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Former ambassador Halley ( Simultaneous Equations ) convincingly charts the perilous waters of life in the British foreign service for one Gareth Benton and wife, Patience, who voyage expectantly from London to Berlin and then Moscow only to founder in the shoals of Russian paranoia. Gareth was instilled early with the notion that professional success derives from education, conduct, and a wife chosen according to societal expectations.
lt;< Previous book. 1986) A novel by Laurence Halley. Gareth Benton's miserable marriage and rule-breaking Foreign Service career lead him, in ruined middle age, to Canterbury Cathedral, where he spots fanatical eyes observing the Pope during a historic ceremony Genre: Literary Fiction. Used availability for Laurence Halley's Abiding City.
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Laurence O'Keefe was appointed CVO in 1974 and CMG in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 1983. Under the name of Laurence Halley he wrote two novels and a study of the influence of ethnic groups on foreign policy. Preceded by William Squire.
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The taxi left the city behind and began to travel down a road surrounded by low mountains and deep dark forests. The driver left the city behind them and, a few minutes later, crossed a small bridge. The road became dark once more
The taxi left the city behind and began to travel down a road surrounded by low mountains and deep dark forests. The road became dark once more. All that could be seen were the dark and elongated contours of the pine trees surrounding them and, in the distance, the silhouette of a building in ruins, probably an old church.
Edmond (or Edmund) Halley, FRS (/ˈhæli/; 8 November 1656 – 25 January 1742 ) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain,. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed in 1720.