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The Confessor Audiobook

The Confessor

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Publisher's Summary

Detective Gabriel Allon returns in this stunning thriller of ancient and modern betrayal, long-buried secrets and unthinkable deeds. In Munich, writer Benjamin Stern enters his flat to find a man leafing through his research. When Stern confronts him, the man shoots him, murmurs a few words in Latin, gathers the papers and leaves. In Venice, art restorer and Israeli agent Gabriel Allon reads a message saying that Stern is dead; can he leave immediately? At the Vatican, a priest named Pietro paces in the garden, pondering the discoveries he has made, the enemies he will make, and the journey he must undertake. Silva weaves these three threads into a multilayered mystery peopled with memorable characters and distinguished by rich prose.

© 2003 Daniel Silva; (P) 2003 Books on Tape, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Silva...writes with the atmospheric grace and whiplash tension of le Carre." (Booklist)

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    ROSEMARY S BELL 05-20-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent and historically accurate"

    Using historically accurate account of a tragic time in the history of Europe and the Catholic Church develops a wonderful mystery story. Narration is excellent, good character development, good twists and turns. Very detailed so it is a book that you need to listen to while not otherwise occupied.

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    Jairam Bangalore 02-20-17
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    "Awesome Narration"

    One of the best narrations. My complements to the artist. The artist does a fantastic job of recreating the local ambience depicted in the book.

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    Audrey K. Morrison 09-07-16
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    "Terrific Story - Great Performance!"

    Another great plot line from Daniel Silva! And Lee's reading is masterful! It's my second time to hear it and it was just as enjoyable as the first.

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    Ezee3119 08-24-16
    Ezee3119 08-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "AWESOME-AGAIN"

    This author is right up there with J. Patterson. Credit also to an AWESOME NARRATOR

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    "Excellent story"

    Excellent story and equally excellent performance by the narrator! Daniel Silva has the best series, do yourself a favor and read all of them!

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    "Great Book"

    This is a great book as have been all the books in this series so far!

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    Chana 03-03-16
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    "Great pick!"

    This was an excellent "read" and kept me on the edge of my chair throughout.

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    BULENT OZAN Istanbul, Turkey 02-24-16
    BULENT OZAN Istanbul, Turkey 02-24-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Solid story and performance.."

    Though not my favorite Gabriel Allon novel narrator, John Lee grew bigger with his performance in the Confessor.
    Plot is really strong and brings new and very rarely spoken Catholic church's role in WWII. I enjoyed every minute and wanted to consume all in a rush! Well done Daniel Silva. To the next book in the series I move :-)

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    Judy Lokits Phoenix,AZ United States 10-22-15
    Judy Lokits Phoenix,AZ United States 10-22-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Enlightening as usual"

    As usual, I could barely set my IPOD down as I got caught up in the action. What I especially like about Daniel Silva's books is the enlightenment about little known historical events and behind the scene intrigue.
    Of course, names and places are changed to build the entire story, but I had little knowledge of the involvement of the Vatican in the "Jewish Solution". While I'm not Jewish, this subject is always relevant especially in light of current events.

    I also hope this newest love interest works out for Gabriel. He deserves a good woman.

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