By Eric Ambler
An opportunity come upon with a Turkish colonel with a penchant for British crime novels leads secret author Charles Latimer right into a global of sinister political and legal maneuvers through the Balkans within the years among the realm wars. Hoping that the occupation of the infamous Dimitrios, whose physique has been pointed out in an Istanbul morgue, will encourage a plot for his subsequent novel, Latimer quickly unearths himself stuck up in a shadowy internet of assassination, espionage, medicines, and treachery.
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When I looked, I saw that it was written in confident, graceful longhand Japanese, an echo, perhaps, of girlhood calligraphy lessons, and a reflection of the personality behind the pen. Haruyoshi-san, It is still cold in New York, and I am counting the days to Spring. I imagine that soon enough, the cherry blossoms will be blooming in Tokyo and I am sure they will be beautiful. I trust that you, too, have heard the sad news that our mutual friend Fujiwara-san has passed away. I have been given to understand that Fujiwara-san’s body had been returned to the United States for burial.
Only a photograph. And the technicians tasked with checking for the matches the system spits out have no knowledge regarding the basis of my interest. To them, you are simply one of many criminals that the Metropolitan Police Force is tracking. ’’ This was a dangerous thing for Tatsu to admit. If it were true, I could solve pretty much all my problems just by taking out this one man. Again, he was showing me that he trusted me, that I could trust him in return. ‘‘You’re taking a lot of chances,’’ I said, looking at him.
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