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The English Spy

Narrated by: George Guidall
Series: Gabriel Allon, Book 15
Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (84 ratings)

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Summary

Number one New York Times best-selling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon.

She is an iconic member of the British royal family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the queen of England.

When a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down her killer: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon.

Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone; at his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well.

And though Gabriel does not realize it, he is stalking an old enemy - a cabal of evil that wants nothing more than to see him dead. Gabriel will find it necessary to oblige them, for when a man is out for vengeance, death has its distinct advantages....

©2015 Daniel Silva (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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  • Dr
  • East Horsley, United Kingdom
  • 13-09-16

Gripping and complex

My goodness this is such a gripping story and so well narrated
I usually listen to audible books while doing something else, but that's impossible with this compelling story
I loved it

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  • Ashley
  • st albans, United Kingdom
  • 22-07-15

Great audiobook

This is the first Daniel Silva novel I've bought but loved it and it will not be the last. George Guidall deserves a mention as was a good narrator too.

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Excellent thriller<br />

One of the best I have read by Daniel Silva. Generous in size and yet always fast paced.

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  • Lou
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 30-07-18

Thoroughly gripping!

This story kept me gripped from start to finish, and left me with the knowledge that I'm going to enjoy many more of Daniel Silva's Gabriel Allon stories!

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so good I listened again straight away

great story, full of wit and yet the contrast of brutality and tenderness of professional killers is astounding.

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Excellent

Excellent, such a good writer could not stop listening, look forward to the next one

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Probably one of Silva's best Novels

A strong story that will keep U transfixed & applause to the very end.
An superb narration by George Guidall. Probably the finest of them All.

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  • CC
  • 22-09-16

Not bad, a little turgid.

Not bad but the endless, seemingly irrelevant conversations between new characters meant the plot had a glacial pace. It took several goes and several books in between to finish.

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Dreadful narration

The narration in this book was dreadul, it was hard to distinguish who was speaking beacuse they all basically sounded the same regardless of which country they were from. Having an American trying to speak in an English or Irish accent is a big mistake. It made it veru difficult to follow who was speaking and I had to persevere to get to the end.

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  • Craig
  • 07-04-17

This was Masterful

This was an outstanding piece of craftsmanship. By a Author clearly at the top of his game. I never once put it down.