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From the public one that Taverner must attempt to avert all without exposing a dangerous secret all his ownBased on real characters and drawing on the author's extensive firsthand knowledge of Afghanistan this is a thriller of rare authenticity providing sustained insight into influences surrounding 911 and raising uestions about the role of intelligence agencies in historical events deliberately hidden from the public e. The story basically involves Afghanistan Terrorists and British Intelligence within the rising global tensions a few months prior to the 911 disaster Most reviews and the novel jacket itself seem to lead off with this titillating door crasher After finishing the book however I failed to discover anything tangible pertaining to the 911 incident whatsoever I felt a bit cheated in this respectWhat was a little interesting were the author s rendition of the training and execution of what goes into real spy work He puts it somewhere in between the campy glitter of James Bond and the realistic amphitheaters of John La Carre s work as in The Spy who came in from the Cold Arguably Ian Fleming and John LaCarre being the masters in these genres this novel does bring a feel for this time and place in war torn Afghanistan This is what kept me mildly interested not so much the spy stuff The Network still comes off a decent effort although really nothing much than you would expect out of a dime store paperback His other bodies of work are non fiction in nature involving Religion and other Middle Eastern interests Perhaps he should stick to thatBy John Archibald November 2012

Review The Network

Ce and plunges him into the kaleidoscopic world of spying Under the expert guidance of an old school hero and veteran of the elite British Special Air Service Taverner prepares to enter Taliban controlled Afghanistan to destroy a cache of the CIA 's precious Stinger missiles before they can fall into the hands of al aeda In Britain and America the intelligence community is poised for a catastrophe that must be kept secret. The eyecatching cover of this book bears absolutely no resemblance to the story The narrator Anthony Taverner is a former Army officer living in the English countryside who is recruited to find and destroy a cache US Stinger missiles in remote Afghanistan in the months leading up to 911 He also has a secondary private mission of tracking down his best friend who has been living undercover with Al aeda Before he can travel to Afghanistan he is given extensive training He also travels to the Sudan to retrieve information about Al aeda Finally the action shifts to Afghanistan itself and the execution of the missionThe book starts with a bang but then spends considerable time filling in Taverner s back story before it moves forward again The diversion to the Sudan feels unnecessary as does a romantic sub plot that felt forced and which gets abandoned abruptly The final third of the book is set in Afghanistan and it s at this point that the book really finds its feet and grips you through to the terrific endingIf you re looking for a fast paced thriller the kind where you disengage your mind and turn the pages at a rapid rate this probably isn t the book for you If on the other hand you value authentic detail and realism you are likely to enjoy this story The details about the narrator s background and training feel realistic and the superb descriptions of Afghanistan in the second half of the book reflect the author s familiarity with his topicWhen I was halfway through the book I felt like I could take or leave it but by the end I realised that I really enjoyed it

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In this bold novel Jason Elliot illuminates the dark recesses of the intelligence community during a crucial moment in history the struggle to avoid a terrorist attackIn the months before 911 former army officer Anthony Taverner is leading a uiet life in the English countryside But his recruitment for a dangerous mission to Afghanistan by the British Secret Intelligence Service better known as MI6 shatters his fragile pea. I can highly recommend Jason Elliot s new novel The Network He has created a richly detailed novel based in reality that is truly compelling to read It is a spy thriller that speaks with vivid description and distinctive authenticity of someone who has lived there It really has it all seemingly authentic tradecraft espionage deceit betrayals religion international affairs exploitation romance and friendships all tested to the very limit The Network is well written with a complex plot plenty of suspense wonderful depiction of locations and even a little romance On the eve of 911 Former army officer and Gulf War veteran Captain Anthony Taverner is living a uiet life in the English countryside But his intimate knowledge of Afghanistan and his knowledge of explosives haven t gone unnoticed Taverner is recruited by the Secret Intelligence Service for a mission in Afghanistan to infiltrate a fort in Taliban held territory and destroy a cache of the CIA s stinger missiles before they fall into the hands of Al aeda Soon he finds himself moving into secret worlds from the tunnel complex beneath SIS H in London s Vauxhall Cross to the CIA s bin Laden tracking station at Langley At first it seems likes a straightforward mission But Taverner has a secret past of his own which he must conceal from even his closest allies H a former SAS man and security expert is methodical focused and supremely fit and spends months training Ant in a range of useful and potentially deadly skills He will also accompany Taverner on the Op They will destroy the fort together But just what is the Network What does the Baroness know about their mission And how will all this affect history and change the political landscape forever As the dangerous trail leads from the pirate haunted coast of Sudan and the company of beautiful Jameela bin Laden s sister in law to the war torn streets of Kabul Taverner is forced to confront the fears that belong to his most secret past


10 thoughts on “The Network

  1. says:

    I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway What is the Network? p 130 “The Network's original goal was to establish a structure to be activated in times of need to penetrate key groups relevant to British intere

  2. says:

    I can highly recommend Jason Elliot’s new novel The Network He has created a richly detailed novel based in reality that is truly compelling to read It is a spy thriller that speaks with vivid description and distinctive authenticity of so

  3. says:

    This is a novel I won from GoodReads and I'm so happy I did Elliot is a travel writer which adds a great dimensio

  4. says:

    Billed as a spy novel set immediately pre 911 but it just doesn't live up to the hype A rather elongated plot bas

  5. says:

    I really enjoyed Jason Elliott’s The Network It was like going along for the ride on covert mission from the safety of your armchair The mission was to seek out a stash of American stinger missiles before the Al ueda gets them I confess that I have never really enjoyed James Bond movies with the exception of t

  6. says:

    The eyecatching cover of this book bears absolutely no resemblance to the story The narrator Anthony Taverner is a former Army officer living in the English countryside who is recruited to find and destroy a cache US Stinger missil

  7. says:

    I don't like war I admire and owe every freedom I have to those who have fought for my protection and yours This book humanizes war by showing the personalities and homeland of those we seek to destroy Yet it is not only our enemy that suffers This novel not only humanizes the conflicts it takes you to the worlds in which we fight Eveyday people making a living Beautiful scenery some scarred by war Past confl

  8. says:

    This is Jason Elliot's first foray into the realm of writing novels and he started with a real corker Elliott first established himself as a travel writer with An Unexpected Light which explored Afghanistan from a

  9. says:

    The story basically involves Afghanistan Terrorists and British Intelligence within the rising global tensions a few months prior to the 911 disaster Most reviews and the novel jacket itself seem to lead off with this titillating door crasher

  10. says:

    I loved the way the mission was revealed in layers in this book He was training then he was tortured then the torture was a set up

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