Victor John Ostrovsky (born November 28, ) is an author and a former katsa (case officer) . Works. Books. By Way of Deception (); Lion of Judah (); The Other Side of Deception (); Black Ghosts (). From #1 New York Times bestselling author Victor Ostrovsky comes a gripping thriller in which the oldest of enemies becomes the newest of threats. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Victor Ostrovsky comes a gripping thriller in which the oldest of enemies becomes the newest of threats They are.
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Looking for More Great Reads? After his service with the Military Police, he spent six years in the Israeli Navy. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Refresh and try again.
Toyed with giving this two stars, but much of the Kremlin does get battered by armored assault. Oct 28, Jon rated ostrivsky really liked it. This book is not yet featured on Victot. His plane was shot down over Germany, but he managed to escape and return to active service. He had written another book that I had read, about his experiences in the Mossad.
He was born in Canada and raised in Israel. The story is about a secret Russian military unit that plans to overthrow the current Russian President and create a new world order.
Black Ghosts by Victor Ostrovsky
Inspired by Your Browsing History. Mao rated it liked it Nov 28, Their ominous threat was broken when their commander, the cunning General Peter Rogov, was arrested and imprisoned. I really didn’t care for this book to much.
There are no ostrlvsky topics on this book yet. He was a Mossad case officer from to Account Options Sign in. Inhe says that he left the agency saying it was because of what he considered cases of unnecessarily-malicious actions by Mossad operatives.
Ostrocsky wrote a sequel, The Other Side of Deceptionin which he gives more anecdotes and defends his earlier work with a list of newspaper articles.
Rather mindless espionage thriller. I found the story started a little slow and was a little far fetched. Please try again later.
Arsenio Peraza rated it really liked it Dec 16, He helped introduce the Harpoon surface-to-surface missile to the Saar missile boats as well as the Vulcan Phalanx anti-missile defense system.
He authored two nonfiction books about his service with the Mossad: His blaack, Bella Ostrovsky, died on January 8,at Jeff rated it it was ok Aug 04, Their ominous threat was broken when their commander, the cunning General Peter Rogov, was arrested and imprisoned.
Furthermore, Ostrovsky says the Mossad was privately allowed to see the book before publication to ensure that lives were not placed in danger. Wounded warrior forced into action by loyalty, betrayed by a beautiful women, works with unexpected allies to defeat stereotypical evil bad guy.
Retrieved from ” https: Giladi mentored Ostrovsky for more than 10 years. Paperbackpages.
Joseph O’connor rated it liked it Dec 21, Critics, such as Benny Morrishave argued that the book is essentially a novel, or in the case vicfor David Wise, that much of it reads like a “supermarket tabloid,” and that a case officer would not have had access to so many operational secrets.
Finished it in two days. If you like books by Greaney then I would recommend this.
Shortly before the official publication of the book, the Israeli government filed lawsuits in both Canada and the United States, seeking injunctions against publication.
Kelly rated it liked it Jun 08, Relics of the cold war, they were elite KGB operatives placed in strategic positions throughout the Russian government in case of an attempted coup. And he will declare his might by doing the impossible It had some interesting plot hooks but otherwise felt more like a pain-by-numbers thriller. Without effective oversight, he ghostw said that the Mossad cannot achieve its full potential and value. Relics of the cold war, they were elite KGB operatives placed in strategic positions throughout the Russian government in case of an attempted coup.
Ostrovsky also points out that the need-to-know rule was not closely followed in the Mossad because of its small size and the need ostrovsk case officers to fill many roles.