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Eric Ambler
Eric Ambler THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS (1944)- Istanbul Smyrna BALKANS Belgrade Paris
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. A detailed description of this item's current condition is given in the listing below but please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information. The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler This is the September 1944 Sixth Impression in the scarce (damaged) dust-jacket After a slightly false start ("The Dark Frontier" in 1936, a little too arch), Eric Ambler went on to write five classic thrillers before the outbreak of the Second World War: "Uncommon Danger" (1937), "Epitaph for a Spy" (1938), "Cause for Alarm" (1938), "The Mask of Dimitrios" (1939) and "Journey into Fear" (1940). Of these, his undisputed masterpiece is "The Mask of Dimitrios". "Our greatest thriller writer . . ." (Graham Greene) "A Frenchman named Chamfort, who should have known better, once said that chance was a nickname for Providence . . . For a moment Latimer had an uncomfortable suspicion that although the man across the desk appeared to be looking at his tie, he was actually looking into his mind. Then the Colonel's eyes moved upwards and he grinned slightly in a way that made Latimer feel as if he had been caught stealing something. He said : "I wonder if you are interested in real murderers, Mr Latimer." " Front cover and spine Further images of this book are shown below Publisher and place of publication Dimensions in inches (to the nearest quarter-inch) London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited 4¾ inches wide x 7½ inches tall Edition Length September 1944 [Sixth Impression; first published in August 1939] 320 pages Condition of covers Internal condition … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ResurgamBooks (dilapsus) [Flamborough, Bridlington, United Kingdom]
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