A Long Way to Shiloh by Lionel Davidson

By Lionel Davidson

Casper Laing, the younger, fiery and great Professor of Semitic Languages, is requested to decipher an historical parchment present in Israel. Piecing jointly its mysterious fragments, his translation quickly finds instructions to a shrouded place. Believed to be the key hiding position of the genuine Menorah, an historic and helpful Jewish candelabrum, the Jordanians and Israelis commence a frantic race to say the prize. Surrounded via violent and treacherous competitors, Casper is enjoined on a perilous experience deep into the burning Negev desolate tract. far to Shiloh (1966), Lionel Davidson's 3rd novel, used to be a publication Society selection and gained the Crime Writers' organization Gold Dagger Award in addition to the Crime Critics' Award for top mystery of the 12 months. released within the united states because the Menorah males, it was once a no. 1 bestseller on each side of the Atlantic. It additional cemented his recognition as one of many pre-eminent style writers of his new release, and used to be defined via the dad or mum as 'first-rate' and via the recent York occasions as 'a supple have fun with which studying, wit and magnificence are fantastically integrated.'

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As always, Katherine felt her pulse rate start to climb. Strangest commute on earth. Steeling herself for the journey, Katherine Solomon glanced at her watch as she stepped into the void. Tonight, however, a troubled thought followed her inside. Where is Peter? S. Capitol Complex for over a decade. A burly, square-chested man with a chiseled face and red hair, he kept his hair cropped in a buzz cut, giving him an air of military authority. He wore a visible sidearm as a warning to anyone foolish enough to question the extent of his authority.

Hidden somewhere in this building.

Sato challenged. Anderson saw Langdon bristle. The professor now took a more aggressive tone. “No, sir. ” Anderson winced. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Robert Langdon had just made a very costly mistake in dealing with Director Sato. Incredibly, Anderson now realized it was too late. To his astonishment, Director Sato had just appeared on the far side of the Rotunda, and was approaching fast behind Langdon. Sato is in the building! Anderson held his breath and braced for impact. Langdon has no idea. The director’s dark form drew closer, phone held to ear, black eyes locked like two lasers on Langdon’s back.

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