50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

This may be a novel and it may be fiction but it is certainly not to my taste. However, my wife and all her friends ‘rave’ about it and due to its incredible success I felt I should add it to my list of novels to discuss. The book of erotic fiction, 50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James, is surprising in its mainstream popularity given that it is a story involving such a succession of powerful, kinky sex scenes.

This is the story of a young woman, Anastasia Steele, and her obsession and love for a man who enjoys bondage and domination. 50 Shades of Grey has become the fastest-selling paperback since records began and has recently become the first ebook to break the one million sales figure. The plot describes the young heroine’s sexual submission to Christian Grey, a millionaire she barely knows. Mr Grey readily introduces her to his range of erotic master and slave fetishes and to his “Red Room of Pain”.

The book is said to have given bondage lingerie a boost in sales and has started a mini-baby boom. Some see the fiction books as porn while others describe it as romance, but what is sure is that it will help booksellers give books a good flogging! There are now two sequels, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. The novels have been a huge success.

Fifty Shades of Grey didn’t hold my attention but there are certainly a lot of people who can’t put this fiction book down.

Dies kann ein Roman sein und es kann Fiktion sein, aber es ist sicherlich nicht mein Geschmack. Meine Frau und alle ihre Freunde schwärmen jedoch davon und aufgrund seines unglaublichen Erfolgs hatte ich das Gefühl, dass ich es meiner Liste der zu diskutierenden Romane hinzufügen sollte. Das Buch der erotischen Fiktion, 50 Shades of Grey von E.L. James, überrascht in seiner Mainstream-Popularität, da es sich um eine Geschichte handelt, die eine solche Abfolge von kraftvollen, versauten Sexszenen beinhaltet.

Dies ist die Geschichte einer jungen Frau, Anastasia Steele, und ihrer Besessenheit und Liebe zu einem Mann, der Bondage und Dominanz genießt. Fifty Shades of Grey ist das am schnellsten verkaufte Taschenbuch seit Beginn der Aufzeichnungen und vor kurzem das erste E-Book, das die Verkaufszahl von einer Million überschritten hat. Die Handlung beschreibt die sexuelle Unterwerfung der jungen Heldin gegenüber Christian Grey, einem Millionär, den sie kaum kennt. Mr. Grey führt sie bereitwillig in seine Palette an erotischen Meister- und Sklavenfetischen und in seinen “Roten Raum des Schmerzes” ein.

Das Buch soll Bondage-Dessous einen Umsatzschub beschert und einen Mini-Baby-Boom ausgelöst haben. Einige sehen die Belletristik als Pornos, während andere sie als Romantik beschreiben, aber sicher ist, dass es Buchhändlern helfen wird, Bücher ordentlich auszupeitschen! Es gibt jetzt zwei Fortsetzungen, Fifty Shades Darker und Fifty Shades Freed.

Fifty Shades of Grey hat meine Aufmerksamkeit nicht auf sich gezogen, aber es gibt sicherlich viele Leute, die dieses Belletristikbuch nicht aus der Hand legen können.

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The Racketeer by John Grisham

The Rackateer by John Grishm

The Racketeer by John Grishm

The Racketeer thriller by John Grisham tell the story of the life of Federal Judge Raymond Fogletree and his sudden and mysterious death. It’s surprising that these Judges don’t run into more difficulties when considering the enormity of the cases they deal with and the, sometimes, severe sentences they have to hand down to very dangerous individuals and organisations.

John Grisham states that in the USA only four active Federal Judges had previously been murdered, someone had just increased it to five.

The Judge’s body, along with that of his young secretary had been found in his lakeside cabin in the basement. The FBI had found the bodies after being alerted to the Judges disappearance by his law clerk. The clerk had become worried when the Judge didn’t turn up for Court on the previous Monday morning. The FBI checked the crime scene and found no forced entry and no indication of a struggle. Only the bodies showed evidence of a crime and the FBI felt it was someone close who had committed it.

The storyteller did not know the Judge but he did know why hhttps://www.idograf.com/bloge was killed and who had done killed him. The only problem, a fellow lawyer, he now languished in prison.

The Racketeer is a piece of murder, mystery fiction which has a dark Noir feel to it. As always a tense and clever plot which has strong currents flowing through it. Well worth a read. Well done Grisham!

