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1

Book quoted from at the start of each chapter

Ghostwriting - Andrew Crofts

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"I am not I; thou are not he or she; they are not they"

Evelyn Waugh - Brideshead Revisited

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Previous ghostwriter, now dead

Mike James McAra

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Where does the Martha's Vineyard ferry travel between

Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven

5

How long does the crossing usually take

45 minutes

6

Car McAra was driving

tan coloured Ford Escape

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Ferry run by ...

Massachusetts Steamship Authority

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Ford Escape belongs to

Martin S Rhinehart

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Stretch of water the ferry plies

Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Sound

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Where was McAra's body found?

Lambert's Cove

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Where was McAra from?

Balham

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Who identifies McAra's body

Adam Lang, former PM

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Agent's name

Rick Riccardelli

14

Tournament at Rick's club

Backgammon

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Book just finished

Autobiography of a footballer

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Name of former PM

Adam Peter Bennet Lang

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How much has Lang been paid for his memoirs

$10m - two years, War on Terror

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Head of Rhinehart's publishing company

John Maddox

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Lang's lawyer

Sidney Kroll

20

Rick's commission

15%

21

Lang's role in school Shakespeare

Lady Macbeth

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Where is the bomb at the start of The Ghost

Oxford Circus

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Where does The Ghost live?

Notting Hill/North Kensington

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Ghost's "girlfriend"

Kate

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Lang's hotel in NYC

Waldorf Astoria

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How much is Lang paid for lecturing

$100k

27

Death toll from Oxford Circus bomb

Eight

28

Where is Rhinehart Publishing UK based?

Hounslow

29

Terrorism alert

Orange/High

30

Ghost's editor

Roy Quigley

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"What sells a book is ..."

heart

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How long does The Ghost have to edit McAra's manuscript?

One month - publish in June (it's now middle of January)

33

What is the Ghost mugged for?

Senator's manuscript - One Out Of Many

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Kroll's firm

Brinkerhof Lombardi Kroll, Attorneys, M Street, Washington DC

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Fee for The Ghost

$250,000 + $50,000 bonus

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Flight to Boston

American Airlines 109

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Lang's performance as a chicken ...

Cambridge Footlights, 1972

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Airport at Boston

Logan

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Lang's PA

Amelia Bly

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Lighthouse in Vineyard Sound

West Chop

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Martha's Vineyard population

100,000 summer, 15,000 winter

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Main town on Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown

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Church in Edgartown

Old Whaling

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Hotel in Edgartown

Lighthouse View

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Operation Tempest

Four Brits, seized in Peshawar. One (Ashraf) died under interrogation

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Where did Edward Kennedy's career go wrong?

Chappaquiddick

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Rhinehart's house is near ...

West Tisbury

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Holiday home designed by ...

Albert Speer (joke)

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First Mrs Rhinehart

On the board of MOMA

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Second Mrs Rhinehart

Bollywood actress

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Lang's wife

Ruth

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Lang's staff

Alice and Lucy, secretaries. Jeff, driver

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Amelia on secondment ...

Cabinet Office

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Vietnemese housekeepers

Dep and Duc - Duc is the man

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Test for a novel or film ...

Seaplane test

56

Ex-foreign secretary

Richard Rycart

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Rock star Lang's stayed with on Mustique

Christy Costello

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What does Ruth liken to being stuck on MV

Napoleon on St Helena

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Amoured car

Jaguar

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Jet owned by ...

Hallington

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Type of jet

Gulfstream Four

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Where are the Lang papers kept?

Cambridge

63

McAra likened to ...

Party hack turned Stakhanovite of the archive

64

Song of Costello's Lang sings

Once In A Lifetime, 1977

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Ghost's equipment

Sony Minidisc WalkmanPanasonic ToughbookMoleskine notebooksJetstream rollerball pens - Mitsubishi

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Where was Lang living in London when he met Ruth?

Lambeth

67

Where was Lang brought up?

Leicester

68

Lang's parents

Father a builder, mother a teacher

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Lang's father's car

Austin Atlantic

70

Lang's first memory

Running away from home, aged five

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Lang's mother's book

A Thing Of Beauty

72

Title role at 17

Marlowe's Dr Faustus

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Review of Dr Faustus

Leicester Mercury, December 1971

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How old was Lang when his father died

16

75

How dd Lang's parents die?

Father - heart attack (paving slab) Mother - cancer

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What did Lang study at Cambridge

Economics

77

What sport did Lang play at Cambridge

Football

78

Editorial in Times when Lang steps down

Kindly Leave The Stage

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Which court is investigating Lang for Operation Tempest

ICC, The Hague

80

Rycart's current post

UN Special Envoy on Human Rights

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Special Branch officer protecting Ruth

Barry

82

Word Lang adds to press release

Domestic

83

Front page story on Lang

New York Times

84

Where does Rick go on a fishing trip?

