The Bank of Fear: A Novel

The Bank of Fear: A Novel

by David Ignatius
     
 

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"Sizzling…engrossing all the way."—Los Angeles Times Book Review

Hit men stalk computer analyst Lina Alwen and financial investigator Sam Hoffman in pursuit of the knowledge the pair may have regarding a late Iraqi dictator’s billions. From London to Switzerland, and from Baghdad to the mysterious corners of the just-budding Internet,

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"Sizzling…engrossing all the way."—Los Angeles Times Book Review

Hit men stalk computer analyst Lina Alwen and financial investigator Sam Hoffman in pursuit of the knowledge the pair may have regarding a late Iraqi dictator’s billions. From London to Switzerland, and from Baghdad to the mysterious corners of the just-budding Internet, this spy thriller covers the map to uncover a world of corruption.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times Book Review
“Wholly convincing…an efficient, exciting thriller.”
Chicago Sun-Times
“There has not been as good an espionage writer in god knows how long.”
William Colby
“A great and gripping yarn, full of secret maneuverings and surprising plot twists. David Ignatius combines his intimate familiarity with tradecraft and his storytelling skills to create a great read for those fascinated by novels of intrigue and high adventure.”
Seymour Hersh
“Total entertainment! David Ignatius, as usual, is telling you something you don't know. This is the book of choice for your next airplane ride.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393240481
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
181,560
File size:
979 KB

Meet the Author

David Ignatius, best-selling author and prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Washington, DC.

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