Spennutryllirinn Racketeer eftir John Grisham segir frá lífi sambandsdómara Raymond Fogletree og skyndilegs og dularfulls dauða hans. Það kemur á óvart að þessir dómarar lenda ekki í meiri erfiðleikum þegar þeir taka tillit til mikils mála sem þeir fjalla um og stundum þungra dóma sem þeir þurfa að dæma mjög hættulegum einstaklingum og samtökum.

John Grisham fullyrðir að í Bandaríkjunum hafi aðeins fjórir virkir alríkisdómarar áður verið myrtir, einhver hefði bara fjölgað þeim í fimm.

Lík dómarans ásamt líki ungs ritara hans höfðu fundist í skála hans við vatnið í kjallaranum. Alríkislögreglan FBI hafði fundið líkin eftir að lögregluvörður hans var látinn vita að dómararnir hvarf. Afgreiðslumaðurinn hafði orðið áhyggjufullur þegar dómarinn mætti ​​ekki fyrir dóminn á mánudagsmorguninn á undan. FBI kannaði glæpavettvanginn og fann enga þvingaða inngöngu og engar vísbendingar um baráttu. Aðeins líkin sýndu vísbendingar um glæp og FBI fannst að það væri einhver náinn sem hefði framið það.

Sögumaðurinn þekkti ekki dómara en hann vissi af hverju  var drepinn og hver hafði drepið hann. Eina vandamálið, samstarfsmaður lögfræðings, hvílir nú í fangelsi.

The Racketeer er morð, leyndardómsskáldskapur sem hefur dökka Noir -tilfinningu. Eins og alltaf spennuþrungin og snjöll söguþráður sem hefur sterka strauma sem flæða í gegnum hana. Vel þess virði að lesa. Vel gert Grisham!

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The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco thriller

The Prague Cemetery thriller

The worldwide thriller best seller, The Prague Cemetery (Il cimitero di Praga, in Italian) is a fictional novel by Italian author Umberto Eco which was published in 2010.

The novel starts in Paris, France in March 1897. A man who is variously a secret agent, adventurer and forger is asked to investigate assassination and political intrigue which may affect the future of Europe. His name is Captain Simone Simonini.

Various  non-fictional characters appear in the novel including are Sigmund Freud, Maurice Joly  and Eugène Sue. The novel touches on freemasonry, conspiracy theories,  and devil worship.

This is a fascinating fiction book from Umberto Eco which, as always is written very well and which has an intricate plot. The novel is well worth a read.

De weltwäiten Thriller Bestseller, The Prague Cemetery (Il cimitero di Praga, op Italienesch) ass e fiktive Roman vum italieneschen Auteur Umberto Eco deen am Joer 2010 verëffentlecht gouf.

De Roman start zu Paräis, Frankräich am Mäerz 1897. E Mann, dee verschiddenst e Geheimagent, Abenteuer a Fälscher ass, gëtt gefrot fir Attentat a politesch Intrigen z’ënnersichen, déi d’Zukunft vun Europa beaflosse kënnen. Säin Numm ass de Kapitän Simone Simonini.

Verschidde net-fiktiv Personnagen erschéngen am Roman, ënner anerem si Sigmund Freud, Maurice Joly an Eugène Sue. De Roman beréiert Freemasonry, Verschwörungstheorien, an Däiwelveréierung.

Dëst ass e faszinéierend Fiktiounsbuch vum Umberto Eco dat, wéi ëmmer ganz gutt geschriwwen ass an deen en komplizéierte Komplott huet. De Roman ass derwäert ze liesen.

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code thriller by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown, is a 2003 mystery-detective novel. It tells the story of Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu who investigate a gruesome murder in the Louvre Museum in Paris. It relates to a supposed battle between Opus Dei and the Priory of Sion. The title of the thriller novel relates to the murder victim being found in the Louvre in the Grand Gallery. His body was naked and artificially posed to resemble Leonardo da Vinci’s famous drawing called, the Vitruvian Man. A pentacle is drawn on the victims chest in his own blood and a cryptic message scrawled beside his body.

The fictional book has been very successful though, it has come in for criticism on many levels.

In a 2008 issue of The Paris Review Umberto Eco said , “Dan Brown is a character from Foucault’s Pendulum! I invented him. He shares my characters’ fascinations—the world conspiracy of Rosicrucians, Masons, and Jesuits. The role of the Knights Templar. The hermetic secret. The principle that everything is connected. I suspect Dan Brown might not even exist.”

