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By William Boyd

Within the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles seriously via his task. His love of girls, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the rustic end up bold hindrances on his street to any form of luck. but if he turns into an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with tracking front runner in Kinjanja's nationwide elections, Morgan senses a chance to accomplish genuine expert popularity and, extra importantly, reassignment.

After he reveals himself being blackmailed, clinically determined with a venereal illness, trying bribery, and confounded with a useless physique, Morgan realizes that little or no goes in line with plan.

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