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“For Gabriel Allon --- a child of Holocaust survivors, a gifted artist and restorer, an assassin and spy --- life had been anything but normal.” How could life possibly be normal, when he possesses the skills of 20 men and the courage to use them?Dec 29 2010 | Read Full Review of The Defector (Gabriel Allon)
Now Silva takes that fiction—and his hero, the enigmatic art restorer and assassin Gabriel Allon—to a whole new level, delivering a riveting tale of vengeance that entertains as well as enlightens.
Six months after the dramatic conclusion of Moscow Rules, Gabriel has returned to t...
Imagine that one of the most notorious Russian killers, a multibillionaire who is supported by the Russian leaders, kidnaps the wife of Gabriel Allon, the top Israeli spy, known and respected as "The Legend."Sep 04 2009 | Read Full Review of The Defector (Gabriel Allon)
In each book, Allon’s aging mentor continually presses him into “temporary service.” Daniel Silva does not compel his readers to jab ice picks into their eyes (as Tom Clancy does) by recounting every tedious technical detail of every weapon systems his characters use.Apr 19 2010 | Read Full Review of The Defector (Gabriel Allon)
Gabriel Allon's big mistake at the close of Daniel Silva's 2008 spy thriller, "Moscow Rules," was to spare the life of Ivan Kharkov, the ruthless Russian oligarch and arms supplier to al-Qaida.Aug 30 2009 | Read Full Review of The Defector (Gabriel Allon)
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