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The English Girl a novel

by Silva, Daniel, 1960-

Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 2013 2013
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Summary
The wayward son of Israeli intelligence, Allon is plunged into a high stakes game of murder, espionage, and corruption after a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, which threatens to destroy a prime minister's career.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The psychology of kidnapping and blackmail forms the core of Silva's sixteenth spy story, an extended, scary chess game between two opponents, with the fates of both a young woman and the British government at stake. Series hero Gabriel Allon, who has worked for the Israeli intelligence as a spy and avenging angel (starting with Operation Wrath of God against the Black September terrorists), is convinced by a longtime British MI5 friend to help out the current prime minster. The woman with whom the married PM has been having an affair, herself a rising star in the government, has been kidnapped while on vacation on the island of Corsica. Her kidnappers send the PM a video of the woman admitting to the affair, sure to bring scandal and ruin if widely released. Finding the woman involves much guesswork and danger, with trips to locales ranging from the south of France to Paris to London to Moscow. As usual, Silva takes the reader hostage from page one with his canny mix of spy craft and suspense. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Silva's ongoing ability to combine le Carre-like texture with high-energy plotting has produced a string of commercial and critical successes. Chalk up another one.--Fletcher, Connie Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Gabriel Allon thriller
Features Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and Israeli spy
#1 - The Kill artist
#2 - The English assassin
#3 - The Confessor
#4 - A Death in Vienna
#5 - Prince of fire
#6 - The Messenger
#7 - The Secret servant
#8 - Moscow rules
#9 - The Defector
#10 - The Rembrandt affair
#11 - Portrait of a spy
#12 - The Fallen angel
#13 - The English girl
#14 - The Heist
#15 - The English spy
#16 - The Black widow
#17 - House of spies
#18 - The Other woman
#19 - The New girl
Subjects Allon, Gabriel (Fictitious character) Fiction
Intelligence officers Fiction
Art restorers Fiction
Thriller
Fiction
Corsica (France) Fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Spy stories.
Audiobooks.
Publisher New York :HarperAudio2013
2013
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Participants/Performers Read by George Guidall.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Requires OverDrive Media Console 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile) or OverDrive Media Console 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Description 1 audio file : digital
ISBN 9780062262998
0062262998
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