The Mysterious Bookshop

Condon, Richard - The Manchurian Candidate

During the Korean War, the Soviets and Chinese capture a U.S. Army platoon and take it to Manchuria in communist China. Three days later, Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw and Captain Bennett Marco manage to return to UN lines. Sergeant Raymond Shaw, brainwashed secretly and then freed with the rest of his patrol after capture in Korea comes home an unwitting hero and Congressional Medal of Honor Winner to be idolized by America. Only the Communists who indoctrinated him know when and how he will explode and they alone control his actions as the fateful hour approaches.

The World's Oldest Mystery Fiction Specialty Store

Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

Located at 58 Warren St. in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

If your order is a combination of in-stock and pre-order items, please note all items will ship together once everything is on-hand.



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