By John Le Carre, abridged by Katrin Williams.
Read by Paterson Joseph.Salvo, a professional interpreter of minority African languages, becomes involved in the planning stages of a covert operation to take over the Eastern Congo.
Salvo meets the love of his life, and his African conscience is re-awakened.
Salvo is flown to a no-name island in the North Sea and briefed on the task ahead.
The meeting begins between the Western financiers and East Congolese warlords.
Salvo learns the truth behind the Syndicate's plans for the Eastern Congo.
The contract is signed and Salvo is flown home.
But his bag contains damning evidence of the terrible events on the island.
Salvo plays the stolen tapes to Hannah, and visits the home of Lord Brinkley.
Hannah and Salvo seek the help of trusted friends.
Hannah goes missing and Salvo realises he must give himself up.
Salvo writes to Hannah's son Noah, and receives unexpected letters from two old acquaintances.