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    • Shibumi

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 917

    Nicholai Hel, born in the ravages of World War I China to an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father, raised in the spiritual gardens of a Japanese Go Master, survives the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world's most artful lover and its most accomplished and highly paid assassin. Genius, mystic, master of language and culture, Hel's secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection: shibumi.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Only a Russian could be this shibumi

    • By David on 07-15-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Eiger Sanction

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    In a renovated Gothic church on Long Island lives Jonathan Hemlock, an art professor and a world-renowned mountain climber who finances his black-market art collection by working as a freelance assassin. Now, Hemlock is being tricked into a hazardous assignment that involves an attempt to scale one of the most treacherous mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps: the Eiger. His target is one of his three fellow climbers. The problem is that the CII can't tell him which one.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, great narration

    • By Andrew on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Loo Sanction

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    Jonathan has gone to England for a vacation, but it is interrupted when British Intelligence needs him for his highly skilled services. Jonathan must take over the mission of an agent whose murder was so bizarre and terrifying that no other agent was willing to replace him. His task is to locate a set of secretly made films that incriminate a number of high-ranking British officials. His target is a top underworld figure who delights in debauchery and torture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Loo Sanction

    • By David on 05-26-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Crazyladies of Pearl Street

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Lee Leoncavallo
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Legendary writer Trevanian brings readers his most personal novel yet: a funny, deeply felt, often touching autobiographical novel destined to become a classic American coming-of-age story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A walk down memory lane

    • By Kindle Customer on 07-06-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Satori

    • By: Don Winslow, Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Japan 1951. After spending the last three years in solitary confinement for the murder of his mentor, Nicholai Hel is offered the chance of freedom - but at a price. Overseen by his American spymaster and the beautiful and mysterious Solange, he must travel to China and assassinate the Soviet Union's commissioner. In a landscape primed for war this is a suicide mission he has no choice but to accept. From the glittering corruption of Beijing to the darkest shadows of the Vietnam jungle, his mission will sweep him through a world of chaos, violence and betrayal.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Crazyladies of Pearl Street

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Tom Bosley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Legendary writer Trevanian brings readers his most personal novel yet: a funny, deeply felt, often touching autobiographical novel destined to become a classic American coming-of-age story.

    Regular price: $21.27

    • La sanction

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Éric Herson-Macarel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Professeur d'art et alpiniste de renommée internationale, Jonathan Hemlock est surtout un tueur spécialisé dans les sanctions : l'assassinat d'agents ennemis pour le compte de l'organisation secrète CII. En représailles du meurtre d'un agent du CII, Jonathan doit infliger une nouvelle sanction. Sa cible fait partie d'une équipe qui va tenter l'ascension d'une des plus dangereuses montagnes des Alpes, l'Eiger par la face Nord. Hemlock se joint à cette expédition en vue d'exécuter sa mission. Seul problème : il ignore lequel de ses trois compagnons de cordée est l'homme à abattre.

    Regular price: $20.70