Bouma National Heritage Rainforest Park, Fiji

85

Kroll's paralegals

Encarncion and Josh

86

Articles Lang might be charged under

7 - crimes against humanity8 - war crimes

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Other articles

25 - facilitating58 - warrants59 - arrest86 - co-operate fully

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Countries Lang could go to

USA, China, North Korea, Indonesia, Israel

89

Chief Prosecutor at ICC

Spanish

90

How many bedrooms in the MV house

Six

91

Director of the Adam Lang Archive Centre in Cambridge

Dr Julia Crawford-Jones

92

Dates for Lambeth

Local elections - 1977Lang's party membership card - 1975Ruth's arrival - 1976

93

Postgrad student in photograph

Paul Emmett - St Johns

94

Whose phone number on the photo

Rycart's

95

Where does the Ghost hide the photos?

Under the mattress

96

Man near Lambert's Cove worked at ...

World Bank

97

Widow who saw lights in Lambert's Cove

Annabeth Wurmbrand

98

"Kay's big old place"

Bill and Hillary, Lady Di

99

Martha's Vineyard reminds Ruth of ...

Cornwall

100

Barry's reading

Harry Potter

101

Ruth's education

First at OxfordFulbright scholar

102

Where was Adam and Ruth's wedding?

Marylebone Registry OfficeAndy Martin - Best man

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Honeymood

Ruth's parents' cottage, Hay on Wye

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Election around the time Adam and Ruth were married

Thatcher - 1979

105

Ruth's reading

New York Review of Books

106

Rhinehart's Vinery

Napa Valley

107

First rule of politics

Never lose touch with your base

108

Demonstrator's vehicle

VW campervan

109

Where does the Ford Escape take The Ghost to?

Paul Emmett's house in Belmont

110

Fare for the ferry

$50

111

Another lighthouse

Nobska Point

112

Route to Emmett

I-96, Concord Turnpike

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Paul Emmett's house number

3551

114

Security firm at Emmett's

Cyclops

115

Paul Emmett's wife

Nancy Cline - defence analyst, Houston, Texas

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Paul Emmett's President Emeritus of ...

Arcadia Institution

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Paul Emmett's tie

Bright red, with pheasants

118

Dramat

The Yale Dramatic Association - Paul Emmett

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Paul Emmett's photos

The Wall of Ego

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Arcadia reception attended by Lang

Claridges

121

Where was Emmett on the 11th and 12th of January?

Colorado - Aspen Institute

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Photo of Roosevelt and Churchill

Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

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Professor Emmett's posts

Harvard (Ruth), Howard T Polk III Professor of Foreign relations

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Emmett's hobbies

Squash, Golf, Gilbert and Sullivan

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Hallington's CEO

Arthur Prussia

126

Airbase in Poland

Stare Kiejkuty

127

Torture method used on suspects

Waterboarding

128

What agency is Emmett supposed to be a member of

CIA

129

CIA whistleblower

Frank Molinari

130

Paper being read by man on plane to NYC

FT

131

Where does the plane land in NYC

La Guardia

132

What is on the board of the man waiting at La Guardia

Mike McAra

133

Where is the hotel The Ghost is taken to

Grand Central Parkway

134

Pseudonym used by Ghost at hotel

Clive Dixon

135

Room rate in NYC

$275

136

Fake address

Kate's house numberRick's club street

137

Rycart's ex-NYPD sidekick

Frank

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How long did Rycart with with Lang?

15 years

139

Rycart's weakness

Vanity

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Who gave Rycart the incriminating memo about Operation Tempest

Mike McAra

141

McAra's nickname

McHorror

142

Where did McAra say the key to Lang could be found

All there in the beginning

143

The Member for Michigan

Reginald Giffen - gave up his seat for Lang

144

"he didn't have an ideology ..."

"... he had an agenda"

145

Where does Amelia ask the Ghost to meet them

Waldorf Astoria

146

What excuse does The Ghost give for being in NYC?

Seeing John Maddox

147

Who is having a conference at the hotel?

"Church of Latter Day Online Traders"

148

What is Lang drinking on the plane?

Brandy

149

How much is a Gulfstream four?

$40m

150

How many planes does Hallington have?

Five

151

Who carried out Operation Tempest?

SAS

152

FBI agent who questions The Ghost

Special Agent Murphy

153

Lang's assassin

George Arthur Boxer

154

Boxer's son killed in

Iraq

155

Boxer's wife killed in

London suicide bombing

156

Boxer's cottage

Oak's Bluff

157

"Who scorns his own life is lord of yours"

Seneca

158

Lang's funeral

Westminster Abbey

159

Ruth Lang's title

Baroness Lang of Calderthorpe

160

Final line of memoirs

Ruth and I look forward to the future, whatever it may hold

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McAra's grave

Streatham cemetary

162

Flowers on McAra's grave

Amelia

163

Who invites the Ghost to the book launch?

Amelia Bly

164

Where does the Ghost meet Amelia

End of Downing St

165

Where is the book launch

Banqueting House

166

McAra's message

Lang's wife Ruth studying in Seventy-Six was recruited as a CIA agent in America by Professor Paul Emmett of Harvard University

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How is Rycart killed

Car accident, NYC