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The Tiger and The Trojan Horse

£29.99

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'Some mug had to do it' said Lee Kuan Yew, explaining what appeared to be an act of pure folly - the decision of a politically puny group of young nationalist to take on the powerful communist movement in a crucial struggle for the strategic gateway to the East - Singapore.

This is no academic study, and the often bizarre inside story of that duel between ill-matched adversaries - the People's Action Party and the Communist United Front - is brought startlingly to life in an account full of irony and paradox, strange encounters, bloody riots and brutal assassinations. The author takes us into the half-world of the communist underground, with its elaborate tradecraft, secret rendezvous in a vivid tale of ruthlessness, seen from both sides, and told with cool impartiality.

'As New' condition inside with crisp, clean pages and tight binding. Only minor shelf wear to front and rear cover.

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Author(s):
Bloodworth, Dennis
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish
Title:
The Tiger and The Trojan Horse

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'Some mug had to do it' said Lee Kuan Yew, explaining what appeared to be an act of pure folly - the decision of a politically puny group of young nationalist to take on the powerful communist movement in a crucial struggle for the strategic gateway to the East - Singapore.

This is no academic study, and the often bizarre inside story of that duel between ill-matched adversaries - the People's Action Party and the Communist United Front - is brought startlingly to life in an account full of irony and paradox, strange encounters, bloody riots and brutal assassinations. The author takes us into the half-world of the communist underground, with its elaborate tradecraft, secret rendezvous in a vivid tale of ruthlessness, seen from both sides, and told with cool impartiality.

'As New' condition inside with crisp, clean pages and tight binding. Only minor shelf wear to front and rear cover.

Author(s):
Bloodworth, Dennis
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish
Title:
The Tiger and The Trojan Horse

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