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By Peter Hanington

ISBN-10: 1473625416

ISBN-13: 9781473625419

Kabul, Afghanistan.

William Carver, a veteran yet unpredictable BBC hack, is thrown into the unknown whilst a bomb is going off killing an area professional. Warned off the tale from each course, Carver won't provide in till he reveals the truth.

Patrick, a tender manufacturer, is shipped out on his first overseas project to manage the wayward Carver, yet because the tale unravels it seems like the genuine tale lies among the shadowy corridors of the BBC, the perilous streets of Kabul and the darkish chambers of Whitehall.

Set in a shadowy le-Carré-esque global, A demise Breed is a gripping novel approximately journalism in a time of struggle, in regards to the fight to inform the tales that have to be advised - no matter if it's a lot more straightforward to not.

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Instead, they opened the negotiations that eventually concluded with the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis (3 April 1559). ²⁴ On his Low Countries frontier, Philip accepted the loss of Marienbourg, but kept Hesdin and Saint-Quentin. The campaigns of 1552, 1553, 1554, 1557, and 1558 placed extraordinary demands on the Low Countries. In the wars of Francis I’s reign, France expended its greatest efforts across the Alps—in Milan, Naples, or Savoy-Piedmont. The Low Countries faced the full might of France only in 1542, when simultaneous invasion from France and the Rhineland forced Mary of Hungary to put over 30,000 men into the field.

In the Holy Roman Empire, more a ⁴¹ To minimize infestation from rodents, grain was stored in attics—the topmost floors of patrician houses, often on Warmoes Straat, where an outdoor grain exchange brought Baltic merchants together with traders from Amsterdam and farther afield. ⁴² P. A. Meillink, ‘Rapporten en Betoogen nopens het Congiegeld op Granen, 1539–1541’, Bijdragen en Mededelingen van het Historisch Genootschap te Utrecht, 44 (1923), 1–124. See also Tracy, Holland under Habsburg Rule, 94–105.

J. Berkhout, 1937), to be discussed in the next chapter. 1520–1560’, Sixteenth Century Journal, 24 (1993), 249–72, here 253. ³⁶ Gustaaf Asaert, De Antwerpse Scheepvaart in de XVe Eeuw (Brussels: Paleis der Academiën, 1973); Sicking, Neptune and the Netherlands, 6–7; Tracy, ‘Herring Wars’, 253–5. 34 The Habsburg Netherlands, 1549–1567 brought grain and timber (from the Baltic) and North Sea herring to southwestern France or Iberia, in exchange for southern wines and fruits, salt for the herring trade, and spices from Portugal’s overseas possessions.

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