Caught in a branch near the top of the tree was the rotting carcass of a raven with a dead fieldmouse clenched in its claw.
The raven had been trapped in such a way that if he had let the mouse out of his clutches, he would have been able to free himself. Instead, the bird had chosen to die, rather than release his prey. This pleased my father immensely.
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He had the decaying raven nailed to the tree, which he declared would stand in the courtyard of what would be the finest estancia on the continent. The tree still stands there, even to this day.
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The pace is blistering, the atmosphere menacing and decadent, and author Andrew Kaplan is in marvelously smashing form. The CIA turns to the deadliest agent they know: What he uncovers will lead to a desperate mission in Iran, as the clock to war ticks down.
It just blew me away. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Jul 04, John Morris rated it it was amazing. A well written, engrossing tale. I cannot praise this book highly enough, it had everything.
A tale of riches to rags and back again. Lost love, murder, revenge, grisly descriptions of fighting, both in battle and in the arena.
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