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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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    "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
    Chana 03-03-16 Member Since 2016
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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
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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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    Lucas 10-16-15
    Lucas 10-16-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Excelente la historia y magnifico relator!!!"

    Magnifico libro!!! Excelentes descripciones y personajes enteañables. Muy bien escrito y muy bien relatado. Recomiendo.

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    Amazon Customer 09-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Spellbinding"

    Loved the twists. Also loved the European settings. The history is addictive to the story as well.

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    elker 08-12-15
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    "FantAstic!!!"

    I thought this book was near perfect in terms of its suspense, its relevancy, it's charActers, its descriptions. I also thought john lee did a great job of simulating Israeli, Italian and German accents. In sum, for most of the reading my husband and I were spellbound.

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    Anton 07-22-15
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    Good story working in the Vatican and Pope and World War II and an art restorer.

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    Cindy 07-06-15
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    Love Silva's stories. Lots of history, intrigue, and entertainment. I always look forward to the next one.

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    T E Weinshenker 05-19-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Terrific. Hard to figure out"

    Reader, John Lee, makes the story. Lots of fun. The accents of the reader are fun, and I prefer Audible to Kindle because the names are hard to pronounce

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