coffin for Dimitrios

by Eric Ambler

Publisher: Vintage Books in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Balkan Peninsula

Subjects:

  • Novelists -- Fiction.,
  • British -- Balkan Peninsula -- Fiction.,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementEric Ambler.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6001.M48 C64 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3943940M
ISBN 100375726713
LC Control Number2001025864

Eric Ambler A COFFIN FOR DIMITRIOS Franklin Library 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Franklin Library Fine, accented in 22kt gold gilt decoration all edge gilt, hubbed spines. No book plates or owner markings a pristine Rating: % positive. Hoping that the career of the notorious Dimitrios, whose body has been identified in an Istanbul morgue, will inspire a plot for his next novel, Latimer soon finds himself caught up in a shadowy web of assassination, espionage, drugs, and the Trade Paperback edition.   Read "A Coffin for Dimitrios" by Eric Ambler available from Rakuten Kobo. The classic story of an ordinary man seemingly out of his depth, this is Ambler's most widely acclaimed novel, "one of t /5. University of California, San Diego, The sixth volume issued by The Mystery Library, a rather short-lived s project of the University Extension, University of California, San Diego. This classic spy-thriller, Ambler's fourth novel, was orig.

Eric Ambler, born years ago next month, mastered as a young man a genre still in its infancy. Joseph Conrad’s “The Secret Agent” () and John Buchan’s “The Thirty-Nine Steps. "A Coffin for Dimitrios" is the story of a manhunt with a difference. The infamous Dimitrios Makopoulous is a criminal of the worst order. He has everything from theft to murder in his list of accomplishments. But sinister as he is, it is impossible to catch him. Then suddenly he turns up - /5(). A Coffin for Dimitrios is one of the most effective books I've read at showing that people who do dirty work as their life understand how to live in that world and don't bother to explain their competence to other people. This made the last sections of the book a bit disconcerting for me, I think because they didn't follow the tropes I was.   Hoping that the career of the notorious Dimitrios, whose body has been identified in an Istanbul morgue, will inspire a plot for his next .

  ''A Coffin for Dimitrios'' has even been called prophetic. Robert D. Kaplan, the author of ''Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History,'' wrote in The New York Times Book Review in , that for Author: Eric Pace. A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. The book is known in the US as A coffin for hed in it describes the search for the identity of a spy, across Turkey, Yugoslavia and Greece. Download PDF A Coffin For Dimitrios A book full free. A Coffin For Dimitrios A available for download and read online in other formats.

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A Coffin for Dimitrios, originally published in England in under the title of A Mask for Dimitrios, is considered his most classic work.

The quarrelsome Balkans provided ample material for mystery writers in the period between the two world wars, much as the cold war provided background for John Le Carré and turmoil in the Middle East Cited by: 2.

Id heard that 'The Mask of Dimitrios' () (aka 'A Coffin for Dimitrios') was one of his very best. Charles Latimer, an English crime novelist, is in Istanbul where he meets Colonel Haki of the Turkish secret police/5. A Coffin for Dimitrios (Charles Latimer Book 1) - Kindle edition by Ambler, Eric.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Coffin for Dimitrios (Charles Latimer Book 1)/5(). A Coffin for Dimitrios Summary & Study Guide Eric Ambler This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Coffin for Dimitrios.

About A Coffin for Coffin for Dimitrios book. The classic story of an ordinary man seemingly out of his depth, this is Ambler’s most widely acclaimed novel, “one of the masterpieces of the genre” (The New York Times Book Review).A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers.

The Mask of Dimitrios is a American film noir directed by Jean Negulesco and written by Frank Gruber, based on the novel of the same name written by Eric Ambler (in the United States, it was published as A Coffin for Dimitrios).

The film features Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott (as Dimitrios Makropoulos), Faye Emerson and Peter was the first film for Music by: Adolph Deutsch.

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It is a statement of his habitual emotional attitude; the attitude which his desires need for their fulfilment and which his fears demand for their protection from prying eyes/5(4).

