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Publisher Comments:

When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect — the American brother and sister, the expatriate Brits, and the German gentleman traveling under at least one assumed name. When the film he drops off at the chemist reveals photographs he has not taken, Vadassy finds himself the object of intense suspicion. The result is anything but the rest he had been hoping for.

Review:

"An uncommonly good story of international intrigue." The Atlantic

Review:

"Ambler is the greatest spy novelist of all time." San Francisco Chronicle

Review:

"Ambler successfully combines excitement, entertainment, and social significance." The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"A genuine classic." The Times (London)

About the Author

Eric Ambler is often said to have invented the modern suspense novel. Beginning in 1936, he wrote a series of novels that introduced ordinary protagonists thrust into political intrigue they were ill-prepared to deal with. These novels were touted for their realism, and Ambler established himself as a thriller writer of depth and originality. In the process he paved the way for such writers as John le Carre, Len Deighton, and Robert Ludlum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375713248
Author:
Ambler, Eric
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Photographers
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Riviera (france)
Subject:
Language teachers.
Subject:
Riviera
Subject:
Stateless persons
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.92x5.26x.63 in. .44 lbs.

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