The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz has just been released.

A long lost novel written in 1938 about Nazi Germany and the treatment of Jews has become a best-seller. The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz is a must read for those wishing to appreciate the horrors through a contemporary viewpoint.


The novel follows the journey of Otto Silbermann who must flee with his family from the Nazis following the increasing violence surrounding Kristallnacht.


The book, The Passenger charts his hurried escape taking train after train criss-crossing Germany in order to find a border he can cross to freedom.


This classic novel by Boschwitz gives a great sense of the tremendous fear of discovery which so many of those people suffered and the consequences that would follow if the Nazis discovered them.

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The best Crime and Thriller writers in Ireland

There are many top fiction thriller and crime writers from Ireland – they are very talented, innovative and have great style.

Here I mention but a few of these new and upcoming authors to entice you.

Top Irish writers include:

Conor Brady is a great writer of historical crime. His work is evocative, enthralling and always well written and engaging. His novel I Hunt In Winter is my personal favorite.

His historical research is faultless and the detail is captivating. As Editor of the Irish Times he has a fine pedigree and you can expect only the best.

The respected Irish Times speaks very highly of Olivia Kieran. Read this writers books and you will see why. I feel that this writer will have a long and successful career as her fan base must surely expand rapidly.

Don’t miss out on her book, Too Close to Breathe

The author Gene Kerrigan writes beautiful prose set in a contemporary Ireland awash with thieves, slippery individuals and a society’s seedy underbelly laid bare. He is the author of The Rage.

Benjamin Black is a Booker Prize winner and a fine writer and his book Wolf on a String is my favourite.

The fiction from writer Ken Bruen is gritty and raw and very readable. It has the feel of classic American crime novels of yesteryear brought into the modern world.

Declan Burke is a prolific writer of crime thrillers. His fiction is well written with great plot and with a wry sense of humour on occasion. The Lost and the Blind is my personal favourite.

The John Connolly books of Charlie Parker are set in the US in Maine. Connolly is a very interesting wiriter who goes from strength t strength and I feel we will hear much more from him in the future.

He has a cocktail of horror and crime which is refreshing to read.

My favourite book from this Dublin born author is, The Woman in the Woods.

The author Sinéad Crowley has rapidly made a name for herself in the crime writing world, and rightly so! A great writer who certainly knows her craft. Her psychological crime thrillers are full of suspense and are well worth the read. My recommended read is Can Anybody Help Me?

These crime thriller writers and many other great authors are available on Amazon and in good booksellers in the following towns and cities:

Ireland

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Templeglantine, Templemore, Templeogue, Terenure, Termonfeckin, Thomastown, Thurles, Timahoe, Timoleague, Timolin, Tinahely, Tinryland, Tipperary, Toomevara, Tourmakeady, Tower, Tragumna, Tralee, Stradbally (Waterford), Strade, Stradone, Youghal, Tuam, Tuarnafola, Tubberclare, Tubbercurry, Tulla, Tullamore, Tullow, Tulsk, Straffan, Union Hall, Upperchurch, Waterford, Woodford, Woodlawn Urlingford, Stranorlar, Stratford-on-Slaney, Strawberry Beds, Strokestown, Summerhill, Suncroft, Westport, Wexford, Whitechurch, Whitegate, Windy Arbour, Wicklow, Williamstown, Windgap, Two-Mile Bridge, Sutton, Swinford, Swords, Taghshinny, Tallaght, Tallow, Tang, Tramore, Vicarstown, Virginia, Trim, Two-Mile Borris, Watergrasshill, Waterville, Tydavnet, Tyrrellspass and Watch House Village.

These top suspense thriller books are available as paperbacks, ebooks, large print and audiobooks and many are available on Amazon or from bookstores across the Ireland.

Buy your books now, and begin to read the best political conspiracy thrillers and crime fiction.

Greatest Crime and Thriller writers in the USA

There are many superb fiction thriller writers from the USA – they are very talented and have great style.

Here I mention but a few of these upcoming authors to entice you.

