The Parsifal Mosaic Author:Robert Ludlum On a dark night along a deserted beach on Spain's Costa Brava, a blond woman races across the sand, the sounds of the crashing surf and gunfire intermingling. She is hit repeatedly, and sprawls on the edge of the coastal road, while high above, crouched in shadows, her lover watches the terrible violence below. He satisfies himself that the wo... more »man is dead, and disappears into the night.
Who is this woman? Why was she killed and, above all, why does Michael Havelock, a veteran field agent for a clandestine branch of the U.S. State Department, who dearly loves her, witness the killing with resignation and even relief? Why, especially, since three months later he sees the same woman rushing across a crowded platform in Rome's central train station?« less