The English Assassin (Gabriel Allon, Bk 2)
The English Assassin - Gabriel Allon, Bk 2 Author:Daniel Silva When art restorer and occasional Israeli agent Gabriel Allon is sent to Zurich, Switzerland, to restore the painting of a reclusive millionaire banker, he arrives to find his would-be employer murdered at the foot of his Raphael. A secret collection of priceless, illicitly gained Impressionist masterpieces is missing. — Gabriel's handlers ste... more »p out of the shadows to admit the truth-the collector had been silenced -- and Gabriel is put back in the high-stakes spy game, battling wits with the rogue assassin he helped to train.« less
Gabriel Allon is back in this fast moving thriller. The mystery of where did all the Jewish owned art go during WWII us the focal point of this work. I enjoyed the history, the mystery and of course the chase!
Excellent! The characters and development of the story were all appropriate to realism and the location. There is an ongoing story line, but knowing the story from whence it came was not necessary as the author gave enough information to make sense.