Pantheon (Paperback)Sam Bourne (author)
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The darkest secrets of World War II... finally revealed. The number one bestseller returns with his most explosive book to date.
Europe is ablaze. America is undecided about joining the fight against Nazism. And James Zennor, a brilliant, troubled, young Oxford don is horrified. He returns one morning from rowing to discover that his wife has disappeared with their young son, leaving only a note declaring her continuing love.
A frantic search through wartime England leads James across the Atlantic and to one of America's greatest universities, its elite clubs and secret societies - right to the heart of the American establishment. And in his hunt for his family, James unearths one of the darkest and deadliest secrets of a world at war...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
***** `Shifting his focus from hi-tech present day conspiracies to a very dark chapter of the second world war, Bourne has proved he can more than rub shoulders with the likes of John Le Carre and Robert Harris.' Mirror
`Pantheon is a propulsive, satisfying novel which burns with moral indignation, earning Bourne his place at the thriller-writers' high table.' Guardian
`Ingeniously constructed ... a page-turner which maintains the tension' Observer
`An intelligent thriller with a vividly drawn wartime atmosphere' Independent
`A compelling story that combines the personal traumas of war, its headline dramas and the tragic tension that can arise between them. A disturbing delight.' A D Miller, author of SNOWDROPS
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Well researched historical thriller weaving fact and fiction nicely into a compelling read. I like a fiction work that educates without being didactic and I feel the author does this well. For example the debate among... More
“A good read, but not his best.”
Having read other books by Sam Bourne, I was expecting a bit more from this one. It took a while to get into the book, but once I did, I found the storyline was interesting and kept me reading to the end.
“Worth A Read”
This was the first book I've read by Sam Bourne and I would read others by him now. I like historical thrillers and this kept me interested. I particularly enjoyed finding out about the main character as he found... More
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