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The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld. Does this book contain inappropriate content? I was never aware of all the dark power struggles that were going on so far back, and that there were all these foreign countries involved, playing games to rob them of their valuable resources. A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld. Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on July 7, 2020. You are not eligible for this coupon. That all makes for big and sometimes violent power struggles. A web of intrigue surrounds a mysterious plane crash that killed the U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961. That all makes for big and sometimes violent power struggles. 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It was a good story read overall, but it was embellished with diversionary details that were not relevant to the central subject at all; for example, going into great depth in its Book One, presumably to conjure the dangerous setting, about two spies (an American and a Brit) in the Congolese capital city of Leopoldville (now Kinshasa) who ultimately were not related to the plane crash at all (so far as the record available would show). The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya has an overall rating of Rave based on 4 book reviews. Beautifully written. The Golden Thread The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjoeld by Ravi Somaiya 9781549188107 (CD-Audio, 2020) Delivery Dispatched within 2 business days and shipped with USPS Product details Format:CD-Audio Language of text:English Isbn-13:9781549188107, 978-1549188107 Author:Ravi Somaiya Publisher:Hachette Book Group Ravi Somaiya masterfully teases out the tangled strands of a Cold War mystery in a place where nothing and no one are quite what they seem. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. "― The Golden Thread by Ravi Somaiya, 9781549188107, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld. ", "[A] gripping account of Hammarskjöld's death and the ensuing search for the truth about what happened to him.". There's a problem loading this menu right now. Kudos to the author for an excellent account on a man and civil war that should not be forgotten. I couldn't put this book down. The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld: Somaiya, Ravi: Amazon.sg: Books Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $12.73 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to France. Somaiya does a masterful job sifting the evidence and building a case of murder. Reviewed in the United States on October 7, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on July 7, 2020. I was never aware of all the dark power struggles that were going on so far back, and that there were all these foreign countries involved, playing games to rob them of their valuable resources. It was a riveting account of the events of that tragic night when he was killed and an interesting account of the war in the Congo. 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Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. But dark forces circled him: Powerful and connected groups from an array of nations and organizations -- including the CIA, the KGB, underground militant groups, business tycoons, and others -- were determined to see Hammarskjöld fail. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Somaiya is one of the country's best journalists, and he's used his prodigious reporting and researching skills to dig up some truly startling new information about the plane crash in the Congo that killed Hammarskjold and spawned an almost never-ending series of conspiracy theories. The Golden Thread - Ravi Somaiya epub | 26.19 MB | English | Isbn:1455536547 | Author: Ravi Somaiya | PAge: 283 | Year: 2020 Please try again. 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