During a lecture, the writer Salman Rushdie said, “Do not start me on ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ A novel so bad that it gives bad novels a bad name.”

Stephen Fry has been more vitriolic saying of Dan Brown’s work, “complete loose stool-water” and “arse gravy of the worst kind.” He went on to say, “I just loathe all those books about the Holy Grail and Masons and Catholic conspiracies and all that botty-dribble. I mean, there’s so much more that’s interesting and exciting in art and in history. It plays to the worst and laziest in humanity, the desire to think the worst of the past and the desire to feel superior to it in some fatuous way.”

Stephen King said of Dan Brown’s work that it was like, “Jokes for the John,” calling this level of work the “intellectual equivalent of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese.”

The New York Times said the book was “Dan Brown’s best-selling primer on how not to write an English sentence”.

The New Yorker reviewer Anthony Lane said its “unmitigated junk” and described “the crumbling coarseness of the style.”

Among others, linguist Geoffrey Pullum called Brown one of the “worst prose stylists in the history of literature” and saying Brown’s “writing is not just bad; it is staggeringly, clumsily, thoughtlessly, almost ingeniously bad.”

Roger Ebert described it as a “potboiler written with little grace and style,” and then went on to say “I should read a potboiler like The Da Vinci Code every once in a while, just to remind myself that life is too short to read books like The Da Vinci Code.”

The author has also been embroiled in legal battles over alleged plagiarism in two of his novels.

I thought Tom Hanks who played Robert Langdon, Audrey Tautou and Sir Ian McKellen were very impressive in the film and that managed to transform the written work into something quite acceptable.

However, I have to agree with the other detractors as I did feel that the book was surprisingly purile, badly written and I found it quite turgid. Not what I expected. I wouldn’t personally bother reading any others that he writes.

He said of The Bourne Trilogy by Robert Ludlum that, ‘Ludlum’s early books are complex, smart, and yet still move at a lightning pace. This series got me interested in the genre of big-concept, international thrillers.’

O Código Da Vinci, de Dan Brown, é um romance policial de mistério de 2003. Conta a história de Robert Langdon e Sophie Neveu, que investigam um assassinato horrível no Museu do Louvre, em Paris. Trata-se de uma suposta batalha entre o Opus Dei e o Priorado de Sion. O título do romance de suspense se refere à vítima de assassinato encontrada no Louvre, na Grande Galeria. Seu corpo estava nu e artificialmente posado para se assemelhar ao famoso desenho de Leonardo da Vinci chamado, o Homem Vitruviano. Um pentagrama é desenhado no peito da vítima com seu próprio sangue e uma mensagem criptografada rabiscada ao lado de seu corpo.

O livro de ficção tem tido muito sucesso, porém, tem recebido críticas em muitos níveis.

Em uma edição de 2008 da The Paris Review, Umberto Eco disse: “Dan Brown é um personagem do Pêndulo de Foucault! Eu o inventei. Ele compartilha as fascinações dos meus personagens – a conspiração mundial de Rosacruzes, Maçons e Jesuítas. O papel dos Cavaleiros Templários . O segredo hermético. O princípio de que tudo está conectado. Suspeito que Dan Brown pode nem mesmo existir. ”

Durante uma palestra, o escritor Salman Rushdie disse: “Não me comece com ‘O Código Da Vinci’, um romance tão ruim que dá má fama aos romances ruins.”

Stephen Fry foi mais mordaz ao dizer sobre o trabalho de Dan Brown, “água de fezes soltas completas” e “molho de bunda da pior espécie”. Ele prosseguiu: “Eu simplesmente detesto todos aqueles livros sobre o Santo Graal, os maçons e as conspirações católicas e toda essa baboseira. Quer dizer, há muito mais coisas interessantes e empolgantes na arte e na história. o pior e o mais preguiçoso da humanidade, o desejo de pensar o pior do passado e o desejo de se sentir superior a ele de alguma forma estúpida. ”

Stephen King disse sobre o trabalho de Dan Brown que era como “Piadas para o John”, chamando esse nível de trabalho de “equivalente intelectual do macarrão com queijo Kraft”.

O New York Times disse que o livro era “o best-seller de Dan Brown sobre como não escrever uma frase em inglês”.

O crítico do New Yorker, Anthony Lane, disse que é “lixo absoluto” e descreveu “a aspereza do estilo.”

