A Death In Vienna (Gabriel Allon #4)
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorArt restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to discover the truth behind a bombing which killed an old friend, but while there he encounters something that turns his world upside down. It is a face - a face that feels hauntingly familiar, yet... show more
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorArt restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to discover the truth behind a bombing which killed an old friend, but while there he encounters something that turns his world upside down. It is a face - a face that feels hauntingly familiar, yet chills him to the bone and sends him on an urgent hunt for a name, a history, a connection. This uncommonly intelligent thriller is filled with sharply etched characters and prose, and a plot of astonishing intricacy and resonance.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 1st 2005
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Gabriel Allon (#4)
This one gets real personal for Gabriel Allon, and his quest for justice concerning an SS officer from the Holocaust makes for an outstanding, fast-paced, well-constructed novel. Silva has created a very strong, very interesting character in Allon. I will quickly be moving to the next in this series...
I listened to this book on a long road trip. This tale of espionage was very fast moving, as well as being just long enough to engage me, the listener without exhausting me. The reader was good and it truly held my interest while keeping my eyes alert and on the road. While it was not rocket science...
You could fill in the dots somewhat with this plot. Story starts with the blowing up of a Jewish war-crime office in Austria and when this is investigated it opens a huge can of worms that lead to more deaths and a lot of twists and turns. As I said I found it pretty predictable but it moved at ...
A great book by Daniel Silva. Easily my favorite so far in the Gabriel Allon series. This book is basically about hunting down a Nazi SS officer who is alive and thriving in Austria in our current day. The parts of the book that really stick out to the reader are the flashbacks to the World War II p...
Set across Europe and in Israel, A Death in Vienna is a spy tale intent on righting some of the wrongs of The Holocaust. Part-time spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna by The Office (think CIA, but deadlier) to investigate a bombing at the Wartime Claims and Inquiries office. Following clues to the i...