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A Death in Vienna

A Death in Vienna

Author(s): Daniel Silva

Location(s): Vienna

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1950s

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Gabriel Allon has avoided Vienna since he lost both his wife and child in a terrorist bombing. His Israeli mentor, however, requests that he returns in order to investigate a lethal explosion in Wartime Claims and Inquiry Office. His presence alerts certian police officials who have reasons to stand in the way of his investigation. When a concentration camp survivor is killed, a link seems to form between the Father of Austria’s next Chancellor, the Nazis and the Catholic Church. Yet Allon discovers a further connection, which brings him to face his own past. Another in the thrilling Gabriel Allon series, a compelling hero.

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Tallis mixes the Vienna of the late 19th century and early psychoanalytical theorems. the characters are interwoven, and there are many who play their part – overall a good and engrossing psychological mystery.

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