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Murder in Samarkand. Signed by the Author

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Mainstream Publishing, United Kingdom, 2007. Hardback. Hardback. Book and dustwrapper. Fine. 198 x 129 mm.
Subtitled A British Ambassador's Controversial Defiance of Tyranny in the War on Terror.

When Craig Murray arrived in Uzbekistan to take up his post in 2002, he was a young ambassador with a brilliant career and a taste for whisky and women. But after hearing accounts of dissident prisoners being boiled to death and innocent people being raped and murdered by agents of the state, he started to question both his role and that of his country in so-called 'democratising' states. Following his discovery that the British government was accepting information obtained under torture, Murray could no longer maintain a diplomatic silence. When he voiced his outrage, Washington and 10 Downing Street decided he had to go. But Uzbekistan had changed the high-living diplomat and there was no way he was going to go quietly. In this candid and at times shocking memoir, Murray lays bare the dark and dirty underside of the War on Terror

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Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Murray Craig
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Hardback
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About this item

Mainstream Publishing, United Kingdom, 2007. Hardback. Hardback. Book and dustwrapper. Fine. 198 x 129 mm.
Subtitled A British Ambassador's Controversial Defiance of Tyranny in the War on Terror.

When Craig Murray arrived in Uzbekistan to take up his post in 2002, he was a young ambassador with a brilliant career and a taste for whisky and women. But after hearing accounts of dissident prisoners being boiled to death and innocent people being raped and murdered by agents of the state, he started to question both his role and that of his country in so-called 'democratising' states. Following his discovery that the British government was accepting information obtained under torture, Murray could no longer maintain a diplomatic silence. When he voiced his outrage, Washington and 10 Downing Street decided he had to go. But Uzbekistan had changed the high-living diplomat and there was no way he was going to go quietly. In this candid and at times shocking memoir, Murray lays bare the dark and dirty underside of the War on Terror

Added value:
Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Murray Craig
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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