"Intelligent, compelling.""Hauntingly beautiful." "An adventure tale on the order of LeCarre's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold..."
The Royal Bank of Scotland was once one of the most successful and profitable financial institutions in the world; revered, admired and trusted by millions of savers and investors. A trusted employer for tens of thousands of people, with branches on nearly every high street in the land. Now, the very mention of the bank"s name causes fury and…
America has disappeared some years ago. A neo-fascist Party has come to power in the UK. China is on the rise. A submarine hurtles through the cold dark waters of the Atlantic en route to an unknown destination. Only the ship's doctor knows its true mission, but he is not who he appears to be.
A sweeping tale moving from the violent heart of Apartheid South Africa, to the ruins of the United Kingdom, and down to the edge of the world in the frozen Antarctic landscape, The Depths of Deception is a tale of revenge, served as a shatteringly cold dish.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ian Fraser is a South African writer and playwright, now a permanent resident in the US. His memoir, My Own Private Orchestra, was published by Penguin (South Africa) in 1993 and was nominated for the CNA Literary Awards in the Debut section. His novella, “Pigman’s Fingers” recently appeared in The Utopian magazine.
His plays have been professionally and successfully produced by theatre companies in South Africa, the US, and elsewhere. Most recently his work was staged at the Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island; at the Garioch Theatre Festival in the United Kingdom; and by Playwrights Round Table in Orlando, Florida. In 2007, he won the AcidTheatre ‘Freedom of Speech’ Monologue Competition in the UK.