Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Judgement on Deltchev

Judgement on Deltchev( )
Author: Ambler, Eric
Series title:Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Ser.
ISBN:978-0-375-72675-0
Publication Date:Dec 2002
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $26.99
Book Description:

Foster's dramatic skill is well-known in London's West End theaters. So perhaps it wasn't so surprising when he was hired by an American newspaper publisher to cover the trial of Yordan Delchev for treason. Accused of membership in the sinister Officer Corps Brotherhood and of masterminding a plot to assassinate his country's leader, Delchev may in fact be a pawn and his trial all show. But when Foster meets Madame Delchev, the accused's powerful wife, he suddenly become enmeshed in...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.4 x 20.2 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.22 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ambler, Eric (Author)
Eric Ambler was born in London on June 28, 1909. Ambler toured in the late 1920s as a music-hall comedian and wrote plays, following in the footsteps of his parents, who were entertainers. After studying engineering at London University from 1924 to 1927, he took an apprenticeship in engineering at the Edison Swan Electric Company. When the company became part of Associated Electrical Industries, he worked in its advertising department and wrote avant-garde plays in his spare time. By 1937 he was the director of a London ad agency. He later resigned and moved to Paris where he dedicated himself to writing.

In 1936, his first novel, The Dark Frontier, appeared and followed by another five by 1940, as well as working as script consultant for Alexander Korda. During World War II he joined first the artillery and was then later posted to a combat photographic unit. He served in Italy as assistant director of army cinematography and during this period, wrote and produced nearly one hundred training and propaganda films. After the war Ambler was screenwriter for the Rank organization and starting from 1951 he published a number of novels with Charles Rodda under the pseudonym Eliot Reed.

Several of his novels were made into films, including A Coffin for Dimitrios in 1944, Journey into Fear in 1942, and Topkapi in 1964. Ambler also wrote screenplays, including those for The Cruel Sea in 1953 and The Guns of Navarone in 1961. In the 1960s he moved to Hollywood and was responsible for the TV shows Checkmate and The Most Deadly Game.

Ambler received the Gold Dagger in 1959 for Passage of Arms, in 1967 for Dirty Story and in 1972 for The Levanter. He also received the Diamond Dagger in 1986 plus an Edgar in 1964 for The Light of Day and was nominated Grand Master in 1975. Ambler was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1981, and received other literary awards in France and Sweden. He died in London in October 1998. Ambler published 23 no



Featured Books

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
Paperback: $10.25
Little Women
Alcott, Louisa May
Hardback: $17.99
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry
Clark, Mary Higgins
Electronic book text:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.