by Richard North Patterson - £6.99 Pan Macmillan (2009)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780330454872 | ISBN 10: 0330454870
In a novel of international intrigue, an American lawyer, Damon Pierce, attempts to save Bobby Okari, the West African leader of a protest movement, from execution by the countryís corrupt and autocratic leader. Complicating matters further is Okariís wife, Marissa Brand, with whom Pierce had a relationship years before that heís never quite forgotten; she, in fact, persuaded him to take the case in the first place, and it is who she plays a crucial role in the eventual outcome...
Culminating in a dramatic show trial and a desperate race against time, Eclipse combines a thrilling narrative with a vivid look at the human cost of the global lust for oil.
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