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Saving the Queen

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Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Oakes, Blackford (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Intelligence officers -- Fiction, Americans -- England -- Fiction, Espionage, Soviet -- Fiction, Cold War -- Fiction, Queens -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fi

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London (England), En

StatementWilliam F. Buckley, Jr.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B9253 Sav, PS3552.U344 Sav
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5195557M
ISBN 100385038003
LC Control Number75017405

Saving the Queen is an interesting twist on the spy novel, and especially intriguing because WFB was a former CIA agent. I did wonder how much of what he wrote was true vs fabricated. The novel takes a bit of time to get started, seemingly meandering around the /5(46).

Saving the Queen By William F. Buckley This weeks classic book is the WFB's first Blackford Oakes novel. Oakes seems to have been Buckley's American answer to James Bond.

The story was fast paced and interesting/5. Saving Their Queen book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Celia Stone is just a human girl trying to escape the clutc 4/5.

This newly minted CIA Saving the Queen book - brainy, bold, and complex - began his career by saving the queen of England and quickly took his place in the pantheon of master spies drawn up by Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, and John le Carré.

Blacky is thereby responsible for saving the Queen and his own skin (he had become increasingly expendable without realizing it) after exposing and eliminating Kirk, his opposite number. Don't go Hunting around for other affiliations (speculate if you will why Blacky's girl Sally is sexily "prehensile") and take it as is--suede-gloved intrigue.

InElizabeth II Saving the Queen book just settled on to the throne of England, and the CIA is baffled at the breaches in security that are taking place.

Worst of all, the leaks have been traced directly to the queen's chambers.2/5(1). Saving the Queen, by William F. Buckley Jr. Queen Elizabeth has just settled onto the throne of England, and the CIA is baffled at the breaks in security that are taking place. Worst of all, the leaks have been traced directly to the queen's chambers.

Blackford Oakes is called upon to penetrate the Royal Circle, win the Queen's confidence, and 4/5(1). Saving the Queen is the best of the Blackford Oakes spy novels. It's the only one that is light hearted and totaly unlike Buckley's columns.

Blacky is at his best in this fun and exciting spy caper. What a shame this delightful book is out of print/5(5). When his 1st assignment reveals Soviet espionage inside Buckingham Palace and a plot against the young Queen, Oakes will throw the rulebook out the window. Saving the Queen is the 1st book in the Blackford Oakes Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order/5(14).

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Saving the Queen was a success, and Buckley would go on to pen 11 novels featuring Oakes. Saving the Queen is a decent enough potboiler, but it doesn’t have the tension of great thrillers.

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