A Matter of Honor

A Matter of Honor

Book - 1986
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Two letters that are Adam Scott's bequest from his father lead him to a priceless fourteenth-century icon and make him a hunted man threatened by secrets linked to the Nazis and to the last days of Tsarist Russia.
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, c1986.
ISBN: 9780340393659
Branch Call Number: ARCHE
Characteristics: 350 p. ; 24 cm.


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Oct 29, 2017

Loved this thriller and all of Archer's book

JCLJaredH May 23, 2013

This story is your classic spy thriller with a chase through Cold War Europe. It has a slow start for sure, but once the chase begins, it goes full-throttle. You probably have seen the story mechanics before: non-spy hero framed for crime he didn't commit; hero doesn't know who to trust; hero is underestimated by enemies; secret that can change the world, etc. Despite this, there is a freshness to these ideas for all that is was written in 1986. Adam Scott, while too good to be true at times, is still a likeable hero that you can't help but root for. You won't find anything new here, but that is alright. This story is for entertainment, pure and simple.

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