Great writers include:

Vince Flynn, Executive Power

Robert Crais, Demolition Angel,

Gregg Hurwitz, Orphan X,

Lee Child, Killing Floor

John Sandford, The Once and Future King

Sandra Brown, French Silk

David Baldacci, Absolute Power,

Mark Geminez, The Governor’s Wife

Daniel Judson, The Shadow Agent

Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye

Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr. Ripley,

James M Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice

Elmore Leonard, Rum Punch

James Ellroy, The Black Dahlia

Walter Mosley, Devil in a Blue Dress

James Grippando, Cash Landing

J. L. Carrell, The Shakespeare Secret

Michael Connelly, Lost Light

Tom Clancy, The Bear and the Dragon

Joseph Finder, Judgement

Jeffery Deaver, The Vanished Man

Tess Gerritsen, Keeping the Dead

P J Tracy, Want to Play?

Karin Slaughter, Fractured

James Patterson, Violets are Blue

Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Patricia Cornwell, Blow Fly

Harlan Coben, Play Dead

Kathy Reichs, Cross Bones

Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

Jeff Abbott,  Panic

Michael Crichton, State of Fear

Linwood Barclay, No Time for Goodbye

John Grisham, The Broker

Jed Rubenfeld, The Interpretation of Murder

These thriller writers and many other great authors are available on Amazon and in good booksellers in the following towns and cities:

Enterprise

Eufaula

Alexander City

Andalusia

Atmore

Auburn

Bessemer

Birmingham

Chickasaw

Clanton

Cullman

Decatur

Demopolis

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Chandler

Clifton

Douglas

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Abilene

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Atchison

Chanute

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These suspense thriller books are available as paperbacks, ebooks and audiobooks and many are available on Amazon or from bookstores across the United States of America.

Buy your books now, and begin to read thrillers and crime fiction.

Best fiction crime thriller writers of 2020 from Canada.

There are some very fine fiction thriller writers from Canada – they are very talented and have great style

Great writers include:

The author Thomas King has written several books. The mystery novel Cold Skies is a great read.

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Human Remains by Melissa Yi is a great work of fiction. This author penned the Hope Sze medical mystery series.

Yi is very readable and has an engaging flowing style and great plot lines.

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is the author of the psychological thriller novel Hysteria. The book is set in Upstate New York in the 50s. Don’t read this book in the dark when you are alone!

Robyn Harding is the author of the domestic thriller The Party.

The novel explores an event drastically changing the course of your life.

The Giller Prize-nominated author Timothy Taylor has written several books the most recent of which is the novel The Rule of Stephens.

The Rule of Stephens is complex and clever and a great read.

Run, Hide, Repeat by Pauline Dakin

Pauline Dakin is a former CBC journalist. The story is fascinating and chilling and drawn from her personal experiences

Sister of Mine is a thriller by Laurie Petrou which won the inaugural Half the World Global Literati Award.

These mystery and crime novels are available in bookstores across Canada including in:

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These suspense thriller books are available as ebooks, paperbacks and audiobooks and many are available on Amazon or from bookstores across Canada.

Buy your book now and start enjoying your relaxation as you read some great fiction.

The Guns of Navarone novel by Alistair MacLean

The Guns of Navarone by Alistair Maclean

The Guns of Navarone by Alistair Maclean

I’ve just re-read the Guns of Navarone novel by Alistair MacLean.

Alistair MacLean wrote his classic adventure novel, novel The Guns of Navarone,in 1957.

The book was also made into a wonderful film, which I have watched many times. You’ve probably seen the film already, but the book is well worth the read.

A crack team of allied soldiers are tasked with destroying an impregnable German fortress on the Greek island of island of Navarone in the Aegean Sea.

The two powerful guns in the fortress have to be destroyed to protect Allied naval ships, from being sunk.

On the nearby island of Kheros 2,000 British soldiers are cut off. The motley crew who are assembled to destroy the guns are all experts in their wartime fields.

Tensions between the team and their pursuit by the Germans add to the intrigue. The tension is further heightened by the time pressure which is brought to bear on the team

The book, The Guns of Navarone, by writer Alistair MacLean, is a superb novel by a master of his craft.

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm by John Grisham

 

The Firm, by John Grisham, is a cleverly plotted work of legal fiction written by John Grisham and published in 1991. It was immensely successful and was then, in 1993, made into a film with Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tom Cruise, and Gene Hackman. The Firm also spawned a television series in 2012.

