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The Eiger Sanction - Trevanian
The Eiger Sanction
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3.80 75
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400098026 (1400098025)
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Jonathan Hemlock (#1)
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Tigus rated it
About 24 hours before writing this review, I watched the 1975 film version of The Eiger Sanction...and actually, just before that, I had watched Atomic Blonde, which means that it was really a Spy movie double-bill, and a highly enjoyable one at that. But this is meant to be a book review, so I’ll...
Proctosophy rated it
4.0 The Eiger Sanction review
Better than the movie! I know that's hard to believe if you've seen the 70s Clint Eastwood flick(and you should) but just read this.
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4.0 The Eiger Sanction
Jonathan Hemlock is a professor of art history in New York. He commutes to the city from Long Island, where he lives in an abandoned church filled with indulgences large and small, including a greenhouse wing, a giant Roman-style bath, and a humidity and temperature controlled basement gallery to di...
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4.0 The Eiger Sanction: A Novel
Shades of Crichton, Ludlum, Le Carre. Obsessed Trevanian fans are fond of describing his work as "meta-" or "simultaneous spoof of and spy novel," but such descriptions may be a trifle too fair for the writer. This isn't some carnivalesque linguistic word-play and semiotic deconstruction with seven ...
JeffreyKeeten rated it
"Niceness is an overrated quality. Being nice is how a man pays his way into the party if he hasn't the guts to be tough or the class to be brilliant."Jonathan Hemlock teaches art at a university, but the modest sum he makes teaching doesn't cover his extravagant habits. He is renovating a Gothic c...
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