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By Edward Whittemore

"**The wonderful end to Edward Whittemore’s Jerusalem Quartet: The impressive tale of an Israeli agent who infiltrates Syrian intelligence, keying victory within the Six Day War**

Yossi is a perfect agent for the Mossad—an Iraqi Jew, an idealist, and a captivating loner, fluent in Arab dialects. Tajar, a super agent, recruits and manages Yossi, code-named “the Runner.” therefore starts off the longest-running and so much winning operation within the historical past of Israeli intelligence. Yossi’s hide is Halim, a Syrian businessman who has lower back domestic from Buenos Aires and whose allure evokes high-level friendships. His recognition ends up in a chance that he can’t refuse: Tajar turns into a double agent infiltrating Syrian intelligence.

Meanwhile, within the wasteland oasis of Jericho, Abu Musa, an Arab patriarch, and Moses the Ethiopian, meet every day over video games of shesh-besh and glasses of Arak to reflect on historical past and humanity. We know about the friendship of Yossi’s son, Assaf, an Israeli soldier badly wounded throughout the Six Day struggle, and Yousef, a tender Arab instructor who, in help of the Palestinian reason, comes to a decision to stay as an exile within the Judean wilderness.

* Jericho Mosaic *is the ultimate quantity of the Jerusalem Quartet, which starts off with *Sinai Tapestry*, *Jerusalem Poker*, and *Nile Shadows*. Steeped within the heritage and panorama of the center East, it's a tale of idealism and goals, desire and melancholy, and life’s moments of breathtaking beauty.


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