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The World Beat Already He Had Counted Sixteen Soldiers, Ten Beige Clad Paratroopers Sleeping Under A Big Umbrella Tree Where There Was Some Shade On The Taxi Ride Away From Brazzaville, Along The Dusty Road Where The Plateau Broke Down To Brown Grassless Hills, He Had See Maybe Six Soldiers Marching Wearily, Looking Sad Eyed And Stoned On Bungi, Crazy From The Canopy Of Unrelieved Sun Mostly He Felt Amazed And A Little Lucky To Be In Africa, But Just Then He Felt Afraid, Asif A Little Bubble Of Balance In The Middle Of His Head Had Suddenly Been Tilted To One Side, And The Soldiers Knew It Set In Zaire And The Republic Of Congo, The World Beat Evokes Modern Africa With A Realism That Few Writers Achieve At Loose Ends, Series Hero Roberts Takes An Assignment From Lloyds Of London To Deliver Ransom For Elyse Revelle, A Belgian Mining Company Doctor Who Has Been Kidnapped, Presumably Be Separatists Or Terrorists Together With A Zairian Employee Of The Company, Roberts Undertakes An Arduous River Journey To Make Contact With The Kidnappers At The Doctor S Clinic In The Jungle This Journey, With Its Sights, Sounds, And Smells Of Africa, Is Both Metaphor And Actuality Roberts Falls Seriously Ill And The Trip Becomes A Struggle To Head Off Forces That Are Opposed To The Mission, To Find And Pay Off The Kidnappers, And To Elude Death From Disease Or AssassinationLike The Novels Of Graham Greene, The World Beat Combines Gripping Action Themes Of Political Commitment, Moral Responsibility And Human Violence


About the Author: Gaylord Dold

Gaylord Dold was born in Kansas and raised in southern California during the good old days He was educated at the University of Kansas, the University of California, and the London School of Economics, where he took an advanced degree in international law Before becoming a professional writer, he worked as a chauffeur, theater usher, legal services attorney, law professor and volunteer mentor He is the co founder and managing editor of Watermark Press which published works like Leaving Las Vegas by John O Brien, which later became a film directed by Mike Figgis, starring Nicolas Cage and Elizabeth Shue Dold has published eighteen novels and five travel guides Many of his crime novels have received starred reviews in Publisher s Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist many have been praised by Marilyn Stasio and others in the New York Times Book Review and in newspapers like the Portland Oregonian, The Washington Post and Boston Herald His novel Schedule Two was picked as the best crime novel of 1996 by the Portland Oregonian, while his legal thriller The Devil to Pay was picked as one the best ten crime novels of 1998 His novels have been published in Japan, England, and Brazil Dold has read his work throughout the United States and has conducted numerous writing workshops He published The Last Man in Berlin in 2004, a novel set in pre Nazi Germany during the early 1930s Most recently he has completed and published three contemporary crime novels, two featuring ex Marine Jack Kilgore, and one a dystopian science fiction thriller called The Swarming Stage After twenty five years of non stop work, Dold has, since 2006, taken time off to travel and write five books, including novels, a memoir, and a YA that takes place in Wyoming At present he continues researching non fiction books about fly fishing on the old Mountain Man rendezvous sites and along the Continental Divide, writing science fiction, and is busy on a new fiction suspense novel about dream research These days, Dold is at home on the southern prairie He is an adept fly fisherman, an ardent gardener and an amateur pianist and guitarist He rides horses poorly and loves dogs He continues to travel widely in the Caribbean, the south Pacific and the western Rockies.Visit the author at gaylorddold.com


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