Judgment on Deltchev
Foster is hired to cover the trial of Deltchev, who is accused of treason for allegedly being a member of the sinister and secretive Brotherhood and preparing a plot to assassinate the head of state whilst President of the Agrarian Socialist Party and member of the Provisional Government. It is assumed to be a show trial, but when Foster encounters Madame Deltchev the plot thickens, with his and other lives in danger ....
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Review: Judgment on DeltchevUser Review - Barbara Ab - Goodreads
Found by chance on a second-hand bookstall: it has been really a nice surprise Ambler is the father of the modern spy story. His post-war anti-Communist novel Judgment on Deltchev (1951), is based on ... Read full review
Review: Judgment on DeltchevUser Review - Paul Jellinek - Goodreads
The story of a truly Kafkaesque Bulgarian show trial during the icy depths of the Cold War. Ambler was an absolute master of this kind of darkly paranoid writing, and here he is at his peak. Read full review