The Assassini

The Assassini

by Thomas Gifford

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ISBN-13: 9780553287400
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/28/1991
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 667,028
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Thomas Gifford was the New York Times bestselling author of The Assassini, Praetorian, The Wind Chill Factor, and The First Sacrifice. The Wind Chill Factor won Putnam's prize for best first novel. Gifford also wrote under the names Thomas Maxwell and Dana Clarins. He was a graduate of Harvard University. Gifford died in his birthplace of Dubuque, Iowa, in 2000.

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Ross Thomas

Masterfully plotted and brilliantly told, The Assassini's suspense is unrelenting and its satisfaction is guaranteed.

Ira Levin

A monumental thriller, Gifford's masterpiece.

From the Publisher

"A classic thriller."—Publishers Weekly.

"Adds new meaning to the word riveting."—Atlanta Journal And Constitution.

"Masterfully plotted and brilliantly told, The Assasini's suspense is unrelenting and its satisfaction is guaranteed."—Ross Thomas author of The Fourth Durango

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The Assassini 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
TinyDancer11 on LibraryThing 10 months ago
If it hadn't dragged on for quite so long, it would have been a much more enjoyable read. The premise was a very good one, I just feel that there were several parts that could have been left out entirely and still had the same, if not a better, effect.
corgidog2 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Intrigue in the Roman Catholic church regarding the election of a new pope, affiliation with the Nazis in WWII and paid official assassins for the church. Readable but frustrating at times.
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