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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,891 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eric Ambler Narrator: Alexander Spencer Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2016 ISBN: 9781440702907
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-An early classic of espionage fiction. Through the cafEs, trains and nighttime cities of Europe, Charles Latimer follows a twisting trail of drug-smugglers, thieves and assassins that will lead him to Dimitrios. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda B | 2/8/2014

    " This book was excellent in so many ways. It had a perfect balance of mystery, humor, and suspense. I looooved the whole "crime novelist caught in a mystery" plot, and found that Latimer was just a marvelous main character. He cracked me up, but the humor was subtle and evenhanded. The story takes your all over the Balkans, and ends in central Europe. While I was reading the book, all I could think of was that Eric Ambler created such a marvelously composed novel. Amazingly enough, even though it was written in 1939, it is not dated at all. It's a good read! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peregrina651 | 1/29/2014

    " Loved it! Could not turn it off. Great narrator. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jen | 1/24/2014

    " I read this over and over. I started it again on the train this morning. So classic. I always forget the little twists and turns and so I'm thrilled anew each time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 J. | 1/21/2014

    " a true classic of the genre'. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bayneeta | 1/16/2014

    " This started slowly for me and was very confusing with middle-eastern and eastern-European names and places. But it picked up speed and by the end I was completely involved and really liked it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Big Bill | 1/16/2014

    " One of my favorite spy/detective novels, set in the 1930s. I have read almost all of Amblers stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sean | 1/6/2014

    " Classic spy thriller. The professional criminal, Dimitrios, and the circumstances of his mysterious death will enthrall you. One of the best espionage/murder mystery plots I have read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Paul | 11/14/2013

    " A game changer, a classic, a delight. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan Piette | 11/8/2013

    " Good mystery set in (and written in ) 1939 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Daniel Cowles | 10/17/2013

    " i give every book i read 4 stars ... why stop now "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrew Scott | 4/9/2013

    " A "Chocolate Chip Cookie" of a book. You savor every morsel every chip and, though the last is no more exquisite than the first, you're sorry when it comes to its end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lee Kirkpatrick | 3/27/2013

    " Old-fashioned mystery -- a bit outdated now, but fun to see how detective stories evolved (like Chandler) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Zzoeeeee | 9/18/2012

    " Not just your average detective story! Told with wit, intrigue and intelligence as well as a tantalising twist. Perfect for a quick read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jo Marie | 7/14/2012

    " Interesting story although a bit confusing - too many trips to too many countries - and no real hero nor much action. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 7/5/2012

    " This was a really fun read that was recommended to me by an old college friend. An old-school espionage thriller set in earlty 20th century Europe, this book has great characters and fantastic plot twists. It's kind of like reading an old Peter Lorre movie. Very well done. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cera | 7/4/2012

    " A very well done mystery novel from the late 30s! I saw the twist coming, but it didn't ruin my enjoyment, which was as much from the intelligent, cynical writing as from the mystery itself. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Debbie | 9/14/2011

    " At first too confusing but then it comes together and sets a mood of a troubled Eastern Europe. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan | 4/27/2011

    " Good mystery set in (and written in ) 1939 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 4/18/2011

    " This was a really fun read that was recommended to me by an old college friend. An old-school espionage thriller set in earlty 20th century Europe, this book has great characters and fantastic plot twists. It's kind of like reading an old Peter Lorre movie. Very well done. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 J | 3/14/2011

    " On or about pg. 208. I've stopped reading; this book is work. Am I missing something? I just don't find the style, the characters, or the plot very compelling, or interesting even.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Skrbina21 | 2/7/2011

    " ambler at his finest......this is where fleming and Ludlum hatched their ideas..... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Daniel | 12/6/2010

    " i give every book i read 4 stars ... why stop now "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carey | 10/9/2010

    " My least favourite of his so far - but he writes so evocatively of a vanished time and place he's hard to put down "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Erin | 9/4/2010

    " Classic and wonderful. This book makes me realize that my reading list is far too short if I can read this timeless book and enjoy it so much. "

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About the Author
Author Eric Ambler

Eric Ambler (1909–1998), British novelist, is widely considered the father of spy-espionage thrillers. Many of his novels became New York Times bestsellers and the basis for motion pictures.

About the Narrator

Alexander Spencer was born on July 31, 1946 in Cambuslang, Strathclyde, Scotland. He is an actor, known for The Soldier (1982).