The English Girl by Daniel Silva

The story in this book is quite riveting and well worth reading. It is a different style of genre from which I have normally been reading. The story takes place amidst the political machinations of England and the kidnapping of an English girl who had a promising career within the parliamentary establishment.

To prevent a scandal an Israeli intelligence officer is called upon to investigate the matter with as little repercussions as possible in the political establishment.

The story has wonderful settings of Israel, France, Corsica and also Russia.  It is a roller coaster of a story which I enjoyed reading. The action, the mystery and the intrigue keep the reader guessing the motives.

The fascinating dialogue and camaraderie of the characters also plays its part. There were also clever repetitive actions and manners of speech which added a certain quirkiness to the novel.  I also enjoyed the mood and ambience of the novel.  It was wonderful.  A brilliant story and I am now reading another book by the same authorof the tales of the Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon.


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