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Book Of Spies: An Anthology Of Literary Espionage
By Alan Furst (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Diane Pub Co
Publication date March 3, 2004
Pages 374
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780756776053
ISBN-10 0756776058
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $25.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: A collection of work from some of the finest novelists of the 20th century. Inspired by the politics of tyranny or war, each of these writers chose the basic elements of highly evolved spy fiction as the framework for a literary novel. The book offers a diverse array of selections that combine raw excitement & intellectual sophistication in an expertly guided tour of the dark world of clandestine conflict. We meet diplomats, political police, agents, provocateurs, resistance fighters, & assassins -- players in the Great Game, or victims of the Cold War. The authors include: Eric Ambler, Anthony Burgess, Joseph Conrad, Maxim Gorky, Graham Greene, John le Carre, W. Somerset Maugham, Charles McCarry, Baroness Orczy, John Steinbeck, & Rebecca West.

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from Diane Pub Co (March 3, 2004)
9780756776053 | details & prices | 374 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.00
About: A collection of work from some of the finest novelists of the 20th century.
from Modern Library (May 1, 2003); titled "The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage"
9780679642510 | details & prices | 374 pages | 5.75 × 11.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Celebrates the finest works of literary espionage in a collection that features contributions by such authors as Eric Ambler, Anthony Burgess, Graham Greene, and Rebecca West.

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