Entre outros, o lingüista Geoffrey Pullum chamou Brown de um dos “piores estilistas de prosa da história da literatura” e disse que “a escrita de Brown não é apenas ruim; é espantosa, desajeitada, irrefletidamente, quase engenhosamente ruim”.

Roger Ebert o descreveu como um “potboiler escrito com pouca graça e estilo”, e depois disse “Eu deveria ler um potboiler como O Código Da Vinci de vez em quando, apenas para me lembrar que a vida é muito curta para ler livros como O Código Da Vinci. ”

O autor também se envolveu em batalhas legais sobre o alegado plágio em dois de seus romances.

Achei que Tom Hanks que interpretou Robert Langdon, Audrey Tautou e Sir Ian McKellen foram muito impressionantes no filme e que conseguiram transformar a obra escrita em algo bastante aceitável.

No entanto, tenho que concordar com os outros detratores, pois senti que o livro era surpreendentemente puro, mal escrito e o achei bastante empolado. Não o que eu esperava. Eu pessoalmente não me incomodaria em ler qualquer outro que ele escrevesse.

Ele disse sobre a Trilogia Bourne de Robert Ludlum que, ‘os primeiros livros de Ludlum são complexos, inteligentes e, ainda assim, movem-se em um ritmo relâmpago. Essa série me interessou pelo gênero de thrillers internacionais de grande conceito. ‘

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The Vivero Letter by Desmond Bagley

The Vivero Letter by Desmond Bagley

The Vivero Letter by Desmond Bagley

The Vivero Letter was written in 1968 by Desmond Bagley.

The fiction story starts as Jeremy Wheale’s brother is killed by a hit man sent by the Mafia. The tragedy revolves around a 16th century gold tray which is a family heirloom. Wheale travels from Devon in the south of England to Mexico and from there to the tropical rain forests of the Yucatán Peninsula. Wheale works with two archeologists as they try to find a legendary hoard of Mayan gold. The treasure is from the lost city of the Mayas, Uaxuanoc.   The Mob are on the trail of Wheale, as are the Chicleros, a deadly group of convict mercenaries as Wheale begins to mistrust his two archeologist friends.

A superb book with lots of action, a clever plot and great locations. Desmond Bagley wrote some of the best highly entertaining thrilers and action & adventure.

Viverobrevet av Desmond Bagley

Viverobrevet skrevs 1968 av Desmond Bagley.

Skönlitteraturen börjar när Jeremy Wheales bror dödas av en hitman som skickats av maffian. Tragedin kretsar kring en guldbricka från 1500 -talet som är ett arv till familjen. Wheale reser från Devon i södra England till Mexiko och därifrån till de tropiska regnskogarna på Yucatánhalvön. Wheale arbetar med två arkeologer när de försöker hitta en legendarisk skara med maya -guld. Skatten är från den förlorade staden Mayas, Uaxuanoc. Mobben är på spåret av Wheale, liksom Chicleros, en dödlig grupp av dömda legosoldater när Wheale börjar misstro sina två arkeologvänner.

En suverän bok med massor av action, en smart handling och bra platser. Desmond Bagley skrev några av de bästa mycket underhållande thrillrarna och action och äventyr.

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Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

Plum island nelson demille thriller

Nelson DeMille fiction Thriller

An NYPD homicide cop John Corey who was wounded in the line of duty is convalescing in a rural part of Long Island.  A young couple he knows are shot and killed on the family patio. They had previously worked as biologists at Plum Island, a research site which was said to be an incubator for germ warfare.

This double murder has terrifying global implications – and forces Corey and two incredible women into a perilous search for the secrets of Plum Island. A superb thriler.

DeMille himself, has had a very interesting life spending three years as an officer in the First Cavalry Division of the United States Army. Between 1966 and 1969 he saw action as an infantry platoon leader during the Vietnam War eventually being decorated with the Bronze Star, the Air Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille is gritty and atmospheric fiction novel and I would thoroughly recommend it.

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Książka fiction Plum Islandby najlepszy pisarz Nelson DeMille.

Nypd zabójstwo policjant John Corey, który został ranny w linii służby jest rekonwalescencji w wiejskiej części Long Island.  Młoda para, którą zna, zostaje zastrzelona na rodzinnym patio. Wcześniej pracowali jako biolodzy w Plum Island, miejscu badawczym, które było uważane za inkubator dla walki z zarazkami.

