When the nonstop action begins in 1969, the body of a Jamaican is found in the English channel. The limited evidence in the case suggest to authorities that the dead man may have been the victim of illegal immigration scheme. British Intelligence,eager to protect the homeland from the growing problems illegal immigration, assigns the incredibly versatile and resourceful Paul Chavasse to the case.He immediately goes undercover, posing as an Australian citizen who is wanted in Sydney for armed robbery; now according to the constantly evolving plan Chavasse will try to get himself safely ( through illegally ) transported from Italy to English. After making contact with shady characters who for a price are willing to help people make their way illegally to England,Chavesse travels without any real problems from Italy to France,but everything gets dangerous very fast when he is about to make His way to England.Chavasse encounters,among others,a beautiful woman,a Jamaican man,a Pakistani, former priest ( the creature of pure,mindless evil) ,a Chinese communist official, a wealthy European financier.
TITLE: A FINE NIGHT FOR DYING
AUTHOR: JACK HIGGINS
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