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[PDF / Epub] ☃ Istanbul Passage Author Joseph Kanon – Ar1web.co From the acclaimed bestselling author of Stardust The Good German and Los Alamos a gripping tale of an American undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul who descends into the murky cat and mouse world of comFrom the acclaimed bestselling author of Stardust The Good German and Los Alamos a gripping tale of an American undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul who descends into the murky cat and mouse world of compromise and betrayal that will come to define the entire post war eraA neutral capital straddling Europe and Asia Istanbul has spent the war as a magnet for refugees and spies Even American businessman Leon Bauer has been drawn into this shadow world doing undercover odd jobs and courier runs fo.

istanbul kindle passage ebok Istanbul Passage ePUBR the Allied war effort Now as the espionage community begins to pack up and an apprehensive city prepares for the grim realities of post war life he is given one assignment a routine job that goes fatally wrong plunging him into a tangle of intrigue and moral confusionPlayed out against the bazaars and mosues and faded mansions of this knowing ancient Ottoman city Leon's attempt to save one life leads to a desperate manhunt and a maze of shifting loyalties that threatens his own How do you.


R the Allied war effort Now as the espionage community begins to pack up and an apprehensive city prepares for the grim realities of post war life he is given one assignment a routine job that goes fatally wrong plunging him into a tangle of intrigue and moral confusionPlayed out against the bazaars and mosues and faded mansions of this knowing ancient Ottoman city Leon's attempt to save one life leads to a desperate manhunt and a maze of shifting loyalties that threatens his own How do you.

PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï

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10 thoughts on “Istanbul Passage

  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUB”You’re so sure somebody’s watching”“It’s Istanbul”The curtains twitchThe doorways have eyes Nothing


  2. Peter Riva Peter Riva says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBA book I was savoring it's that goodThere are parallels to Graham Greene and John le Carre here of the former compared to the latter with a bit of Jenkens thrown in The fantastic never happens the predictable occurs and because this is a thriller you may hope it does not but the characters are so well rounded so deeply camouflaged from themselves as the Californians out there may say conflicted that all the story and I mean all apart from solid history is character driven What a damn fine readNw does it help that I've hung around Istanbul? Yes But not


  3. Rhiannon Rhiannon says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBIt was only ok I was going on holiday to Istanbul and wanted something to read I thought this would be perfect a thriller le Carre style set in the very city I was visiting Well I enjoyed the referneces to the Hagia Sophia and the Mosue of Suleyman the Magnificent the crossing of the Golden Horn and the fishermen on the Galata Bridge All that rang true I could not however get on board with Kanon's style of writing It read like a movie script or should I say a wannabe movie script There was dialogue than description which in retrospect was actually uite a good idea fast paced and exciting The way in which they spoke thoughoh dear short brusue sentences that lacked punctuation And it wasn't just one character who s


  4. Cathi Davis Cathi Davis says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBA John LeCarre wanna be but the character is not as complex as George Smiley Not sure I even like the main character or his love interest The most compelling character is his brain addled wife but unfortunately she does little except provide a room for exposition How could an a


  5. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBIstanbul after the war trying to remain a neutral territory becomes a hotbed of rumor and intelligence filled with various countries agents and spies Jews are still trying to find a safe haven and escape from the racial bias that has followed them even into this countr


  6. Judith Starkston Judith Starkston says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBHard to imagine any other setting for Kanon’s historical thriller Istanbul Passage Post World War II spy intrigues war criminals seeking new friends allegiances shifting yet again between America and Russia battered Jews looking for refuge illicit romance the legacy of harems and the labyrinthine streets opening onto the wide waterway connecting two continents Where better than Istanbul to depict the mire of ambiguous compromises the sinuous balancing of countries against each other by those too crafty to reveal themselves the naïve light of idealism shadowing into something dingy but workable? An ancient city that has known many masters and seen so much At one point a character in Kanon’s book points out that


  7. Mark Mark says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBAll right I'm officially a convert This is my first experience of Joseph Kanon and it was well worth it If you are going to write about the morally ambiguous world of spycraft but also give readers someone to root for you need an author who can create characters who may never be what they seem yet have some endearing ualities even if as in one case in this novel they happen to be a former Nazi ally butcher of Jews The story revolves around Leon Bauer an American businessman tobacco of course living in Instanbul in 1945 right after the end of the war He has already begun doing some odd job assignments for Tommy King at the American embassy ferrying papers to the capital in Ankara and similar work Now he has been asked to pick up a mysterious refugee an


  8. Timothy Smith Timothy Smith says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBI'm working on my own new novel set in Istanbul also a thriller so I am reading other books set there I was glad to learn about Joseph Kanon's Istanbul Passage He really captures the place almost everyone has said But than that his writing is smart and engaging without being so action driven that it becomes predictable This book is not predictable I wasn't sure until the last paragraph or two what would be the protagonist's decision Without any spoiler I can say that the scene where two guys are hanging on ropes over the side of a ship is one of the most exciting scenes I've read for a long time


  9. Trish Trish says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBA man filled with good intentions is caught in the jaws of the competing and intersecting interests of global powers in Istanbul after World War II Istanbul is the bridge between north and south in Europe and between West and East It has always been a place of great intrigue and mystery filled with industrialists and spies By setting his mystery here after the war Kanon capitalizes on the reader’s sense of dislocation We are familiar with the war but we know little about what happened shortly after when hundreds of thousands of Jews needed resettlement from Reich controlled countries and war time spies were tying up loose ends chasing double agents and moles Istanbul was a port through which some of the refugees streamed bought from their oppressors by well meaning Jewish citizens with the intention of giving them


  10. Mal Warwick Mal Warwick says:

    PDF Joseph Kanon ï Istanbul Passage ePUB Ç ï istanbul kindle, passage ebok, Istanbul Passage ePUBIntrigue Romance and Betrayal in Post World War II IstanbulSome books build slowly and just as you begin to wonder whether you have the energy to finish them you discover you’re a captive and no longer able to put them aside Then they build and build until you find yourself on the last page out of breath from the frenzied rush to the end Istanbul Passage is one of those books Kanon born in 1946 writes spy stories about the period immediately following World War II and before the Korean War 1945 50 Istanbul Passage relates the tale of Leon Bauer an American businessman whose poor eyesight had kept him out of the war In compensation — seeking his own war really — Leon has persuaded a friend of his in the US consulate to hire him for special espionage assignments helping smuggle Jews out of Romania and on to Palestine Now in 1945 Leon receives a different sort of assignment which involves helping to smuggle


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