This was Grisham’s second work, following A Time To Kill which was published in 1989. After The Firm’s success his first book then came to prominence and was also hugely successful, being made into a film. The film A Time To Kill starred Matthew McConaughey, Ashley Judd, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Kiefer Sutherland, Oliver Platt, Donald Sutherland and Patrick McGoohan.

The name of the main character, Mitchell “Mitch” McDeere, must be ingrained into the minds of all lawyers and prospective lawyers in North America and beyond and especially to tax specialists.

The novel has terrific pace and great character development as it races through its cerebral path and cat and mouse chase.

John Grisham is one of the heavyweights in the written fictional word and rightly so.

McDeeres graduated with a top degree in accountancy and then went on to graduate, third in his class, from Harvard Law School. He had two brothers, one died in Vietnam and one is in prison, a fact he would rather keep quiet.

He is married to a school teacher, Abby.

Mitch gets a superb financial offer from a law firm in Memphis, Bendini, Lambert and Locke, a small tax law firm based in Memphis. After joining he is under great pressure to study and pass the bar exam. Mitch is assigned to the maverick partner, Avery Tolar.

Shortly before McDeere starts, Marty Kozinski and Joe Hodge, two of the lawyers in the firm are killed in the Caymans Islands, in a scuba diving accident. Mitch goes to the funerals and then finds out that three other lawyers who worked for the firm also died. His suspicions are aroused and he contacts a fiend of his brother, Eddie Lomax. Lomax is a private investigator and he agrees to start working the case.

Suspicious, he hires a private investigator, Eddie Lomax, an ex-cellmate of his brother Ray, to investigate the deaths of the attorneys.

Lomax is killed, but not before he warns McDeere to be careful. He had found out that the other three lawyers had also died suspiciously.

McDeere is targeted by an FBI agent, Wayne Tarrance. He finds out that the FBI are watching the firm.

McDeere goes to Washington, D.C. on a business trip where he is informed by the FBI that the firm is a front. It looks after the financial affairs of the Chicago Morolto crime family.

McDeere’s work has been honest thus far, but the lawyers are gradually enmeshed in the criminal side of the firm including tax fraud and money laundering operation.

The lawyers, once drawn in cannot leave, if they try to then they are killed.

Mitch finds out that Kozinski and Hodge were in contact with the FBI when they were murdered.

The firm’s security chief, DeVasher, becomes suspicious that he is getting involved with the FBI.

McDeere agrees to assist the FBI in return for 2 million dollars and his brother, Ray’s release from prison. Tammy Hemphill, Lomax’s secretary, helps McDeere to copy thousands of incriminating documents at great personal risk.

A leak in the FBI leaves McDeere exposed and he escapes stealing 10 million, as he does so, from one of the firm’s Grand Cayman bank accounts.

The FBI indicts many of the present and former members of Bendini, Lambert and Locke. They also indict a large group of suspected members of the Morolto family. The charges range from money laundering to, the not so sexy, mail fraud.

Mitch, Abby and Ray then live a contented life in the Caymans, living off the money.

John Grisham is an American attorney, politician and novelist specialising in legal thrillers. In an interview on the Charlie Rose show in 2016, Grisham said that his favorite author is John le Carré. The New York Times said of the book, ‘Mr. Grisham, a criminal defense attorney, writes with such relish about the firm’s devious legal practices that his novel might be taken as a how-to manual for ambitious tax-law students.’

John Grisham is one of my favourite authors of fiction and The Firm, one of my top picks for a holiday read.

The Firm, van John Grisham, is een slim geplot werk van juridische fictie, geschreven door John Grisham en gepubliceerd in 1991. Het was een enorm succes en werd vervolgens, in 1993, verfilmd met Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tom Cruise en Gene Hackman. The Firm bracht in 2012 ook een televisieserie uit.

Dit was het tweede werk van Grisham, na A Time To Kill dat in 1989 werd gepubliceerd. Na het succes van The Firm kwam zijn eerste boek op de voorgrond en was ook enorm succesvol, omdat het werd verfilmd. De film A Time To Kill speelde Matthew McConaughey, Ashley Judd, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Kiefer Sutherland, Oliver Platt, Donald Sutherland en Patrick McGoohan.

De naam van de hoofdpersoon, Mitchell “Mitch” McDeere, moet ingebakken zijn in de hoofden van alle advocaten en toekomstige advocaten in Noord-Amerika en daarbuiten, en vooral bij fiscalisten.

