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Malko meets a beautiful woman at a benefit dinner at Monaco who wants him to kill her husband’s mistress in exchange for information about the racket of Russian spies her husband runs in American circles. Malko hesitates to kill someone in cold blood, especially a beautiful woman going against his playboy traits, but this is a very ludicrous offer and difficult to turn down.
What makes this book stand out?
The intriguing web spun by dangerous assassins and jealous lovers.
Read it for
Malko’s imminent dilemma between two necessary evils – as he cannot choose which will be the greater crime to commit.
Don't read it for
The novel, as a spy-based one, is sometimes too linear in its narrative.