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Passage of Arms By Eric Ambler

Passage of Arms by Eric Ambler

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Passage of Arms by Eric Ambler

'The man who lit the way for us all' Len Deighton

An Indian clerk, Girija Krishnan, sees the opportunity of his lifetime when he stumbles on an abandoned cache of arms hidden in the Malayan jungle. If he can sell the weapons, he will be able to achieve his lifelong dream of owning a bus company - although the penalty for gun-running is death. Soon his decision becomes the catalyst for a chain of events involving an entrepreneurial Chinese family, a corrupt Colonel and, finally, a naive couple of American tourists who find themselves horribly out of their depth.

Passage of Arms Reviews

The source on which we all draw -- John le Carre
Unquestionably our best thriller writer -- Graham Greene
Mr. Ambler is phenomenal -- Alfred Hitchcock
A taut and extraordinary piece of writing * Sunday Times *
Ambler is, quite simply, the best * The New Yorker *

About Eric Ambler

Eric Ambler (1909-98) was born in London to parents who were part-time entertainers. He studied engineering but left college without taking a degree and became a copywriter in the advertising industry. Between 1937 and 1940, he published his great anti-fascist spy thrillers: Uncommon Danger, Epitaph for a Spy, Cause for Alarm, The Mask of Dimitrios, and Journey into Fear. In 1940, he joined the Royal Artillery and was later transferred to the army film unit. After the war he worked as a screenwriter in England and Hollywood and married his second wife, a leading Hollywood producer. Ambler's post-war novels include Passage of Arms, The Light of Day and A Kind of Anger, and his profound influence on the genre has been acknowledged by writers including Graham Greene, Ian Fleming and John le Carre.

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Passage of Arms by Eric Ambler
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