The author’s talent shines through, there are great passages here and there, but I had to trudge through hundreds of pages to find them.
Despite a seemingly complex plot, involving many characters & financial crimes, I found it easy to follow & am looking forward to see if it is part of a series
The Traitor by Ava Glass is an easy-to-read page turner, with vivid description,Mediterranean ports-of-call, and tension, as danger lurks behind every page
I liked the story, it’s solid even if it is predictable, and I enjoyed reading the book, I guess it’s not the Bond I’m used to.
My favorite part of Never by Ken Follettwas almost a step-by-step telling of how on-the-ground intelligence impacts national policy
Alias Emma by Ava Glass was a fast read, and very enjoyable. It is more of a thriller than an espionage novel, nevertheless, I found myself engaged.
The Israel/Palestine conflict, of course, can fill hundreds of books, but it goes to show the gray moral ambiguity of all the characters.
The stars of this book are the characters, which I feel I can say for the whole series. They are interesting, as well as intelligent
Members of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service sent to rescue a group of archaeologists from Iraq they come face to face with several surprises
Israeli art restorers/ spy Gabriel Allon is called one more time into service to investigate the mysterious murder of his friend Benjamin Stern