By AFN Clarke
"When a dogmatic ideology is embraced because the best precept of presidency, primary person freedoms turn into an unacceptable threat."
Rufus Reed, a former British certain Forces officer grew to become debatable best-selling writer, wakes as much as locate himself incarcerated in a mystery CIA 'black-site' felony situated outdoor the Uited States and past the achieve of standard felony and moral conventions. Drugged and abducted from his domestic in Marin County close to San Francisco, he has been arrested less than the U.S. Government's international Intelligence Surveillance Act, less than a warrant procured with fabricated facts. yet his tale is simply the top of a fancy and hazardous fight for the survival of democracy within the USA.
Set opposed to the Presidential election of 2008 An Unquiet American is a unique tht defies conference and questions the very cloth of yankee Democracy.
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It was enormous and most of the rooms were not in use. When her daughter started at an English school, Wenche stayed at home with Anders and the au pair. The great metropolis made her feel stressed and uneasy. There in Prince’s Gate she shut herself increasingly into her own world, as she had learnt to do when she was little. Not so long ago, they had been in love. Back home in Oslo she had a box of notes and love letters he had written. Now she walked round the grand flat, filled with regrets.
Then another series. She had reached Lovers’ Path. All around her there were people running, trying to find places to hide. Behind her, a rusty wire fence ran alongside the path. On the other side of the netting, steep cliffs dropped down into the Tyrifjord. The roots of a few lilies of the valley clung to the mountainside, looking as though they had grown out of solid rock. They had finished flowering, and the bases of their leaves were filled with rainwater that had trickled over the rocky edge.
There were more shots, louder. Who was shooting? She crept along Lovers’ Path. Back and forth. Lots of kids were there. ‘Let’s lie down and pretend we’re dead,’ one boy said. ’ * * * She lay down, one cheek facing the ground. A boy lay down beside her and put his arm round her waist. There were eleven of them. They all did what the one boy said. ’ perhaps they would have run. ’ They lay close together, their heads turned towards the forest and the dark trunks of the trees, legs against the fence.
An Unquiet American by AFN Clarke