De roman heeft een geweldig tempo en geweldige karakterontwikkeling terwijl het door zijn cerebrale pad en kat- en muisjacht raast.

John Grisham is een van de zwaargewichten in het geschreven fictieve woord en terecht.

McDeeres studeerde af met een topdiploma in accountancy en studeerde daarna, derde in zijn klas, af aan de Harvard Law School. Hij had twee broers, één stierf in Vietnam en één zit in de gevangenis, een feit dat hij liever zwijgt.

Hij is getrouwd met een onderwijzeres, Abby.

Mitch krijgt een fantastisch financieel aanbod van een advocatenkantoor in Memphis, Bendini, Lambert en Locke, een klein fiscaal advocatenkantoor gevestigd in Memphis. Na zijn toetreding staat hij onder grote druk om te studeren en het bar-examen te halen. Mitch wordt toegewezen aan de non-conformistische partner, Avery Tolar.

Kort voordat McDeere begint, komen Marty Kozinski en Joe Hodge, twee van de advocaten van de firma, om het leven op de Kaaimaneilanden bij een duikongeval. Mitch gaat naar de begrafenissen en komt er dan achter dat drie andere advocaten die voor het kantoor werkten ook zijn overleden. Zijn vermoedens worden gewekt en hij neemt contact op met een vijand van zijn broer, Eddie Lomax. Lomax is een privé-detective en hij stemt ermee in om de zaak te behandelen.

Verdacht huurt hij een privédetective in, Eddie Lomax, een ex-celgenoot van zijn broer Ray, om de dood van de advocaten te onderzoeken.

Lomax wordt gedood, maar niet voordat hij McDeere waarschuwt voorzichtig te zijn. Hij was erachter gekomen dat de andere drie advocaten ook verdacht waren overleden.

McDeere is het doelwit van een FBI-agent, Wayne Tarrance. Hij komt erachter dat de FBI het bedrijf in de gaten houdt.

McDeere gaat op zakenreis naar Washington, D.C., waar hij door de FBI wordt geïnformeerd dat het bedrijf een front is. Het zorgt voor de financiële zaken van de misdaadfamilie Chicago Morolto.

Het werk van McDeere is tot dusver eerlijk geweest, maar de advocaten raken geleidelijk verstrikt in de criminele kant van het bedrijf, waaronder belastingfraude en witwaspraktijken.

De advocaten, eenmaal aangetrokken, kunnen niet weggaan, als ze dat proberen, worden ze vermoord.

Mitch ontdekt dat Kozinski en Hodge in contact waren met de FBI toen ze werden vermoord.

De beveiligingschef van het bedrijf, DeVasher, wordt verdacht dat hij betrokken raakt bij de FBI.

McDeere stemt ermee in om de FBI te helpen in ruil voor 2 miljoen dollar en de vrijlating van zijn broer Ray uit de gevangenis. Tammy Hemphill, de secretaris van Lomax, helpt McDeere met het kopiëren van duizenden belastende documenten met groot persoonlijk risico.

Door een lek bij de FBI wordt McDeere blootgesteld en ontsnapt hij door 10 miljoen te stelen van een van de Grand Cayman-bankrekeningen van het bedrijf.

De FBI klaagt veel van de huidige en voormalige leden van Bendini, Lambert en Locke aan. Ze klagen ook een grote groep verdachte leden van de familie Morolto aan. De kosten variëren van het witwassen van geld tot, de niet zo sexy, postfraude.

Mitch, Abby en Ray leiden dan een tevreden leven op de Kaaimaneilanden en leven van het geld.

John Grisham is een Amerikaanse advocaat, politicus en romanschrijver die gespecialiseerd is in juridische thrillers. In een interview op de Charlie Rose-show in 2016 zei Grisham dat zijn favoriete auteur John le Carré is. The New York Times zei over het boek: ‘Mr. Grisham, een strafrechtadvocaat, schrijft met zoveel plezier over de slinkse juridische praktijken van het kantoor dat zijn roman kan worden opgevat als een handleiding voor ambitieuze studenten belastingrecht. ‘

John Grisham is een van mijn favoriete auteurs van fictie en The Firm, een van mijn topkeuzes voor een vakantieles.

