The Eiger Sanction

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Ballantine Books, Aug 1, 1984 - Fiction - 350 pages
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Meet Johathan Hemlock, professor of art, world-renowned mountain climber -- and freelance assassin for the CII. Hemlock is sent to Switzerland on a mission to climb the notorious Eiger peak of the Alps, whose north face has meant death to many climbers. Hemlock's target: one of his three fellow climbers. The only problem is, CII can't tell him which one . . .

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Review: The Eiger Sanction (Jonathan Hemlock #1)

User Review  - Kenneth Zenger - Goodreads

If taken as it is intended this is a fun book that plays with the spy/James Bond genre. The references from the 70s slang and cultural sensibilities also stand out. Read full review

Review: The Eiger Sanction (Jonathan Hemlock #1)

User Review  - Omer - Goodreads

I did not understand how I spend my time. Realy gorgeous a story. Read full review


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Trevanian's books have been translated into more than fourteen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in the French Basque mountains. His new novel, "The Crazyladies of Pearl Street," is now available in hardcover.
Look for these other Trevanian classics from Three Rivers Press: "Shibumi, The Eiger Sanction, The Loo Sanction," and "The Main.

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