The Eiger Sanction
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DaveWilde - LibraryThing
Trevanian (aka Rodney Whitaker) wrote the Eiger Sanction, which became a million-volume seller in the 1970’s and was followed by a major motion picture, as a spoof on the super-spy action genre which ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BookWallah - LibraryThing
Saw movie in the 1970s and was irritated by inaccuracies of climbing scenes. Read to see if I disliked it as much as the movie, and I did. Both do a serous disservice to understanding mountaineering ... Read full review