By Alistair MacLean
Amsterdam Airport - the easiest in Europe - had disappeared. The wall of water used to be the paintings of FFF - an Irish terrorist workforce who are looking to strength Britain's hand.
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Van Effen said: 'Does anybody have on this project? Practical experience, I mean. ' He raised a hand as van der Kuur was about to rise again. 'Sorry. This is all really irrelevant. What is relevant is that there is a mind or minds among the FFF that is not only highly intelligent but has a clear understanding about the application of practical psychology. First, they introduce the elements of doubt, dismay, dissension and the erosion of confidence into Schiphol. Then they apply the same techniques to the Rijkswaterstaat.
Charitable? ' 'He's reputed to be a ranking member of three, perhaps four, successful criminal organizations. Not drugs, not prostitution, he despises those and won't touch them: robbery, it is said, is his forte, usually armed, with or without violence according to the amount of resistance offered. He, himself, can be extremely violent. I can testify to that personally. ' De Graaf puffed at his cheroot and if he was ruffled in any way he didn't show it. ' 'You can't arrest, charge, try and convict a man on hearsay.
Twenty years' unblemished service. ' De Graaf looked at him for a long moment, then walked on in silence. Two Bakkeren and Dekker were the names of the two boat-owners who had been involuntarily deprived of their vessels during the previous night. As it turned out, they were brothers-in-law. Bakkeren was phlegmatic about the borrowing of his beat and not particularly concerned by the fact that he had not yet been allowed to examine his boat to see what damage, if any, had been done to it. Dekker, by contrast and understandably, was seething with rage: he had, as he had informed de Graaf and van Effen within twenty seconds of their arrival at his suburban home, been rather roughly handled during the previous evening.
Floodgate by Alistair MacLean