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Doctor Frigo

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Published by Antheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Intelligence officers -- Fiction.,
    • Central America -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Ambler
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6001.M48 D63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3791047M
      ISBN 100689706170
      LC Control Number81070068
      OCLC/WorldCa8555618

      Share this:. Harrison died in in London. He ended the war as a Lieutenant-Colonel and assistant director of the army film unit. Sales tax is required if you live in Minnesota. Brought into yet another plot to overthrow the country, Castillo reluctantly finds himself accompanying yet another would-be dictator into power. Born in Hungary, which eventually became a part of Yugoslavia, after the national frontiers were redrawn, Josef eventually relocated to Britain.

      Frigo which means frozen meat assumes an uncommitted, spectator stance after the assassination of his father was he a real liberator or just an opportunist? Shipping and handling This item will ship to Germany, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Shelves: literature-britishth-century What at first appears to be a rare Ambler thriller that does not work quickly regains its footing and becomes a rather impressive insight into what motivates, and doesn't motivate, men surrounded with the temptations of power. His love for entertainment proved too strong and he eventually went back to his roots, spending more time writing plays than actually pursuing engineering jobs. But fate intervenes.

      He is known as Dr Frigo because he is, outwardly at least, a cold and unemotional person, and frigo is colloquial French for refrigerator. Ebay's acceptable I've also divided into Fair acceptable and Poor complete with no loose pages. He was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in Brought into yet another plot to overthrow the country, Castillo reluctantly finds himself accompanying yet another would-be dictator into power. Timely to read it now in


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After he completed his University degree, Eric Ambler served as a trainee in one the local engineering companies. Learn more- opens in a new window or tab Change country: There are 1 items available.

Here, Ambler has once more turned to a bit of political moralizing, which he had let escape from his works in the s. While seated next to the beach, Josef had left his camera on a chair, and a person, who was seated next to him took it accidentally and left his camera behind; a similar camera to the one the protagonist had in his possession.

I have read a lot worse in novels deemed to be masterpieces. Recommendations Every 2 weeks we send out an e-mail with Book Recommendations. He quickly realizes that someone at his hotel must have exchanged cameras with him and that person is probably the real spy.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Shelves: literature-britishth-century What at first appears to be a rare Ambler thriller that does not work quickly regains its footing and becomes a rather impressive insight into what motivates, and doesn't motivate, men surrounded with the temptations of power.

Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. He wrote the screenplay for A Night to Remember about the sinking of the Titanicalong with many other screenplays, particularly those concerning stories and adventures at sea.

ISBN 13: 9780297768487

Thus we have a parapolitical thriller in which Ambler is only too aware of the pragmatic complexity of a submerged part of the world where the returns are great for a few--but then no ""government can do things for people without doing things to them.

World War II is about to begin, and the Nazis are more than determined to ensure that Graham does not hand the classified armaments information to Britain.

He went into the army and found a place in the photography department of the British Forces. In the yearthe novel was made into a feature film. Postage and packaging The seller hasn't specified a postage method to Germany. A coffin for Dimitrios was published in the yeara time when the German republic declared war on Poland.

Apart from being an author, Ambler also worked as a screenwriter. The buyer is responsible for return postage costs.

The movie features a number of differences with the novels but Eric Ambler never suggested that the alterations bothered him. Not a thing.

After resigning he moved to Paris, where he met and married Louise Crombie, an American fashion correspondent. Eric Ambler — was a master of English prose, underestimated perhaps because of the genre in which he wrote: the spy thriller. Please Note The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it.

Both parents also worked as music hall artists. Eric Ambler was born into a family of entertainers and in his early years helped out as a puppeteer.

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Brought into yet another plot to overthrow the country, Castillo reluctantly finds himself accompanying yet another would-be dictator into power. Burnt-out cases is a deliberately chosen term since this new novel takes place in Graham Greene-land--one of those desolate little Central American coffee republics where even the palm trees are ""like tired, untidy women.

Dr Frigo, who is charged with looking after him, discovers that Villegas, far from having been an ally of his father, is the one responsible for having assassinated him. To all the Ash fans great news — a fifth one has just been released.

Pub Date: Sept. Fortunately enough, Graham is not injured at all. Writing career[ edit ] Ambler's best known works are probably The Mask of Dimitrios published in the US under the title A Coffin for Dimitrioswhich was made into a film inand The Light of Dayfilmed in as Topkapi.

He eventually found it exceedingly hard to obtain a valid Yugoslavian or Hungarian passport. Eric Ambler was an influential author of thriller novels, especially spy novels.Apr 27,  · Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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A coup d'etat in a Caribbean state causes a political storm in the region and even the seemingly impassive and impersonal Doctor Castillo, nicknamed Doctor Frigo, cannot escape the consequences. As things heat up, Frigo finds that both his profession and life are horribly at risk. Eric.

Dr. Frigo is a change of scene for acclaimed spy thriller writer Eric Ambler, moving from the European theater to an equally intriguing Caribbean political stage.

Dr. Ernesto Castillo has shunned politics and shut himself off from the world since his father, a Central American leader, was assassinated years ago/5(3). Doctor Frigo Kindle Edition by Eric Ambler (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Eric Ambler.

Feb 01,  · You won't like atlasbowling.com you want to taste, touch, smell, see and hear evil from close range and move through fear to defeat it, Mr. Ambler's your atlasbowling.com Frigo was first published in by Antheneum, and is one of Mr.

Ambler's most psychologically nuanced works/5(2). Dr. Frigo is a change of scene for acclaimed spy thriller writer Eric Ambler, moving from the European theater to an equally intriguing Caribbean political stage.

Dr. Ernesto Castillo has shunned politics and shut himself off from the world since his father, a Central American leader, was assassinated years ago.