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Madness Is Better Than Defeat Audiobook

Madness Is Better Than Defeat

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The dazzling new audiobook by Man Booker-nominated and Granta Best of Young British novelist Ned Beauman.

In 1938, two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on location there, the other intending to disassemble it and ship it back to New York.

A seemingly endless stalemate ensues, and 20 years later, when a rogue CIA agent learns that both expeditions are still out in the wilderness, he embarks on a mission to exploit the temple as a geopolitical pawn. But the mission hurtles towards disaster when he discovers that the temple is the locus of grander conspiracies than anyone could have guessed.

©2017 Ned Beauman (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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