Sunday, February 14, 2016
All the Old Knives / Olen Steinhauer / 294 pages
This is a most intriguing spy novel that keeps you guessing to the very last page. The twists and turns in the plot, as well as the first person narration and voice overs by lead protagonists, ensure reader engagement and ownership of a solution. Who betrayed the CIA office in Vienna causing the deaths of over one hundred people held hostage on board an aircraft? Six years after the fact the key players - Henry, Bill and Celia, arrive at closure with some astounding revelations.