Wednesday, October 15, 2014

PaperBack



William Manchester, Cairo Intrigue (aka Beard the Lion), Pocket Books, 1959


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is this the same William Manchester who wrote "The Death of a President," "Goodbye Darkness" and other non-fiction?

Bill Crider said...

The very same.

Marty McKee said...

I just started this paperback, although the one pictured is in better shape than mine. So far it seems to have kind of a Hitchcock/NORTH BY NORTHWEST vibe, as it's about an Everyman--a bit of a milquetoast, actually, who wears glasses and gets pushed around by his boss--who stumbles into some kind of international intrigue, but doesn't know why, what, or how. Interesting so far, and I'm sure there are plenty of twists to come.

Bill Crider said...

I haven't read it, but maybe it's time I did.