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    Uncommon Danger | Eric Ambler

    Uncommon Danger

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Eric Ambler
    • Narrated By Simon Poland
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Kenton’s career as a journalist depends on his facility with languages, his knowledge of European politics and his quick judgement. Where his judgement sometimes fails him, however, is in his personal life. When he travels to Nuremberg to investigate a story about a top-level meeting of Nazi officials, he inadvertently finds himself on a train bound for Austria after a bad night of gambling. Stranded with no money, Kenton jumps at the chance to earn a fee helping a refugee smuggle securities across the border.

    Intelligent, fast-paced thriller

    I recommend Eric Ambler to fans of John LeCarre and Alan Furst. The setting of Uncommon Danger is Europe in the early years of naziism and fascism. Th..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 23 2011 by Brian (Lexington, KY, United States)
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    Cause for Alarm | Eric Ambler

    Cause for Alarm

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Eric Ambler
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (48)
    Performance
    (31)
    Story
    (31)

    Nicky Marlow needs a job. He’s engaged to be married and the employment market in Britain in 1937 is pretty slim. So when his fiancée points out the position with an English armaments manufacturer in Italy, he jumps at the chance. Soon after he arrives, however, he learns the sinister truth about his predecessor’s departure and finds himself courted by two agents with dangerously different agendas.

    The Original Spy Novel

    Eric Ambler practically invented the modern spy novel -- his works set in the late 30s define the European noir version of the genre. Always there is ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 07 2011 by Old Squid (Los Angeles, CA)