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Pluriform Publishing Company, 1993 - Fiction - 465 pages
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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

Set in Spanish Guiana 'MAMista' is about a group of Marxist revolutionaries who have grand dreams of overthrowing the capitalist government. The story centres around Ralph Lucas who is sent to Guiana ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Deighton's longest, most complex and passionate novel in years: an epic tale, set in a South American jungle, of good men and women crushed beneath the heel of Realpolitik. The world-weary pessimism ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Len Deighton was born in London, England on February 18, 1929. He served in the Royal Air Force Special Investigations Branch and graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1955. Before becoming the master of the modern spy thriller, he worked as an airline steward and as an illustrator. His first novel, The Ipcress File, was published in 1962. His other novels include Funeral in Berlin, Berlin Game, Mexico Set, London Match, Spy Hook, Spy Line, and Spy Sinker. He also writes television plays and cookbooks.

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