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The Fallen Angel

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Art restorer, assassin, spy--Gabriel Allon returns in The Fallen Angel, another blockbuster espionage thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The acclaimed author of Portrait of a Spy, Silva ("a world class practitioner of spy fiction" --Washington Post) is an undisputed master of the genre who has brought "new life to the international thriller" (Newsday).

A breathtaking adventure that races around the globe, The Fallen Angel begins in Rome, where Allon is called upon to investigate a murder at the Vatican, one with disastrous repercussions that could plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. If you haven't yet been drawn into Daniel Silva's thrilling universe of intrigue, danger, and exceptional spycraft, start here--and see why the Philadelphia Inqurer declares that, "The enigmatic Gabriel Allon remains one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 110 x 190 x 29mm | 259g
  • United States
  • English
  • Maps; Illustrations, black and white
  • 006207315X
  • 9780062073150
  • 31,268

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After narrowly surviving his last operation, Gabriel Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, has taken refuge behind the walls of the Vatican, where he is restoring one of Caravaggio's greatest masterpieces. But early one morning he is summoned to St. Peter's Basilica by Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to His Holiness Pope Paul VII. The body of a beautiful woman lies broken beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. The Vatican police suspect suicide, though Gabriel believes otherwise. So, it seems, does Donati, who calls upon Gabriel to quietly pursue the truth--with one caveat.

Gabriel soon learns that the dead woman had uncovered a dangerous secret that threatens a global criminal enterprise involved in looting timeless treasures of antiquity. But there is more to this dark network than just greed. And unless Gabriel can prevent a mysterious operative from committing a devastating act of sabotage, the world will be plunged into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions . . .
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Review quote

"Another heart-pounding escapade of art restorer and Israeli intelligence legend Gabriel Allon gets masterful treatment."--AudioFile Magazine
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19,321 ratings
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2 2% (466)
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