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The light of day

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Arthur Simpson, a somewhat ordinary Englishman, gets caught in a web of international intrigue. His choice: either spy on his jewel-thief colleagues or end up in a notorious Turkish jail.
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9781481576291
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Grouped Work ID 8198859c-5bbb-b6e5-624e-e91da5e0ee74
Grouping Title light of day
Grouping Author ambler eric
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Case, David.
author Ambler, Eric, 1909-1998.
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display_description Alfred Hitchcock said, "Mr. Ambler is a phenomenon," and Graham Greene referred to him as "our greatest thriller writer." This is an ideal title for introducing listeners to this master. Ambler brilliantly paints realistic portraits of his characters and the foreign landscape, mixing suspense with a subtle twist for added color. When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with the city and in need of a private driver-in other words, the perfect mark for Simpson's brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson searching his wallet for traveler's checks. Soon Simpson finds himself blackmailed into driving a suspicious car across the Turkish border. When he is caught again, this time by the police, he faces a choice: cooperate with the Turks and spy on his erstwhile colleagues or end up in one of Turkey's notorious prisons. The authorities suspect an attempted coup, but Harper and his gang of international jewel thieves have planned something less sinister but much, much more audacious.
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publishDate 2004, 2012
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series Vintage crime/Black Lizard
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subject_facet Athens (Greece) -- Fiction, Criminals -- Fiction, Jewel thieves -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Turkey -- Fiction
title_display The light of day
title_full The light of day / Eric Ambler, The light of day [electronic resource] / Eric Ambler
title_short The light of day
topic_facet Criminals, Jewel thieves