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth

The kill list by Frederick Forsyth

The kill list by Frederick Forsyth

What can I say about Forsyth!….a giant of a writer who’s meticulous research just oozes out of the pages. I live in expectant anticipation for each new novel. Frederick Forsyth is a true master of the thriller genre.

The Kill List is highly topical, scarey and cleverly plotted. A terrorist who delivers online radical sermons and who has come to be known as The Preacher has incited some Muslims to carry out assassinations. A retired US Marine general is one of their victims, but his son is a terrorist hunter.

The terrosit hunter enlists the helps of a teenage computer geek with Asperger’s Syndrome. The young man never leaves the loft of his family home though he is a genius when it comes to the internet.

The novel races between the USA and Somalia with detailed subplots involving warlords, pirates and special forces.

Forsyth has an intense knowledge of all he writes of which is ever evident.

Frederick Forsyth is at his best in this fiction novel and shows the true mastery he has attained through skill and exceptional hard work.

Don’t miss out on this great fiction novel.

Wat kan ik zeggen over Forsyth!…een reus van een schrijver wiens nauwgezette onderzoek gewoon uit de pagina’s druipt. Ik leef vol verwachting uit naar elke nieuwe roman. Frederick Forsyth is een ware meester van het thrillergenre.

The Kill List is zeer actueel, eng en slim geplot. Een terrorist die online radicale preken houdt en die bekend is komen te staan ​​als The Preacher, heeft sommige moslims ertoe aangezet om moorden te plegen. Een gepensioneerde generaal van de Amerikaanse mariniers is een van hun slachtoffers, maar zijn zoon is een terroristenjager.

De terrosietenjager roept de hulp in van een tienercomputernerd met het syndroom van Asperger. De jonge man verlaat nooit de zolder van zijn ouderlijk huis, hoewel hij een genie is als het om internet gaat.

De roman racet tussen de VS en Somalië met gedetailleerde subplots met krijgsheren, piraten en speciale troepen.

Forsyth heeft een intense kennis van alles wat hij schrijft, wat altijd duidelijk is.

Frederick Forsyth is op zijn best in deze roman en toont het ware meesterschap dat hij heeft bereikt door vaardigheid en uitzonderlijk hard werken.

Mis deze geweldige fictieroman niet.

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Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett

The eye of the needle by Ken Follett

The eye of the needle by Ken Follett

The Eye of the Needle is a WWII spy thriller written by Ken Follett. The fiction novel was first published in 1978 by Penguin and was originally called Storm Island. This book was Follett’s first success and in 1979 he won the Edgar Award for Best Novel from the Mystery Writers of America.  The novel was made into a film in 1981 with Donald Sutherland.

During WWII the Allies tried to convince the Nazis that the D-Day landings were to be at Calais and not in Normandy. They made up a fictitious First United States Army Group (FUSAG) to this end, with fake tanks, buildings and dummy radio traffic to give the impression of an army ready to land at Calais.   In 1940 London Henry Faber is a German spy, called the needle, die Nadel’ in German, named for the stilleto knife he uses to kill people. Faber kills his landlady after she catches him making a radio call to Germany. The espionage novel tells of David and his wife Lucy. He is an ex-RAF pilot who is diabled and they have moved to Storm Island off the coast of Scotland.

MI5 has recruited or hanged all German spies except Faber who is very cunning.  Godliman and his assistant Bloggs work for MI5 and are trying to catch him.

Faber is sent by the Nazis to check FUSAG is real and he finds in fact that it is a deception. Faber then heads to Scotland to rendevous with a German Uboat to escape with the information back to Germany. Faber is tracked to Scotland by MI5. After stealing a boat to get to the sub he is shipwrecked on Storm Island.   David and Lucy care for him but he kills David after he finds out about him being a spy. Lucy, who was unhappy in her marriage is getting out of the bath and about to put on her lingerie when Faber walks in and sees her naked. After this they fall for each other and Lucy sleeps with Faber Lucy finds her husband’s body and realizes that Faber has killed him.   Faber tries to radio the Nazis information about FUSAG but Lucy blows the electricity in the cottage to cut the radio. Unable to send a radio message and unable to kill Lucy who he now loves, Faber tries to escape down the cliff to swim to the waiting U-boat. Lucy throws a rock down on him and after one hits him he falls to his death.

