Saving the Queen
First edition book cover
|Author||William F. Buckley, Jr.|
|Genre||Spy thriller, espionage|
|January 28, 1976|
|Media type||Print, 8vo|
|Followed by||Stained Glass|
This novel, set in 1952, reveals Oakes's childhood and educational background, his recruitment into the CIA, and the Agency's procedures for "handling" him. His first assignment sends him to Britain, where he must identify (and deal with) a high-level security leak close to the (fictional) British monarch, Queen Caroline. Also, Rufus, the enigmatic genius behind American intelligence operations, is introduced.
- Goodman, Walter (January 11, 1976). "Everyone Lists Toward the Orotund". The New York Times. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
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