The Resource Into a raging blaze, by Andreas Norman ; translated by Ian Giles

Into a raging blaze, by Andreas Norman ; translated by Ian Giles

Label
Into a raging blaze
Title
Into a raging blaze
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by Andreas Norman ; translated by Ian Giles
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  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Stockholm, September 2011. Carina Dymek is on a fast track for promotion at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, when she is approached by a stranger and given a USB stick containing a report to circulate in her department. Unwittingly, she delivers a time bomb of classified information that sends her career up in flames and puts her on the radar of the security service, Sapo. Tasked with investigating how Dymek gained access to the confidential report, the formidable Bente Jensen of Sapo is quietly approached by the British MI6, who have an undisclosed interest in the leak. She finds out that Dymek's boyfriend is an Egyptian Swedish national. But it's MI6 who link his family to an extreme faction within the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo. The case explodes into an international manhunt. Liaising with the ruthless MI6, Bente uncovers the secretive plans contained in that leaked report: plans for an omnipotent Europe-wide Intelligence Service. Forces hone in on Dymek, while Bente begins to suspect she is a red herring caught in a far wider net: one in which social media is abused for intelligence and civil rights are sacrificed to national security. Andreas Norman, a former Swedish Ministry official, has written an explosive expose of Anglo-American spying and surveillance on European civilians in the name of counter-terrorism. This dizzying thriller anticipated the Edward Snowden revelations and rocked Sweden on publication
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9876.24.O729
Literary form
novels
Into a raging blaze, by Andreas Norman ; translated by Ian Giles
Label
Into a raging blaze, by Andreas Norman ; translated by Ian Giles
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Note
Translated from the Swedish
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rdacarrier
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rdacontent
Contents
Hardback -Carina Dymek is on a fast track for promotion at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, when she is approached by a stranger and given a USB stick containing a report to circulate in her department. Unwittingly, she delivers a time-bomb of classified information that destroys her career and puts her on the radar of the security service, SAPO. Tasked with discovering how Dymek gained access to the confidential report, the formidable Bente Jensen of SAPO begins investigating her background and finds that Dymek's boyfriend Jamal is an Egyptian Swedish national. But British MI6 have a vested interest in the leak, and they're quick to muscle in. When they uncover evidence that links Jamal's family to an extreme faction within the Muslim Brotherhood, SAPO is forced to bow to their command to track him down. As Bente liaises with the ruthless MI6, she becomes closer to the secretive plans contained in that leaked report: plans for a Europe-wide Intelligence Service. She begins to understand that Dymek is a red herring in a far more complex plot: one of surveillance corruption, national security and global anti-terrorism
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24 cm
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Extent
521 pages
Isbn
9781782066040
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1256636
  • (OCoLC)864089726

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