By Alistair MacLean
Reissue of the vintage story of espionage set in chilly struggle Europe, the place the world’s maximum circus acrobat needs to holiday into an impenetrable fort, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense.Bruno Wildermann of the Wrinfield Circus is the world’s maximum trapeze artist, a clairvoyant with near-supernatural powers and an implacable enemy of the East eu regime that arrested his relations and murdered his wife.The CIA wishes any such guy, and recruits Bruno for an very unlikely raid - at the impreganble Lubylan citadel, the place his relatives his held.Under conceal of a circus journey, Bruno prepares to come back to his native land. yet ahead of the adventure even starts a assassin moves two times. someplace within the circus there's a communist agent with orders to prevent Bruno at any cost…
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Circus by Alistair MacLean