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The bank of fear

David Ignatius

The bank of fear

by David Ignatius

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Published by Headline in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Ignatius.
The Physical Object
Pagination(320)p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210355M
ISBN 100747211574
OCLC/WorldCa31240300

  The bank of fear Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii Pages: David Reynolds Ignatius (born ) is an American journalist and is an associate editor and columnist for The Washington has written eleven novels, including Body of Lies, which director Ridley Scott adapted into a is a former adjunct lecturer at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and currently Senior Fellow to the Future of Diplomacy Nationality: American.

The Bank of Fear: A Novel View larger image. By: David Ignatius. Sign Up Now! Already a Member? This is a copyrighted book. Reviews. No Rating Yet Other Books. by David Ignatius; in Literature and Fiction; in Mystery and Thrillers; Book Quality. See open book quality issues. Tellson’s Bank by Temple Bar was an old-fashioned place, even in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty. It was very small, very dark, very ugly, very incommodious. It was an old-fashioned place, moreover, in the moral attribute that the partners in the House were proud of its smallness.

Suspenseful, compelling, and utterly believable, The Bank of Fear is unparalleled spy fiction in the best tradition of Graham Greene and John le CarrE—a twisting tale of the ruthless greed and money laundering behind today’s headlines. Behind the doors of a London investment firm lies a grisly five billion dollar secret that directly involves the Ruler of Iraq. When British financial.   State of Fear is centered around a plot by eco-terrorists to bring world attention to global warming by, you guessed it, blowing up half the world. Yes, the nonsensical plot that makes up the spine of this book leaves the rest of this skeletal narrative in the hands of a man we've rarely seen: Michael Crichton, political philosopher/5.


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The Bank of Fear is a compelling tale that continues to fascinate until the very end. Ignatius combines deep research into the role of money in international affairs with all-too-believable characters and a fast-moving plot.

When David Ignatius writes about secret offshore banks, it's wise to believe what he says/5(62). The Bank of Fear is your pretty standard spy-thriller novel, set mostly in London, and centered on Middle Eastern players and politics. There's lots and lots of money, murder, secrets, the usual.

There's lots and lots of money, murder, secrets, the usual/5. Suspenseful, compelling, and utterly believable, The Bank of Fear is unparalleled spy fiction in the best tradition of Graham Greene and John le Carré—a twisting tale of the ruthless greed and money laundering behind today’s headlines.

Behind the doors of a London investment firm lies a grisly five billion dollar secret that directly involves the Ruler of Iraq/5(61). Bank of Fear Is this book REALLY by Ignatius.

Is he outsourcing or co-authoring because he's too busy doing Washington Post columns or has he had a breakdown. I've been huge fan through all of his books, but this is preposterous/5(27).  This book is the third (after Siro,and Agents of Influence, ) in Ignatius's cycle on America and the Middle East.

A read-in-one-sitting thriller with a philosophical streak, it's also a modern-day Robin Hood story in which Maid Marian fights and Robin Hood has his political consciousness raised. The Bank of Fear will keep you up late." -- Ken Auletta "A superb page-turner of the post-Cold War world-of greed, computers, money laundering, and, of course, the old standby, the CIA.

Ignatius proves that the international thriller, with real villains, is alive and well in the New World Disorder."/5(). The Bank of Fear “Sizzling engrossing all the way.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review Hit men stalk computer analyst Lina Alwen and financial investigator Sam Hoffman in pursuit of the knowledge the pair may have regarding a late Iraqi dictator’s billions.

The first thing to mention about Bank of Fear is that it was written back in and has now been republished. This wouldn't be a problem except that the plot is centred around the Iraqi ex-pat community in London in the mid's and follows events just prior to and immediately after the fictional assassination of Saddam Hussein/5(7).

The amazing gift of this book about fear is that it helps us not to feel needlessly afraid. His gift for men, too, and for people in business, is the knowledge to support your instinct. Countless dreadful things have happened in business environments, which could have been prevented if decision-makers had not rationalised their concerns or dismissed concerns flagged up by colleagues/5(K).

The bank of fear by David Ignatius. Published by G.K. Hall, Chivers Press in Thorndike, Me, Bath, Avon, England. Written in EnglishPages: The Bank of Fear Book Summary and Study Guide. David Ignatius Booklist David Ignatius Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Bank of Fear; In London England, Sam Hoffman is an financial investigator for hire, but don't call him a spy.

That's what his alcoholic father did for the CIA and he wants no part of that lifestyle. Buy a cheap copy of The Bank of Fear book by David Ignatius. After an Iraqi dictator's assassination, killers pursue Lina Alwen because they think she knows where billions are stashed in Swiss banks, forcing Lina to seek the Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of /5(4).

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Hall ; Bath.The Bank of Fear | Hit men stalk computer analyst Lina Alwen and financial investigator Sam Hoffman in pursuit of the knowledge the pair may have regarding a late Iraqi dictator's billions.

From London to Switzerland, and from Baghdad to the mysterious corners of the just-budding Internet, this spy thriller covers the map to uncover a world of : W.

W. Norton & Company.Involved are "the Ruler" of Iraq (obviously, a stand-in for Saddam Hussein), a network of secret offshore banks, a dissolute Saudi prince, a venerable Washington establishment lawyer, and, eventually, Sam's own father.

The Bank of Fear is a compelling tale that continues to fascinate until the very end/5(51).