Waiting for Orders

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Release date: 2012-12-11

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Waiting for Orders collects nine short stories that span the sixty-year career of master spy novelist Eric Ambler. The stories include thrilling portrayals of wartime Europe in ';The Army of the Shadows' (1939); six cases featuring a refugee Czech detective, Dr. Czissar (1940); ';The Blood Bargain' (1972), a Central American political thriller; and ';The One Who Did for Blagden Cole' (1992), a detective story of sorts about the death of a painter. In four accompanying essays, Ambler shares intriguing anecdotes from different phases of his career, offering unique insight into his writing process. This intriguing and varied collection is a perfect introduction to the life and writing of one of the twentieth century's greatest thriller writers.

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Additional Information

Genre: Espionage & spy thriller

Collection: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

Type: EPub

Pages: 256

ISBN: 9780307950123

Additional Information

Genre: Espionage & spy thriller

Collection: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

Type: EPub

Pages: 256

ISBN: 9780307950123

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