City of Exiles

City of Exiles

by Alec Nevala-Lee

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ISBN-13: 9781101607596
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Series: An Icon Thief Novel
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
File size: 937 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Alec Nevala-Lee was born in Castro Valley, California. He graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in Classics, and worked for several years as an associate at a global investment firm based in New York. He lives with his wife in Oak Park, Illinois.

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“Alec Nevala-Lee creates a dazzlingly detailed and authentic world of intrigue, weaving a harrowing tale that will enthrall readers with an undercurrent of political ambiguity that evokes le Carre and an intricate, continent-crossing plot reminiscent of The Day of the Jackal. Delivering a complex mix of espionage, European politics, Old Testament riddles and Cold War mysteries, Nevala-Lee is clearly emerging as one of the most elegant new voices in suspense literature."—David Heinzmann, author of Throwaway Girl

Praise for The Icon Thief

"Alec Nevala-Lee is no debut author; he must have been a thriller writer in some past life. This one has everything: great writing , great characters, great story, great bad guy and a religious conspiracy too boot. The Icon Thief is smart, sophisticated and has enough fast-paced action to keep anyone up past midnight. I'm jealous."—New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher

“Twists and turns aplenty lift this thriller above the rest. From the brutal thugs of the Russian Mafia to the affected inhabitants of the American art world, this book introduces a cast of believable and intriguing characters. Add a storyline where almost nothing is as it first appears, and where the plot turns around on itself to reveal startling contradictions, and the result is a book that grips and holds the reader like a vice. I devoured it in a single sitting.”—National bestselling author James Becker

"Alec Nevala-Lee comes roaring out of the gate with a novel that's as thrilling as it is thought-provoking, as unexpected as it is erudite. The Icon Thief is a wild ride through a fascinating and morally complex world, a puzzle Duchamp himself would have applauded. Bravo."—National bestselling author Jesse Kellerman

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City of Exiles 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not unlike Nevala-Lee's first novel, this one captures you instantly, moves swiftly yet elegantly, and leaves you wanting more. Great read!