"...entertaining and up to date. "
Gabriel Allon, Israeli spy and highly talented art restorer, is busy in Italy restoring a renaissance masterpiece and enjoying his honeymoon with his new wife, Chiara. He is not allowed to enjoy the peace for long as the actions of his enemy, Ivan Kharkov, mean that those people who helped him in his last case are in extreme danger. He is dragged back into the fast and dangerous world of espionage and international intrigue. The action spans the world from a wilderness of the United States, to Italy, to London, to the bankers of Switzerland and, not least, the frozen wastes of Russia.
Unspeakable cruelty, amazing skills, true bravery and fast action are all part of the exciting story which builds up to a satisfying finale.