Aurora by Vincent Peillon

By Vincent Peillon

Le bien ou le mal, los angeles justice ou l. a. vengeance, l. a. guerre ou l. a. paix ?

Du Groenland à Tel Aviv, en passant par Copenhague et Paris, nous voici plongés dans une réalité qui est l. a. nôtre, dont on soupçonne l’existence mais qu’on préfère ignorer.

AURORA : c’est le nom du consortium qui fait major basse sur des réserves de pétrole et de gaz dans le Grand Nord. Son fondateur, un ancien nazi visionnaire, est protégé par des faucons américains et certains hauts responsables de l’Otan. Mais quand les intérêts stratégiques, les appétits économiques et les folies idéologiques se mêlent, l’histoire chemine vers son crépuscule. Il sera taché de haine et de sang.

Qui réglerait cela proprement ? Une équipe du Mossad, apparemment en sommeil. Des brokers menés par un homme qui a toutes les audaces et tous les abilities – sauf celui de résister parfois à l. a. mélancolie. C’était sans compter sur les traîtres. Ceux qui se croyaient les prédateurs deviennent alors des proies.

Une intrigue géopolitique glaçante, menée tambour battant.

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It isn't an answer. " Pavel shifted gears. This was the part of the nightly, half-hour commute to the Nepokorennykh Prospekt apartments that he hated most. Just two minutes out from the Hermitage, they had to slow as they neared the bottleneck at the Neva River. They were mired in traffic while his political nemeses were proceeding at full speed. Pavel pulled a neatly rolled cigarette from his shirt pocket and Piotr lit it for him. " "You still haven't answered me," Piotr said. "I will," Pavel insisted, "when we've gotten onto the bridge.

He was a good man, and a bright one. But he was fatally flawed by his desire for action over diplomacy, even when that action disregarded little things like national sovereignty and congressional approval. It was his reputation as a fire-eater that had caused him to be passed over as Assistant Secretary of Defense, landing him here as a consolation prize. He accepted the post because he was first and foremost a good soldier, but he was never happy about it ... or about reporting to a nonmilitary superior.

Then he regarded Rodgers again. "Thanks for your help," he said, rising and shaking Rodgers's hand across the desk. " "See you in a week," Rodgers said, then turned and walked past Ann. "I'll see you too," Ann said to Hood, giving him a little goodbye wave and an encouraging smile. "Don't forget to write ... " "I'll send you a postcard from Bloopers," he said. Ann shut the door and followed Rodgers down the hall. She elbowed around coworkers and hurried past the open office doors and the closed doors of Op-Center's intelligence-gathering departments.

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