The Mask of Dimitrios is a novel by Eric Ambler. In the United States it was published as A Coffin for Dimitrios. It has been adapted as a radio play and made into a feature-length film, The Mask of Dimitrios. References This article about an adventure novel of the Author: Eric Ambler.

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A Coffin for Dimitrios is a novel of obsession, first of the protagonist, Charles Latimer, and finally of the is a novel of a search as Latimer travels around the eastern Mediterranean.

Buy A Coffin for Dimitrios by Ambler, Eric (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Eric Ambler (–) graduated from London University and established himself as a writer with five classic novels of intrigue published between and Background to Danger, Epitaph for a Spy, Cause for Alarm, A Coffin for Dimitrios, and Journey into World War II he served in the British Army and was discharged as a 4/5.

Supposedly, Ambler is responsible for the "modern" spy thriller. If so, he did it well, but the genre devolved after him.

A Coffin for Dimitrios is a superb book whether it is classified a mystery, thriller, or by: 2. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Spy stories Thrillers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ambler, Eric, Coffin for Dimitrios.

A Coffin for Dimitrios Book Summary and Study Guide. Eric Ambler Booklist Eric Ambler Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Coffin for Dimitrios; Charles Latimer is a mild, agreeable, former British professor who left academia to become a modestly successful writer of detective stories.

While vacationing in Turkey in the 's, he. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler. A Coffin for Dimitrios is a spy novel by [ ]. Editions for The Mask of Dimitrios: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Kindle Edition published Cited by: 2. A Coffin for Dimitrios (Charles Latimer series) by Eric Ambler.

The classic story of an ordinary man seemingly out of his depth, this is Ambler's most widely acclaimed novel, "one of the masterpieces of the genre" (The New York Times Book Review). A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of.

Get this from a library. A coffin for Dimitrios. [Eric Ambler] -- Krimi. Via forfatteren og detektiven Latimer tegnes gradvist et portræt af den afdøde titelperson, Dimitrios, fra en død krop i et lighus i Istanbul til illegal våbenhandel i Balkan og.

The Paperback of the A Coffin for Dimitrios (Charles Latimer Series #1) by Eric Ambler at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(17). The film, "The Mask of Dimitrios" runs pretty close to the book and I couldn't imagine better actors than Peter Lorre, Sidney Greenstreet and Zachary Scott to play the characters as originally written by the author.

The genre doesn't exist separate from the author and 'A Coffin for Dimitrios' is one of his greatest works. 17 people found. On to A Coffin for Dimitrios. During the pre-World War II era, it was common for ordinary citizens to be pressed into espionage activities, whether knowingly or not.

Many people rate A Coffin for Dimitrios to be the greatest novel built around that theme. Almost everyone agrees that it is Mr. Ambler's best novel/5(). A pivotal novel in the thriller fiction genre, and a remarkable work of existentialist literature, A Coffin for Dimitrios blends politics, espionage, banking, and the underworld together to show how all of those factors are essential to the foundations of modern society.

Unfortunately, society seems to require “enforcers” like Dimitrios. A Coffin for Dimitrios - Ebook written by Eric Ambler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Coffin for Dimitrios.4/5(7).

Eric Ambler, A Coffin For Dimitrios, Vintage Books, October ; ISBN: - pages. Until recently, the name Eric Ambler meant about as much to me as it probably did to most people. He was just a spy novelist from the s and '50s who had lapsed into obscurity.

Buy A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(3). “To the master from one of his disciples,” read a cable from Graham Greene to the author of A Coffin for Dimitrios, in acknowledgment of the latter’s influence not only on Greene’s own literary achievement, but also on the development of the international novel of intrigue.

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For a deeper examination, I recommend Ron's review. I will add: Ambler is the grandfather of the psychological espionage novel, according to no less than Alan Furst, the 4/5(1). Thomas Jones on Eric Ambler, a consummate thriller writer whose scrutiny of the links between big business and bad governments is all too relevant today.

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