This book was much better than the decent (at best) movie. It moves at a breakneck pace, and the action is very good. The author also develops the characters very well. The settings in the Middle East, such as Jordan and Syria, give Americans a decent view into a completely foreign world. The character of the Jordanian intelligence chief is also memorable. This book is highly recommended.
It took me a while, Dad. Sorry - you were right. The book was better! Body Of Lies, by David Ignatius, follows Roger Ferris' journeys, both professional and personal, as he tries to make things right for America by tracking down and capturing a major league terrorist by the name of Suleiman. The book, while maybe a bit slow to start, picks up steam as we follow Roger's struggles with his work and his life, and the people that move in and out of it. There are several relationships … more