Search Results: "Daniel Silva"


BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE OF SPIES by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"Another chilling glimpse inside global terror networks from a gifted storyteller."
Gabriel Allon is back in the field. Read full book review >

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THE KILL ARTIST by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 21, 2000

"Silva, who's covered Middle East politics as a journalist and CNN producer, promises intriguing backstory and more twists and turns than you can shake an olive branch at."
Silva churns out his fourth thrill-a-minute sure-fire bestseller in as many years (The Marching Season, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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PORTRAIT OF A SPY by Daniel Silva
Released: July 19, 2011

"Covert action more le Carré than Ludlum."
Gabriel Allon can scrape away at all that obscures to uncover reality, whether the shadows are blemishes on a Titian masterpiece or the secrets of a maniacal terrorist. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH ASSASSIN by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"A sensitive hero, a sturdy historical backstory, action aplenty, lots of glam locations—all most likely to impress readers who'll be shocked, shocked to imagine that those Swiss bankers might have aided the Nazis, and might be covering their tracks even now."
Silva's latest bid to spin international-intrigue headlines into gold delivers as muckraking quasi-journalism but not as espionage fiction. Read full book review >

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THE HEIST by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"With 'a fallen British spy, a one-eyed Italian policeman, a master art thief, [and] a professional assassin from the island of Corsica,' Allon's 14th caper is a fun read."
Stalwart Israeli agent Gabriel Allon goes in pursuit of stolen art and uncovers billions of dollars purloined by the Butcher of Damascus in this latest by master spycrafter Silva (The English Girl, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

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A DEATH IN VIENNA by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 23, 2004

Silva brings his Holocaust trilogy to a close with the pursuit of an SS Sturmbahnführer who's climbed to the top of the greasy pole and stayed there for 60 years. Read full book review >

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THE CONFESSOR by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 2003

"Familiar material, for sure, but powered by steady pacing, keen detail, and a strong, ironic finish."
Another polished and entertaining thriller from the prolific Silva, this one tracking dark secrets in Vatican City. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF THE ASSASSIN by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1998

Silva, whose debut, The Unlikely Spy (1997), put the WWII thriller back on the map, brings the genre up to date with a vengeance in an exhilarating story that roots razzle-dazzle espionage heroics in contemporary political headlines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 17, 2012

"It's a grand entertainment to watch Silva putting Gabriel Allon's skills to work, whether shedding blood or daubing varnish. A top-notch thriller."
Fast-paced action thriller from old hand Silva (Portrait of a Spy, 2001, etc.), whose hero Gabriel Allon returns in fine form. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK WIDOW  by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"A dark thriller for difficult times."
A fitting (supposedly) final mission for one of fiction's greatest spies. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH GIRL by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2013

"Literate, top-notch action laced with geopolitical commentary."
Silva (The Fallen Angel, 2012, etc.) drops Israeli superspy Gabriel Allon into a fractious encounter with the KGB's ugly remnants. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH SPY by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2015

"This page-turner deepens Allon's legend and illuminates more of his shadowy world, all while cementing Silva's place among the top tier of spy thriller writers."
Gabriel Allon may be a talented, world-renowned restorer of classic paintings, but he's willing to kneecap a Russian spy if necessary. Read full book review >