The Manchurian Candidate

by Richard Condon (Author)
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The classic thriller about a hostile foreign power infiltrating American politics: “Brilliant . . . wild and exhilarating.” —The New Yorker
 
A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sgt. Raymond Shaw is keeping a deadly secret—even from himself. During his time as a prisoner of war in North Korea, he was brainwashed by his Communist captors and transformed into a deadly weapon—a sleeper assassin, programmed to kill without question or mercy at his captors’ signal. Now he’s been returned to the United States with a covert mission: to kill a candidate running for US president . . .
 
This “shocking, tense” and sharply satirical novel has become a modern classic, and was the basis for two film adaptations (San Francisco Chronicle).
 
“Crammed with suspense.” —Chicago Tribune
 
“Condon is wickedly skillful.” —Time

Publication date
September 15, 2021
Publisher
Page count
323
ISBN
9780795335068
Paper ISBN
9781568582702
File size
3 MB