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The English spy

by Silva, Daniel, 1960-

Format: Kindle Book 2015 2015
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Gabriel Allon investigates the murder of the former princess of England and enlists the help of Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin, to track down master bomb maker Eamon Quinn.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Silva's series hero, Gabriel Allon, works in the best (if somewhat preposterous) tradition of the gentleman spy who coolly juggles avocations and assassinations. Allon is an art restorer par excellence and a master spy who works for Israel's secret intelligence service. This time out, the art restoration (which generally is the most fascinating and original part of Silva's novels) is glossed over in favor of the search for the killer of a British royal. No sooner have Gabriel and his wife, Chiara (pregnant with twins), discovered a long-lost Caravaggio in sore need of repair, but he's called away to try to determine who masterminded the murder of the former wife of the future king of England aboard her pleasure yacht in the Caribbean. The victim is obviously derived from Princess Diana, but the way that Silva shows us the steps involved in the princess' assassination is truly thrilling. Unfortunately, this bit comes early and is the most gasp-inducing part of the book. Despite this drawback, Silva delivers another involving spy novel as cat-and-mouse game.--Fletcher, Connie Copyright 2015 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
Assassins Fiction
Electronic books.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Spy stories.
Publisher New York :HarperCollins2015
Edition First edition.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
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Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9780062320155
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