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A decent interval

Simon Brett

A decent interval

a Charles Paris novel

by Simon Brett

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Crème de la Crime in Sutton, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actors,
  • Charles Paris (Fictitious character),
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Theater,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Enduring his part in a touring production of Hamlet that features drama-prone reality television contest winners in the lead roles, actor and amateur detective Charles Paris investigates a suspicious accident that has killed a company member.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSimon Brett
    SeriesA Charles Paris mystery -- 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6052.R4296 D43 2013, F Brett Simon
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148310M
    ISBN 101780290446
    ISBN 109781780290447
    OCLC/WorldCa819520898

    Read "Decent Interval An Insider's Account of Saigon's Indecent End Told by the CIA's Chief Strategy Analyst in Vietnam" by Frank Snepp available from Rakuten Kobo. Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and f. Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict. Still the most detailed and respected account of America’s final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA’s cause but was disillusioned by the agency’s.

      Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict. Still the most detailed and respected account of America&;s final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA&;s cause but was disillusioned by the agency&;s Reviews: Get this from a library! A decent interval. [Simon Brett] -- Enduring his part in a touring production of Hamlet that features reality television contest winners in the lead roles, actor and amateur detective Charles Paris investigates an accident that has.

      Kirkus Reviews on A Decent Interval " Two Hamlets, two Ophelias, a range of jostling egos, stage history and lore, and the wry figure of Paris himself make this more than worth the price of admission." Booklist Starred Review of A Decent Interval. From the Publisher. After a year absence, reprobate actor Charles Paris totters back on stage.5/5(1). Get this from a library! A decent interval. [Simon Brett] -- After a long period of 'resting', life is looking up for Charles Paris, who has been cast as the Ghost of Hamlet's Father and First Gravedigger in a new production of 'Hamlet'. But rehearsals are.


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Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict. Still the most detailed and respected account of America’s final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA’s cause but was disillusioned by the agency’s Cited by: Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict.

Still the most detailed and respected account of America's final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA's cause but was disillusioned by/5. Decent interval: an insider's account of Saigon's indecent end.

Frank Snepp. Random House, - History - pages. 3 Reviews. This is a very good book. It provides a blueprint for any future attempt to create a totally FUBAR situation. Snepp was there when Saigon fell in and witnessed first hand the disregard the 4/5(3). The royalties from Decent Interval (amounting to $, by the time Snepp lost in front of the Supreme Court) were surrendered to the CIA, and Snepp forced to clear all future publications with the CIA.

In Snepp published a second book, Irreparable Harm, about his court battle with the CIA. Journalism ( - present). Throughout the last turbulent months of the Vietnam War, Frank Snepp, CIA analyst and operative for the Embassy in Saigon, accurately forecast each twist and turn of the screw.

Yet when the end came in April, the Ambassador and Kissinger's State Department were caught dangerously off guard. Only the heroism of a few young Embassy officers and the ingenuity of the Defense Attache saved the /5(2). As Daniel Ellsberg wrote a few months before the secret trip, “DuringHenry Kissinger frequently said in private talks that the appropriate goal of U.S.

policy was a ‘decent interval. An Insider’s Account of Saigon’s Indecent End. Told by the CIA’s Chief Strategy Analyst in Vietnam by Frank Snepp Published by Random House in The following narrative, highlighting the events examined in Decent Interval, is adapted from a television documentary featuring Frank Snepp.

Buy Decent Interval: An Insider's Account of Saigon's Indecent End Told by the CIA's Chief Strategy Analyst in Vietnam Anniversary by Snepp, Frank, Emerson, Gloria (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: ‘After a decent interval has passed, we'll hear what they're going to do.’ ‘In that case, the decision, after some hesitation, was to cancel sporting events for a decent interval.’ ‘I chatted for a decent interval, then picked up my book, smiled, and wished them a pleasant vacation.’.

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Decent Interval, is an excellent description of the "cease fire" war years in South Vietnam from The book chronicles the suprisingly precipitous collapse of South Vietnam in /5(5).

The Charles Paris series of books by Simon Brett are a joy to read, feel-good lightweight novels for when you need a bit of cheering up.

Several of them have been dramatised for radio by Jeremy Front, and A Decent Interval at number 18 is quite a late one in the series. Simon Brett had a hiatus from writing this particular series, concentrating on his other works such as the “Fethering /5.

Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict. Still the most detailed and respected account of America's final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA's Author: Frank Snepp.

Widely regarded as a classic on the Vietnam War, Decent Interval provides a scathing critique of the CIA's role in and final departure from that conflict. Still the most detailed and respected account of America’s final days in Vietnam, the book was written at great risk and ultimately at great sacrifice by an author who believed in the CIA’s cause but was disillusioned by the agency’s Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Buy Decent Interval by Frank Snepp online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(2). Snepp's first book, "Decent Interval," published inwas a best-selling account of how the CIA and the State Department bungled the evacuation of Saigon and abandoned thousands of loyal South.

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Buy Decent Interval: The American Debacle in Vietnam and the Fall of Saigon by Frank Snepp online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.So here in the case of former CIA analyst Frank Snepp, who used his considerable writing skills to such advantage in the best-selling book "Decent Interval", which details the manifest ways in which the American government deliberately misled, betrayed, and deceived the government and people of South Vietnam by deciding to withdraw all American /5(5).What was one of the most memorable moments of A Decent Interval?

I always enjoy his quotes of reviews of past performances. Did the narration match the pace of the story? Definitely. I have read and enjoyed many of these books in print, but they are well suited to oral presentation and Michael Page does an excellent job.