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Joseph Kanon

3.62 of 5 Votes: 2
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Istanbul Passage (2013)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I very much enjoyed this book, a thriller set in immediately post-war Istanbul where an American employee of a tobacco firm, who dabbled in espionage during the war, is asked to do the traditional 'one last job'. The result is a complicated web of spying and counterspying, unexpe...
Istanbul Passage. by Joseph Kanon (2012)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A fatter Furst-like novel set in Istanbul in the waning days of the Second World War and amid the first Cold War tensions. Leon Bauer works for an American tobacco company in Turkey, helps do odd jobs for someone in the American consulate, and has a German Jewish wife in a coma a...
Istanbul: Křižovatka cest (2013)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Excellent..and I am far from an "espionage thriller" fan.This novel transcends the genre,is rich with character, atmosphere(post WWII Istanbul),tense and nail-biting intrigue, and ,for me, timely and troubling moral dilemmas with no simple answers. Leon Bauer is an American busin...
Stardust (2009)
3.37 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: If TCM ever makes its own non-documentary film, here's the prototype: a vivid, juicy,atmospheric murder mystery, set in post WWII Hollywood, just as the Red Scare began to raise its ugly head and make Hollywood prove its patriotism.Kanon is strong at setting and characterization;...
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