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    DescriptionAn Israeli spy by trade and art restorer by preference, Gabriel Allon arrives in Zurich to restore the work of an Old Master for a millionaire banker--and finds himself standing in blood and framed for the man's murder.


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    Title
    The English Assassin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Silva
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780451208187
    ISBN 10: 0451208188
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: THR
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: FHD
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 813.6
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    BIC subject category V2: FJM
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    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Ingram Subject Code: FT
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Libri: AMER3710
    DC22: 813/.6
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ERLY20
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC032000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3619.I5443 E54 2003
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC030000, FIC006000
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Signet
    Publication date
    29 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Daniel Silva is the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Unlikely Spy," "The Mark of the Assassin," "The Marching Season," "The Kill Artist," "The English Assassin, The Confessor, A Death in Vienna, Prince of Fire, The Messenger, The Secret Servant," "Moscow Rules" and "The Defector." He is married to NBC News Today correspondent Jamie Gangel. They have two children, Lily and Nicholas. In 2009 Silva was appointed to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council.
    Review quote
    "Abundant action."--The Washington Post "A cloak-and-dagger tale [that] moves at a brisk clip, with clean, lucid exposition and characters who are thoughtfully drawn."--The New York Times "The plot is rich, multilayered and compelling with issues as timely as the daily headlines and problems as old as humankind...Silva maintains tension and suspense."--The Denver Post "Enthralling...a thriller that entertains as well as enlightens."--The Orlando Sentinel "Smooth and compelling."--Detroit Free Press "Silva's sophisticated treatment, polished prose, an edgy mood, and convincing research give his plot a crisp, almost urgent quality."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Silva knows how to plot...[he] will draw you in--and you'll learn something at the same time."--Rocky Mountain News "Thrilling...a good, cinematic story."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In the style of authors like Frederick Forsyth and Ken Follett, this is a book that opens with a scene that grabs your attention and never lets go...highly imaginative fiction set against a nonfiction background...you will want to read this one straight through once you've started."--New York Law Journal "Cleverly crafted...engrossing...an intelligent thriller of the old school and one that will satisfy Silva's fans and earn him many new ones."--Chattanooga Times/Chattanooga News-Free Press "Silva, who writes with the atmospheric grace and whiplash tension of le Carre, brings something special to the spy thriller: a multifaceted, believable hero whose sideline, spying, is only as intriguing as his regular job, restoring Old Masters....[Allon's] investigation leads to the English assassin, a rogue terrorist whose casual killings (his send-off gift to his lovers is explosives in their luggage) are breathtakingly orchestrated. Silva makes a stunning contribution to the spy thriller."--Booklist (starred review) "The spy novel is ali