To podwójne morderstwo ma przerażające globalne implikacje – i zmusza Corey i dwie niesamowite kobiety do niebezpiecznego poszukiwania tajemnic Plum Island.

Sam pisarz deMille, miał bardzo ciekawe życie spędzając trzy lata jako oficer w Pierwszej Dywizji Kawalerii Armii Stanów Zjednoczonych. W latach 1966-1969 był przywódcą plutonu piechoty w czasie wojny w Wietnamie, a następnie odznaczony Brązową Gwiazdą, Medalem Powietrznym i Wietnamskim Krzyżem Galanterii.

Powieść Plum Island Nelsona DeMille’a jest surowa i klimatyczna i bardzo bym ją poleciła.

Die fiksieboek Plum Islandby beste skrywer Nelson DeMille.

‘n NYPD-moord cop John Corey wat in die pligslyn gewond is, is in ‘n landelike deel van Long Island.  ‘n Jong paartjie wat hy ken, word op die gesinstoep geskiet en vermoor. Hulle het voorheen as bioloë by Plum Island gewerk, ‘n navorsingswebwerf wat gesê het dat hulle ‘n broeikas vir kiemoorlogvoering is.

Hierdie dubbele moord het skrikwekkende globale implikasies – en dwing Corey en twee ongelooflike vroue in ‘n gevaarlike soeke na die geheime van Plum Island.

Die riller skrywer DeMille self, het ‘n baie interessante lewe spandeer drie jaar as ‘n beampte in die Eerste Kavalier Afdeling van die Verenigde State weermag. Tussen 1966 en 1969 het hy aksie gesien as ‘n infanterie platoon leier tydens die Viëtnam-oorlog wat uiteindelik versier is met die Bronsster, die Lugmedalje en die Viëtnamese Kruis van Gallantry.

Die roman Plum Island deur Nelson DeMille is gritty en atmosferiese en ek sal dit deeglik aanbeveel.

Beletrie kniha Plum Islandby nejlepší spisovatel Nelson DeMille.

Policista z vraždy z NYPD John Corey, který byl zraněn při výkonu služby, se zotavuje ve venkovské části Long Islandu.  Mladý pár, o který ho ví, je zastřelen na rodinné terase. Předtím pracovali jako biologové na Plum Islandu, výzkumném místě, které bylo údajně inkubátorem pro zárodečné válčení.

Tato dvojnásobná vražda má děsivé globální důsledky – a nutí Coreyho a dvě neuvěřitelné ženy k nebezpečnému hledání tajemství Plum Islandu.

Thriller spisovatel DeMille sám, má velmi zajímavý život tráví tři roky jako důstojník v první jezdecké divize armády Spojených států. V letech 1966 až 1969 byl považován za velitele pěchotní čety během války ve Vietnamu, který byl nakonec vyzdoben Bronzovou hvězdou, leteckou medailí a vietnamským křížem galantnosti.

Román Plum Island od Nelsona DeMille je drsný a atmosférický a já bych to důkladně doporučil.

Fiktionsbogen Plum Islandby bedste forfatter Nelson DeMille.

En NYPD drab betjent John Corey, der blev såret i rækken af told er rekonvalescens i et landdistrikt del af Long Island.  Et ungt par, han kender, bliver skudt og dræbt på familiens terrasse. De havde tidligere arbejdet som biologer på Plum Island, et forskningssted, som siges at være en kuvøse for kim krigsførelse.

Dette dobbeltmord har skræmmende globale konsekvenser – og tvinger Corey og to utrolige kvinder ind i en farefuld søgen efter hemmelighederne i Plum Island.

Thrilleren forfatter DeMille selv, har haft en meget interessant liv tilbringe tre år som officer i første Kavaleri Division i den amerikanske hær. Mellem 1966 og 1969 så han action som en infanteri delingsfører under Vietnamkrigen i sidste ende at blive dekoreret med Bronze Star, Air Medal og den vietnamesiske Cross of Gallantry.

Romanen Plum Island af Nelson DeMille er grynet og atmosfærisk, og jeg vil grundigt anbefale det.

Het fictieboek Plum Islandby beste schrijver Nelson DeMille.

Een NYPD moord agent John Corey die gewond raakte in de lijn van de plicht is herstellende in een landelijk deel van Long Island.  Een jong stel dat hij kent, wordt doodgeschoten op het terras van de familie. Ze werkten eerder als biologen op Plum Island, een onderzoekssite waarvan werd gezegd dat het een broedplaats was voor kiemoorlogvoering.

