Journey Into Fear Author:Eric Ambler Southern Europe in 1940 - in every corner, even the "neutral" ones, there is danger and death. — You're a quiet, clean-living engineer. One night you're dancing in a cheap bistro in Istanbul, and suddenly the most sinister agents in Europe have put a price on your head. Who to trust - the sultry Hungarian dancer, the White Russian refugee, the pa... more »le Turkish colonel...? From Istanbul to Athen to Genoa - the map of Europe becomes a hunting ground. And you're the game!
"Mr. Ambler is a man who knows his Europe...His stories ring true." - Alfred Hitchcock
Out of the cafes, bars, trains and nighttime cities of chaotic Southern Europe, Eric Ambler has created a rich, smoky world, very much his own, like Isherwood's Berlin or Conan Doyle's London. Eric Ambler is the author of "A Coffin for Dimitrios" and "Background to Danger, published by Bantam Books.« less