The Confessor (Paperback)

Author: Silva, Daniel

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In the wake of a Munich writers assassination, Mossad agent Gabriel Allon and Vatican priest Pietro embark on dangerous journeys that reveal long-buried secrets affecting the fates of millions of people. Reprint. *Author: Silva, Daniel *Publication Date: 2004/02/01 *Number of Pages: 470 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.75

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Publisher Penguin Group USA
Mfg Part# 9780451211484
SKU 33981694
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0451211480
Release Date 2/1/2004
Sales Rank 5090
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Daniel Silva
Daniel Silva is one of the most popular spy novelists writing today, and he is often compared to such masters of the genre as Robert Ludlum and John Le Carre. Born in Michigan, Silva moved with his family to California at an early age. He was in the process of earning a master's degree in international relations when he was offered a temporary job at United Press International (UPI) in 1984. He abandoned school entirely after being offered full-time work. His UPI assignments took him to Cairo and the Persian Gulf, among other places, but despite the excitement of being a globe-trotting journalist, he longed to write a novel. Silva eventually settled in Washington, D.C., and joined CNN as a talk-show producer. With his wife's encouragement, he began working on a manuscript in his spare time. His debut novel, THE UNLIKELY SPY, set against the backdrop of World War II, was published in 1997 to great acclaim. Silva introduced his most popular protagonist, Gabriel Allon, in his fourth novel, THE KILL ARTIST (2000). Allon is a former Israeli secret agent who works as an art restorer, and on occasion, the government calls upon him to undertake a mission. Silva, who was raised a staunch Catholic, converted to Judaism as an adult and feels a deep kinship to the State of Israel. Reportedly, among his most ardent fans are members of Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency. One critic wrote that thanks to the author's contacts in that community, "Silva's [Allon] novels have the virtue of being prescient: Several key developments in the realms of diplomacy and espionage have been presaged, if not outright predicted, in Silva's work."
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Annotation Gabriel Allon is not only an art restorer (working in Venice at the moment on a Bellini fresco) but a Mossad hit man. When he's wrenched from his day job and dispatched to find out who killed one of the Mossad agents, he's reluctant at first, but as he gets drawn into the case he begins to uncover some disturbing revelations about possible collaboration in WWII between the Catholic Church and the Nazis. His own life is increasingly endangered as he pursues his quarry--and so is the life of the current pope, who has threatened to expose the scandal and has been targeted as a result.
Editors Note In the wake of a Munich writer's assassination, Mossad agent Gabriel Allon and Vatican priest Pietro embark on dangerous journeys that reveal long-buried secrets affecting the fates of millions of people. Reprint.
Editors Note 2 In Munich, a Jewish scholar is assassinated. In Venice, Mossad agent and art restorer Gabriel Allon receives the news, puts down his brushes, and leaves immediately. And at the Vatican, the new pope vows to uncover the truth about the church's response to the Holocaust-while a powerful cardinal plots his next move. Now, as Allon follows a trail of secrets and unthinkable deeds, the lives of millions are changed forever-and the life of one man becomes expendable...
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