Deze dubbele moord heeft angstaanjagende wereldwijde implicaties – en dwingt Corey en twee ongelooflijke vrouwen in een gevaarlijke zoektocht naar de geheimen van Plum Island.

De thriller schrijver DeMille zelf, heeft een zeer interessant leven doorgebracht drie jaar als officier in de First Cavalry Division van het Amerikaanse leger. Tussen 1966 en 1969 zag hij actie als een infanterie peloton leider tijdens de Oorlog in Vietnam uiteindelijk wordt versierd met de Bronzen Ster, de Air Medal en het Vietnamese Kruis van Gallantry.

De roman Plum Island door Nelson DeMille is zanderig en sfeervol en ik zou het grondig aanraden.

Fiktiokirja Plum Islandby paras kirjailija Nelson DeMille.

NYPD:n murhapoliisi John Corey, joka haavoittui palvelustehtävissä, – toipilas Long Islandin maaseudulla.  Nuori pari, jonka hän tuntee, ammutaan ja tapetaan perheen patiolla. He olivat aiemmin työskennelleet biologeja Plum Islandilla, tutkimuspaikalla, jonka sanottiin olevan bakteerisodankäynnin hautomo.

Tällä kaksoismurhalla on kauhistuttavia maailmanlaajuisia seurauksia – ja se pakottaa Coreyn ja kaksi uskomatonta naista etsimään Vaarallisesti Plum Islandin salaisuuksia.

Trillerikirjailija DeMille itse on viettänyt kolme vuotta upseerina Yhdysvaltain armeijan ensimmäisessä ratsuväen osastossa. Vuosina 1966–1969 hän näki toimintaa jalkaväen joukkueenjohtajana Vietnamin sodan aikana, ja lopulta hänet palkittiin pronssitähdellä, ilmamitalilla ja Vietnamin gallantryristillä.

Nelson DeMillen romaani Plum Island on karu ja tunnelmallinen, ja suosittelen sitä perusteellisesti.

Le livre de fiction Plum Islandby meilleur écrivain Nelson DeMille.

Un flic homicide nypd John Corey qui a été blessé dans l’exercice de ses fonctions est en convalence dans une partie rurale de Long Island.  Un jeune couple qu’il connaît est abattu sur le patio familial. Ils avaient auparavant travaillé comme biologistes à Plum Island, un site de recherche qui était considéré comme un incubateur pour la guerre des germes.

Ce double meurtre a des implications mondiales terrifiantes – et force Corey et deux femmes incroyables dans une recherche périlleuse pour les secrets de Plum Island.

L’écrivain à suspense DeMille lui-même, a eu une vie très intéressante passant trois ans en tant qu’officier dans la première division de cavalerie de l’armée des États-Unis. Entre 1966 et 1969, il a vu l’action en tant que chef de peloton d’infanterie pendant la guerre du Vietnam finalement décoré de l’étoile de bronze, la médaille aérienne et la croix vietnamienne de galanterie.

Le roman Plum Island de Nelson DeMille est graveleux et atmosphérique et je le recommande vivement.

Das Buch Plum Islandby bester Schriftsteller Nelson DeMille.

Ein NYPD-Mordpolizist John Corey, der im Dienst verwundet wurde, rekonvaleszent sich in einem ländlichen Teil von Long Island.  Ein junges Paar, das er kennt, wird auf der Terrasse der Familie erschossen. Sie hatten zuvor als Biologen auf Plum Island gearbeitet, einer Forschungsstätte, die als Brutstätte für Keimkriege galt.

Dieser Doppelmord hat erschreckende globale Implikationen – und zwingt Corey und zwei unglaubliche Frauen auf eine gefährliche Suche nach den Geheimnissen von Plum Island.

Der Thriller-Autor DeMille selbst hat ein sehr interessantes Leben als Offizier in der First Cavalry Division der United States Army verbracht. Zwischen 1966 und 1969 wurde er als Anführer des Infanteriezugs während des Vietnamkrieges mit dem Bronzestern, der Luftmedaille und dem vietnamesischen Gallanriekreuz ausgezeichnet.

Der Roman Plum Island von Nelson DeMille ist düster und atmosphärisch und ich würde ihn sehr empfehlen.

