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Stein and Day, 1985 - Adventure stories - 278 pages
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The character of Devlin is reintroduced in this novel of international espionage and assassination featuring Tanya Voroninova, a concert pianist and KGB agent, Morag, a beautiful gypsy, and Higgins's most unusual assassin

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User Review  - DeaconBernie - LibraryThing

It is very interesting to track an author as I've been doing. This work, from 1985, is very tightly woven. It is the work of good story teller, before he became famous, or at least famous as he has ... Read full review

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User Review  - DavidLErickson - LibraryThing

This is one of the oldest Higgins novels I've read, but it is very good and quite true to the style and content I've come to expect from him. I recognized some of the names from later novels, so was ... Read full review


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Jack Higgins is a writer and educator, born in Newcastle, England on July 17, 1929. The name is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson. He also wrote under the names of Martin Fallon, James Graham, and Hugh Marlowe during his early writing career. He attended Leeds Training College and eventually graduated from the University of London in 1962 with a B.S. degree in Sociology. Higgins held a series of jobs, including a stint as a non-commissioned officer in the Royal House of Guards serving on the German border during the Cold War. He taught at Leeds College of Commerce and James Graham College. He has written more than 60 books including The Eagle Has Landed, Touch the Devil, Confessional, The Eagle Has Flown, and Eye of the Storm. Higgins is also the author of the Sean Dillon series. His novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. His title's The Death Trade and Rain on the Dead made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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