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"A crackerjack spy story, jammed with action, intrigue and thrills" Saturday Review

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"Anyone who hasn't read Ambler is in for a real treat." The Washington Post Book World

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"Our greatest thriller writer." Graham Greene

About the Author

Eric Ambler is often said to have invented the modern suspense novel. Beginning in 1937, he wrote a series of novels that were touted for their realism, in which he introduced ordinary protagonists who are thrust into political intrigue they are ill prepared to deal with. In the process he paved the way for such writers as John Le Carr?, Len Deighton, and Robert Ludlum. He was awarded four Gold Daggers and a Diamond Dagger from The Crime Writers Association, named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers Association, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth. In addition to his novels, Ambler wrote a number of screenplays, including Rebecca, which he collaborated on with his wife, Joan Harrison. Eric Ambler died in 1998.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375726712
Author:
Ambler, Eric
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Smuggling
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
British
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Railroad travel
Subject:
Orient Express
Subject:
Novelists
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reissue ed.
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
October 9, 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.02x5.22x.67 in. .51 lbs.

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"Review" by , "A crackerjack spy story, jammed with action, intrigue and thrills"
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