Skáldsagnabókin Plum Islandby besti rithöfundur Nelson DeMille.

AN NYPD homicide lögga John Corey sem var særður í the lína af skylda er convalescing í dreifbýli hluti af Long Island.  Ungt par sem hann þekkir er skotið og drepið á fjölskylduveröndinni. Þeir höfðu áður starfað sem líffræðingar á Plum Island, rannsóknarsetri sem var sagt vera ræktun fyrir gerla hernað.

Þetta tvöfalda morð hefur ógnvekjandi alþjóðlega þýðingu – og sveitir Corey og tvær ótrúlegar konur í perilous leit að leyndarmál plum Island.

Hinn tryllti rithöfundur DeMille sjálfur, hefur átt mjög áhugavert líf að eyða þremur árum sem liðsforingi í fyrstu riddaradeild Bandaríkjahers. Milli 1966 og 1969 sá hann aðgerð sem infantry platoon leiðtogi á Víetnam stríðinu loksins verið skreytt með Bronze Star, Air Medal og Víetnamska kross gallantry.

Skáldsagan Plum Island eftir Nelson DeMille er gritty og andrúmsloft og ég myndi vandlega mæla með því.

Il libro di narrativa Plum Islandby miglior scrittore Nelson DeMille.

Un poliziotto della polizia di New York, John Corey, rimasto ferito in servizio, sta convalescenza in una zona rurale di Long Island.  Una giovane coppia che conosce viene uccisa nel patio di famiglia. In precedenza avevano lavorato come biologi a Plum Island, un sito di ricerca che si diceva fosse un incubatore per la guerra dei germi.

Questo duplice omicidio ha terrificanti implicazioni globali e costringe Corey e due donne incredibili in una pericolosa ricerca dei segreti di Plum Island.

Lo stesso scrittore di thriller DeMille, ha avuto una vita molto interessante trascorrendo tre anni come ufficiale nella Prima Divisione di Cavalleria dell’Esercito degli Stati Uniti. Tra il 1966 e il 1969 vide l’azione come un plotone di fanteria durante la guerra del Vietnam, infine decorato con la Stella di Bronzo, la Medaglia aerea e la Croce vietnamita di Galanteria.

Il romanzo Plum Island di Nelson DeMille è grintoso e suggestivo e lo consiglierei vivamente.


任務のラインで負傷したNYPD殺人警官ジョン・コーリーは、ロングアイランドの農村部で回復しています。 彼が知っている若いカップルは、家族のパティオで撃たれて殺されます。彼らは以前、胚芽戦争のインキュベーターと言われる研究サイトであるプラム島で生物学者として働いていました。

この二重殺人は恐ろしい世界的な意味を持っています – そして、コーリーと2人の信じられないほどの女性がプラム島の秘密を危険な捜索に追い込みます。



Fiksjonsboken Plum Islandbys beste forfatter Nelson DeMille.

En nypd drapspolitimann John Corey som ble såret i tjenestelinjen, rekonvaleserer i en landlig del av Long Island.  Et ungt par han kjenner er skutt og drept på familiens uteplass. De hadde tidligere jobbet som biologer på Plum Island, et forskningssted som ble sagt å være en inkubator for bakteriekrigføring.

Dette dobbeltmordet har skremmende globale implikasjoner – og tvinger Corey og to utrolige kvinner inn i en farlig søken etter hemmelighetene til Plum Island.

Thrillerforfatteren DeMille selv, har hatt et veldig interessant liv som har tilbrakt tre år som offiser i den første kavaleridivisjonen i United States Army. Mellom 1966 og 1969 så han handling som en infanteritroppleder under Vietnamkrigen til slutt ble dekorert med bronsestjernen, luftmedaljen og det vietnamesiske gallantrykorset.

Romanen Plum Island av Nelson DeMille er steinhard og atmosfærisk, og jeg vil grundig anbefale det.

El libro de ficción Plum Islandby mejor escritor Nelson DeMille.

Un policía de homicidios del NYPD John Corey que fue herido en el cumplimiento de su deber está convaleciente en una parte rural de Long Island.  Una joven pareja que conoce es asesinada a tiros en el patio de la familia. Anteriormente habían trabajado como biólogos en Plum Island, un sitio de investigación que se decía que era una incubadora de guerra de gérmenes.

