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The Light of Day
The Light of Day
Author: Eric Ambler
When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver. In other words, the perfect mark for Simpson'™s brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson riffling his wallet for traveler'...  more »
ISBN: 253340
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 219

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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
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In Greece, a hackie gets set-up and forces to accept a job of driving a Lincoln from Athens to Turkey. Unfortunately for him, it is stuffed with illegal arms. So now he is under the control of the Turkish police who want him to spook the terrorists for them. Not much of a choice. Sort of similar to Le Carré's Russia House. But, what is the real plot of these so called "importers?" That you will not find out until well into the novel and it will probably be reminiscent of a popular movie from the 1960s. Enough said. Read it!