The RAF then attack the Uboat. MI5 send a false radio message with Faber’s call sign to trick the Germans into believing that the invasion will be at Calais. Bloggs comforts the Lucy and then eventually gets married to her.

Ken Follett is an enthrawlling writer and I would strongly recommend his novels to you.

If you enjoy The Eye of the Needle then try See Glass by Ido Graf on Amazon. One of the best espionage books.

The Eye of the Needle hè un thriller spia di a Seconda Guerra Mundiale scrittu da Ken Follett. U rumanzu di fizzione hè statu publicatu per a prima volta in u 1978 da Penguin è era chjamatu à l’origine Storm Island. Stu libru hè statu u primu successu di Follett è in u 1979 hà vintu u Premiu Edgar per a Migliore Novella di i Scrittori Misteri di l’America. U rumanzu hè statu fattu in un filmu in u 1981 cù Donald Sutherland.

Durante a Seconda Guerra Mondiale l’Alliati anu pruvatu à cunvince i Nazis chì l’atterrissimi di u ghjornu D avianu da esse in Calais è micca in Normandia. In questu scopu, anu fattu un fittiziu Primu Gruppu di l’Armata di i Stati Uniti (FUSAG), cù falsi serbatoi, edifici è trafficu radio fittiziu per dà l’impressione di un’armata pronta à sbarcà in Calais. In u 1940 Londra Henry Faber hè un spia tedescu, chjamatu agulla, more Nadel ‘in alimanu, chjamatu per u cultellu stilleto ch’ellu usa per tumbà a ghjente. Faber tomba a so padrona di casa dopu ch ella u chjappi fendu una chjama à a radiu in Germania. U rumanzu di spionaghju conta di David è di a so moglia Lucy. Hè un ex-pilotu di a RAF chì hè diablatu è si sò trasferiti in Storm Island à a costa di a Scozia.

MI5 hà recrutatu o impiccatu tutti i spii tedeschi eccettu Faber chì hè assai astutu. Godliman è u so assistente Bloggs travaglianu per MI5 è cercanu di cattallu.

Faber hè mandatu da i Nazis per verificà chì FUSAG hè reale è trova in fattu chì hè un ingannu. Faber poi si dirige in Scozia per rendevous cun un Uboat tedescu per fughje cù l’infurmazioni in Germania. Faber hè tracciatu in Scozia da MI5. Dopu avè arrubatu una barca per ghjunghje à u sottumessu hè naufragatu in Storm Island. David è Lucy si primuranu di ellu ma ellu tomba à David dopu ch’ellu hà sapiutu ch’ellu era un spia. Lucy, chì era infelice in u so matrimoniu, esce da u bagnu è hè in traccia di mette a so biancheria quandu Faber entra è a vede nuda. Dopu questu si lampanu l’uni per l’altri è Lucy dorme cun Faber Lucy trova u corpu di u so maritu è ​​capisce chì Faber l’hà tombu. Faber prova à trasmette l’infurmazioni naziunali nantu à FUSAG ma Lucy soffia l’elettricità in a casetta per taglià a radio. Incapace di invià un missaghju radio è incapace di tumbà Lucy chì avà ama, Faber prova à scappà per a scogliera per natà finu à l’U-boat chì aspetta. Lucy lancia una roccia nantu à ellu è dopu à unu u colpisce, cade à morte.

Dopu a RAF attacca u Uboat. MI5 manda un falsu missaghju radio cù u segnu di chjama di Faber per ingannà i tedeschi à crede chì l’invasione serà in Calais. Bloggs cunsuleghja Lucy è dopu si marita cun ella.

Ken Follett hè un scrittore appassiunante è vi raccomanderei vivamente i so rumanzi.

Se vi piace L’Ochju di l’Aguila allora pruvate See Glass di Ido Graf nant’à Amazon. Unu di i migliori libri di spionaggio.