Este doble asesinato tiene implicaciones globales aterradoras y obliga a Corey y a dos mujeres increíbles a una peligrosa búsqueda de los secretos de Plum Island.

El propio escritor de suspenso DeMille.ha tenido una vida muy interesante pasando tres años como oficial en la Primera División de Caballería del Ejército de los Estados Unidos. Entre 1966 y 1969 vio la acción como un líder del pelotón de infantería durante la Guerra de Vietnam finalmente siendo condecorado con la Estrella de Bronce, la Medalla del Aire y la Cruz Vietnamita de Gallantry.

La novela Plum Island de Nelson DeMille es cruda y atmosférica y la recomendaría a fondo.

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The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

Fiction spy thriller

A great thriller novel with style

The book begins near to Salzburg, Austria, when a photographer called Richard Bryant dives into the Fintersee Lake, high in the mountains, to retrieve a large chest that had lain there for many years. Unknown to him, he is observed by others. This sets off a deadly chain of events.

Sometime later a lawyer, called William Mathison, to Bryant’s photography shop to ask about a photo book of the Austrian lakes that is said to be commissioned by Bill’s client, the publisher James Newhart. Anna, Bryant’s wife gives Bill correspondence from Eric Yates who previously claimed to be Newhart’s representative. Soon after Bill leaves, Anna’s brother Johann Kronsteiner is told, by family friend Felix Zauner, that Bryant has been killed in an accident. Bill finds that he is being followed. A desperate tale involving Austrian Intelligence, Mossad, Chinese Communists, CIA, Nazis and the KGB ensues. The secrets that lay hidden in the chest since the war were explosive.

This political thriller novel, by Helen MacInnes is one of my favourites. The start of the novel is very evocative and the suspense continues throughout the book. The story was written in 1968 and took inspiration from true life events. It had been suspected for many years that, near the end of the war, elite Nazis had trekked into the Austrian mountains and had hidden gold in the depths of many of the remote lakes. The most famous lake being Lake Toplitz which began to give up some of it’s long lost secrets in the late 1950s as divers searched its depths.

One of the best fiction thriler novels of high intrigue, assassination, spies and Neo Nazis and a very good read – particularly on a European skiing holiday on a dark night.

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If you like this novel then try See Glass by Ido Graf which is a book with similar themes of neo-Nazis and espionage.

Le livre commence près de Salzbourg, en Autriche, lorsqu’un photographe du nom de Richard Bryant plonge dans le lac Fintersee, haut dans les montagnes, pour récupérer un gros coffre qui gisait là depuis de nombreuses années. Inconnu de lui, il est observé par les autres. Cela déclenche une chaîne mortelle d’événements.

Quelque temps plus tard, un avocat, appelé William Mathison, s’est rendu au magasin de photographie de Bryant pour poser des questions sur un livre de photos des lacs autrichiens qui aurait été commandé par le client de Bill, l’éditeur James Newhart. Anna, la femme de Bryant, donne à Bill la correspondance d’Eric Yates qui prétendait auparavant être le représentant de Newhart. Peu de temps après le départ de Bill, le frère d’Anna, Johann Kronsteiner, apprend, par un ami de la famille Felix Zauner, que Bryant a été tué dans un accident. Bill découvre qu’il est suivi. Une histoire désespérée impliquant les services secrets autrichiens, le Mossad, les communistes chinois, la CIA, les nazis et le KGB s’ensuit. Les secrets cachés dans le coffre depuis la guerre étaient explosifs.

Ce roman policier d’Helen MacInnes est l’un de mes préférés. Le début du roman est très évocateur et le suspense perdure tout au long du livre. L’histoire a été écrite en 1968 et s’est inspirée d’événements réels de la vie. On soupçonnait depuis de nombreuses années que, vers la fin de la guerre, des nazis d’élite s’étaient rendus dans les montagnes autrichiennes et avaient caché de l’or dans les profondeurs de nombreux lacs reculés. Le lac le plus célèbre est le lac Toplitz qui a commencé à dévoiler certains de ses secrets à la fin des années 1950 alors que les plongeurs fouillaient ses profondeurs.

L’un des meilleurs romans de fiction de haute intrigue, d’espions et de néo-nazis et une très bonne lecture – en particulier lors de vacances de ski européennes par une nuit noire.

Si vous aimez ce roman, essayez See Glass par Ido Graf qui est un livre avec des thèmes similaires de néo-nazis et d’espionnage.