A thriller, in which a lawyer goes to Germany to settle a claim for reparation and finds himself plunged into the old conflict between Jew and Nazi.
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Lionel Davidson was born in 1922 in Hull, Yorkshire. He left school early and worked as a reporter before serving in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. His first novel, The Night of Wenceslas, was published in 1960 to great critical acclaim and drew comparisons to Graham Greene and John le Carre. It was followed by The Rose of Tibet (1962), A Long Way to Shiloh (1966), The Chelsea Murders (1978) and Kolymsky Heights (1994). He was thrice the recipient of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award and, in 2001, was awarded the CWA's Cartier Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement award. He died in 2009.Review:
'A brilliantly devised and passionately felt piece of serious entertainment' Sunday Times
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014003188X