Moscow and initiated with relentless brilliance and skill, is a plan within a plan that, in its spine-chilling ingenuity, breaches the ultra-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a jigsaw of devastation. MI5 investigator John Preston, working against the most urgent of deadlines, leads an operation to prevent the act of murderous destruction aimed at tumbling Britain into revolution...
©1984 Frederick Forsyth (P)2014 Audible Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By C on 23-12-12

Espionage in the Cold War era

Although written over 25 years ago, Forsyth captures the atmpsphere of mistrust that pervaded the security services following the expulsion of Philby and Co. John Preston's dogged attention to detail is at its best when he uncovers the truth about the spy who has operated undiscovered in the South African foreign service for many tears.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kirstine on 20-11-11

Meticulous details enhance an engrossing story

This is Frederick Forsyth at the peak of his story-telling abilities. A complex story of intrigue in the Cold War period. Multi-stranded story-lines intricately woven together into a thriller made all the more believable by the author's painstaking attention to detail which he somehow makes interesting. David Rintoul narrates the book superbly well and manages all the Russian names trip off his tongue like a native. A great listen.

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By Thomas Burch on 27-02-11

As usual, Forsyth is Fantastic

Forsyth builds his story piece by piece gradually getting more and more interesting as the reader continues to become enthralled with the characters and the plot. The reader gradually discover what the diabolical plan is and then after you figure it out, you have no idea how they are going to stop it. Then, when you think you have it all sorted out, he throws you a little twist at the very end, which compliments his characters and leaves you with a clever smile on your face. I loved it, but I love almost all he does. Good stuff.

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11 of 11 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Mike on 28-09-16

Realism!

Super impressed by the real world style of Forsyth! No lone ranger heroics in this book... Its like it might really have happened.

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