Reviews

PORTRAIT OF A SPY

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Gabriel Allon can scrape away at all that obscures to uncover reality, whether the shadows are blemishes on a Titian masterpiece or the secrets of a maniacal terrorist.Allon retired from a covert unit of Israel's intelligence service, the Office. He now restores art, a benign profession he practices in England. Accompanied by his wife, Chiara, also an Office veteran, Allon is visiting London to ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Kate Ayers

In the spy world, if you have a tough job, you turn to Gabriel Allon, agent of the Israeli secret service known familiarly as the Office. In the art world, you turn to Giovanni Rossi for a tough job. He restores old masters and occasionally paints a few of his own. He needs the solace of the canvas to balance the violence that inhabits his other world, because, you see, Giovanni Rossi is only one ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

While this is another Gabriel Allon novel, it seemed to illustrate a few real issues/peeves of the author: treatment (bad) of women in the islamic world, dedication of the radical jihad adherents ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - John Carter McKnight - Goodreads

Daniel Silva is a man of strong opinions: he clearly believes that the West is locked in an existential struggle with Islam, that Arab culture is violent and backward generally and that its treatment ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - Nachman Kataczinsky - Goodreads

This is a book in the series dealing with the "legendary" Israeli spy Gabriel Alon. The book reads fairly well, though the action is a bit slow. The only fault I found with this book is the main ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - Eric Wright - Goodreads

One of the most interesting and informative spy stories I have read in a long time. The main character, Gabriel Allon is unique: an art restorer extraordinaire and a retired international operative ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I've always really enjoyed the Gabriel Allon series some I started with "Death In Vienna" in Vienna. So I was somewhat surprised when I opened up this one to find that I had missed two, but I have now ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

The 11th in the Gabriel Allon series, retired Israeli assassin and super-spy, who just can't seem to stay retired. (Can we stop pretending at the beginning of each book that he is retired?) This time ... Read full review

Review: Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon #11)

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Daniel Silva has crafted an unusual set of spy novels set at the cusp of mid-east politics and demonology. His lead character is a world class art restorer and deadly Mossad agent. The term, ripped ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - rosies - LibraryThing

a good spy novel; I'm now interested in the whole series Read full review

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