Try not to let anyone tell you how it ends - a dazzling display. Funny and savage, baffling and logical. Irwin Shaw
An immobilizing thriller. Should run rings around any other book of this kind. The Kirkus Reviews
An exciting - often funny, often sad - chase, filled with violence, sudden death and torture. Goldman does a masterly job Associated Press
A cliff-hanger. International skulduggery, clandestine mayhem, and sweet revenge. Ft Worth Star Telegram
The best American thriller this year. Also one of the best novels of the year. Washington Post
Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club. Made into a major motion picture by Paramount starring Dustin Hoffman.