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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (722 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Trevanian Narrator: Joe Barrett Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jonathan Hemlock Novels Release Date:
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Jonathan Hemlock, the art professor and mercenary who first excited readers with his daring exploits in The Eiger Sanction, returns for another masterful adventure. Jonathan has gone to England to rest, but his vacation is interrupted when the head of British Intelligence needs his highly skilled services. Blackmailed into performing another “sanction”—a top-secret political assassination—Jonathan must take over the mission of an agent whose murder was so bizarre and terrifying that no other agent was willing to replace him. Once again Hemlock’s life hangs in the balance—but this time the penalty for failure is more grotesquely lethal than ever before.

His task is to locate a set of secretly made films that incriminate a number of high-ranking British officials; his target is a top underworld figure who delights in debauchery and torture. Facing this threat, Jonathan is drawn into a labyrinthine network of intrigue and depravity. As all the pieces in the dangerous puzzle begin to come together, Jonathan is trapped, drugged, and forced to attempt one of the most daring escapes ever conceived.

The Loo Sanction is another thrilling spy novel sure to keep listeners riveted.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A masterpiece.”

    New York Times

  • “In a word, irreducible, with the [same] decisively punchy, stylish clout as before.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Daryl | 1/19/2014

    " If you read this novel, which I can recommend if you enjoy the cold-war espionage genre, you will never experience a typical 'waiting room' in the same manner. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alice Handley | 7/6/2013

    " McTaint? Van Dyke? Now Trevanian is just messing with us. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Motorcycle | 7/1/2013

    " The plot structure was pretty similar to the Eiger sanction. Just substitute art for mountain climbing. So, not as interesting to me. But it was ok. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Joshua Mark | 6/27/2013

    " I liked The Loo Sanction but not as much as The Eiger Sanction. It seems to me to lack the progression and pacing of Trevanian's other works. Still, I'd recommend the book. It has some really great moments and, of course, Trevanian's wonderful style. "

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