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TO CATCH A SPY BY: ERIC AMBLER

TO CATCH A SPY BY: ERIC AMBLER

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FEATURES:  TO CATCH A SPY  BY: ERIC AMBLER
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A) CONDITION BOOK: GOOD - HARD BOUND
B) CONDITION DUST JACKET: GOOD - NOT PRICE CLIPPED [$16.00]
C) FIRST UK EDITION - FIRST PRINTING - THE BODLEY HEAD 1964
D) NOTE: FAINT FOXXING ON HALF-TITLE SPINE OF DUST JACKET, SLIGHTLY DAMAGED.  COLLECTION OF STONES BY WELL KNOWN AUTHORS, IAN HENNING, GRAHAM GREENE, SOMERSET MAYHAM.  224 PAGES.
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BOOK GRADING CATEGORIES:
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About:
Russia branded George Michael Stevens a traitor and shortly thereafter it was announced he died of natural causes. Journalist Bill Johnson is assigned the task of finding out the truth about his "death", but the facts are elusive and lead him on an evasive hunt for the truth.
Eric Ambler began his writing career in the early 1930s, and quickly established a reputation as a thriller writer of extraordinary depth and originality. He is often credited as the inventor of the modern political thriller and John Le Carré once described him as 'the source on which we all draw.'

Ambler began his working life at an engineering firm, then as a copywriter at an advertising agency, while in his spare time he worked on his ambition to become a playwright. His first novel was published in 1936 and as his reputation as a novelist grew he turned to writing full time. During the war he was seconded to the Army Film Unit, where he wrote, among other projects, The Way Ahead with Peter Ustinov.

He moved to Hollywood in 1957 and during his eleven years there scripted some memorable films, including A Night to Remember and The Cruel Sea, which won him an Oscar nomination.

In a career spanning over sixty years, Eric Ambler wrote nineteen novels and was awarded the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for Passage of Arms in 1960. He was married to Joan Harrison, who wrote or co-wrote many of Alfred Hitchcock's screenplays - in fact Hitchcock organized their wedding. Eric Ambler died in London in October 1998.
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