Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Published: 29th Oct '20
An astonishing novel about the moral cost of war, from the author of the National Book Award-winning Redeployment
‘Expansive, explosive and epic’ Marlon James’A courageous book’ New York Times Book ReviewA BARACK OBAMA BOOK OF THE YEARNeither Mason, a US Special Forces medic, nor Lisette, a foreign correspondent, has emerged from America’s long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan unscathed. Yet, for them, war still exerts a terrible draw – the noble calling, the camaraderie, the life-and-death stakes. Where else in the world can such a person go?All roads lead to Colombia, where the US has partnered with the local government to stamp out a vicious civil war and keep the predatory narco gangs at bay. Mason is ready for the good war, and Lisette is more than ready to cover it.A novel of extraordinary suspense, Missionaries is an astonishment whose unsparing drama is infused with a rare wisdom about the human heart.
|Dimensions||37 × 162 × 240 mm|