On a May night in 1968, the plane carrying the French Chief of Staff General Ailleret explodes over the island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean, killing all aboard except for one. Four years later, writer Charles Stone is drawn irresistibly into the mystery that
still surrounds the General's death.
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"Saul's masterly narration rises to the level of art--Fiction that makes paranoia a delight." -The Chicago Tribune
John Ralston Saul holds a Ph.D. from King's College, London, has run a Paris-based investment firm and worked as an oil executive. In addition to the four novels being reissued by Vintage Canada, his works include Voltaire's Bastards, The Doubter's Companion and The Unconscious Civilization, a book based on his 1995 Massey Lecture and winner of the Governor General's Award for non-fiction. His work has been published in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia.
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