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Understrike (1965) [Novel]
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Series: Boysie Oakes
Part: 2

Summary (From the publisher):

The Russians had a file on Boysie Oakes thicker than his own skull. They had a plan to liquidate the Liquidator, who was responsible for the killing of so many of their agents, and to infiltrate British security: they'd found Boysie's exact double - working in a tractor factory - and trained him to speak, drink and even think like Boysie Oakes.

When Boysie was scheduled to attend a secret demonstration of America's newest and biggest nuclear toy, the Russians thought they had found the perfect moment to act.

The impersonation was faultless. Even the lovely Chicory Triplehouse couldn't tell the difference. Only one thing had been overlooked. As well as Boysie's indiscriminate taste for whisky and women, the Kremlin wizards had given their double Boysie's raging, uncontrollable fear of death and danger, his inability to carry out orders, and his habit of making massive and explosive mistakes...

Original title: Understrike
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionAdventureSpy/Espionage

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Understrike (1965)
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Language: English

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Understrike (2005)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Long Preston, Yorkshire, UK
Publisher: Magna Large Print Editions
ISBN: 0750523492
Pages: 291

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Understrike (1980)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Star (U.K.)
ISBN: 0352304588
Pages: 175

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Understrike (1972)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Corgi Books
ISBN: 055208977X
Pages: 175

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Understrike (1968)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Greenwich, Conn
Publisher: Fawcett Crest
Pages: 144

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Understrike (1965)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Viking
Pages: 184

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Understrike (1965)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd
Pages: 198

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