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There’s no escape by Ian Serraillier

Best thriller book

Best thriller book

Ian Serraillier  was born on 24 September 1912 and died on 28 November 1994. He was a British fiction novelist and also a poet. Probably best known for his children’s books, he also wrote thriller novels for adults such as There’s no escape which was published in 1956. . He was born in London and in 1918 his father died in the flu pandemic when he was six years old. He went on to be educated at Brighton College and next took his degree at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and becoming an English teacher.  He was granted conscientious objector status in World War II because he was a Quaker. His first children’s novel was published in 1946 and was quickly followed by several more adventure stories. His best known work,

In There’s no escape Maclaren, who is the chief of secret agents, arranged to parachute Peter into war-torn Silvania (nominally an unspecified county in the Balkans), where he was tasked with rescuing  Dr Helpmann before the enemy caught him and extracted information about his new discoveries. Peter agreed to go reluctantly.

This is a fast-moving adventure story by Ian Serraillier, set in wartime Europe with a dark cloud hanging over it. The book is an easy read which has a taut plot featuring parachutes, inventions and secret codes. One of the first novels I ever read and many times since, re-read.

Ian Serraillier 生于 1912 年 9 月 24 日,死于 1994 年 11 月 28 日。他是英国小说家和诗人。最著名的可能是他的儿童读物,他还为成年人写了惊悚小说,如 1956 年出版的《无路可逃》。他出生在伦敦,1918 年他的父亲在他六岁时死于流感大流行。他继续在布莱顿学院接受教育,然后在牛津大学圣埃德蒙霍尔获得学位并成为一名英语教师。由于他是贵格会教徒,他在第二次世界大战中被授予依良心拒服兵役者身份。他的第一部儿童小说于 1946 年出版,随后又出版了几部冒险故事。他最著名的作品,

在密不可分的麦克拉伦 (Maclaren) 中,特工首领安排将彼得空降到饱受战争蹂躏的西尔瓦尼亚(名义上是巴尔干半岛的一个未指明的县),在那里他的任务是在敌人抓住他并提取有关他的信息之前营救 Helpmann 博士他的新发现。彼得勉强同意去。

这是 Ian Serraillier 的快速冒险故事,背景是战时的欧洲,乌云笼罩着它。这本书通俗易懂,情节紧凑,包括降落伞、发明和密码。我读过的第一本小说之一,此后多次重读。
Ian Serraillier shēng yú 1912 nián 9 yuè 24 rì, sǐ yú 1994 nián 11 yuè 28 rì. Tā shì yīngguó xiǎoshuō jiā hè shīrén. Zuì zhùmíng de kěnéng shì tā de értóng dúwù, tā hái wéi chéngnián rén xiěle jīngsǒng xiǎoshuō, rú 1956 nián chūbǎn de “wú lù kě táo”. Tā chūshēng zài lúndūn,1918 nián tā de fùqīn zài tā liù suì shí sǐ yú liúgǎn dà liúxíng. Tā jìxù zài bù lái dùn xuéyuàn jiēshòu jiàoyù, ránhòu zài niújīn dàxué shèng āi dé méng huò ěr huòdé xuéwèi bìng chéngwéi yī míng yīngyǔ jiàoshī. Yóuyú tā shì guì gé huì jiàotú, tā zài dì èr cì shìjiè dàzhàn zhōng bèi shòuyǔ yī liángxīn jù fú bīngyì zhě shēnfèn. Tā de dì yī bù értóng xiǎoshuō yú 1946 nián chūbǎn, suíhòu yòu chūbǎnle jǐ bù màoxiǎn gùshì. Tā zuì zhùmíng de zuòpǐn,

zài mì bùkěfēn de màikè lā lún (Maclaren) zhōng, tègōng shǒulǐng ānpái jiāng bǐdé kòng jiàng dào bǎo shòu zhànzhēng róulìn de xī ěr wǎ ní yǎ (míngyì shàng shì bā’ěrgàn bàndǎo de yīgè wèi zhǐmíng de xiàn), zài nàlǐ tā de rènwù shì zài dírén zhuā zhù tā bìng tíqǔ yǒuguān tā de xìnxī zhīqián yíngjiù Helpmann bóshì tā de xīn fāxiàn. Bǐdé miǎnqiáng tóngyì qù.

Zhè shì Ian Serraillier de kuàisù màoxiǎn gùshì, bèijǐng shì zhàn shí de ōuzhōu, wūyún lóngzhàozhe tā. Zhè běn shū tōngsú yì dǒng, qíngjié jǐncòu, bāokuò jiàngluòsǎn, fāmíng hé mìmǎ. Wǒ dúguò de dì yī běn xiǎoshuō zhī yī, cǐhòu duō cì zhòngdú.

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The Gold of Malabar by Berkely Mather

The gold of Malabar

The gold of Malabar

The Gold of Malabar was written by  British author, Berkely Mather, in 1967 Berkely Mather was a Nom de Plume for  thriller writer John Evan Weston-Davies, whose family emigrated to Australia shortly before World War I.

He published fifteen novels and a book of short stories whilst also writing for radio, television and for films.   Mather enlisted in the Royal Horse Artillery but failing to gain a commission he next joined the Indian Army where he became a sergeant at the outbreak of World War II. Serving under Slim in the Iraq campaign he finally ended the war as an acting lieutenant-colonel. After Indian independence in 1947, he rejoined the British Army, entering the Royal Artillery and eventually retiring in 1959. The Achilles Affair Mather’s first novel, was published in 1959 and was a minor best-seller. His second novel ‘The Pass Beyond Kashmir’ written in 1960 received high praise from Ian Fleming and Erle Stanley Gardner and it did even better. It is said that Ernest Hemingway owned copies of these two novels

A desperate adventure starting with a prison escape in search of gold. A thoroughly exciting novel which traces its way across India. While banged up in a prison in Goa Mike O’Reilly speaks with a dying Dutch prisoner called Rokkjer. He gives O’Reilly a gold medal asking him to bring it to a Buddhist monk called Nu Pau in Bombay and to say, “Rokkjer said to keep faith.” Rokkjer also gives a mysterious quote of, “Pythagoras, northeast, and the word is try, try, try…”  O’Reilly escapes into a dangerous world of greedy looters all looking for the secret map that will bring them to the hidden cache of gold………………

This is a classic action & adventure novel written by a skilled author who clearly knew India. Unputdownable…..if that’s a word!

The Gold of Malabar is geskryf deur die Britse skrywer, Berkely Mather, in 1967 Berkely Mather was ‘n Nom de Plume vir die riller John Evan Weston-Davies, wie se familie kort voor die Eerste Wêreldoorlog na Australië geëmigreer het.

Hy publiseer vyftien romans en ‘n boek met kortverhale, terwyl hy ook vir radio, televisie en films skryf. Mather het by die Royal Horse Artillery aangesluit, maar sonder om ‘n kommissie te kry, het hy daarna by die Indiese leër aangesluit, waar hy sersant geword het by die uitbreek van die Tweede Wêreldoorlog. Hy dien onder Slim in die Irak-veldtog en eindig uiteindelik die oorlog as waarnemende luitenant-kolonel. Na die onafhanklikheid van Indië in 1947, het hy weer by die Britse leër aangesluit, die Koninklike Artillerie binnegegaan en uiteindelik in 1959 afgetree. Die eerste roman van die Achilles Affair Mather verskyn in 1959 en was ‘n klein topverkoper. Sy tweede roman ‘The Pass Beyond Kashmir’ wat in 1960 geskryf is, het groot lof gekry van Ian Fleming en Erle Stanley Gardner en dit het nog beter gevaar. Daar word gesê dat Ernest Hemingway kopieë van hierdie twee romans besit

‘N Wanhopige avontuur wat begin met ‘n ontsnapping uit die tronk op soek na goud. ‘N Uiters opwindende roman wat in Indië spoor. Terwyl hy in ‘n gevangenis in Goa gevang is, praat Mike O’Reilly met ‘n sterwende Nederlandse gevangene genaamd Rokkjer. Hy gee O’Reilly ‘n goue medalje waarin hy hom vra om dit na ‘n Boeddhistiese monnik genaamd Nu Pau in Bombay te bring en te sê: “Rokkjer het gesê om geloof te behou.” Rokkjer gee ook ‘n geheimsinnige aanhaling van: “Pythagoras, noordoos, en die woord is probeer, probeer, probeer …” O’Reilly ontsnap in ‘n gevaarlike wêreld van gulsige plunderaars wat almal op soek is na die geheime kaart wat hulle na die verborge sal bring goudkas ………………

Dit is ‘n klassieke aksie- en avontuurroman geskryf deur ‘n bekwame skrywer wat Indië duidelik geken het. ‘N Roman wat onafwendbaar is ….. as dit ‘n woord is!

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