Spanning the globe and full of heart-stopping action, The Brotherhood of the Rose is an astonishing novel of fierce loyalty and violent betrayal, of murders planned and coolly executed, of revenge bitterly, urgently desired. You've got a glut of hacks angling for your attention now, but very few pioneers. It's deeper than your average action story, giving you a lot to chew on beyond the story itself. It moves along at a very fast pace with plenty of action.
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Likewise, this book pulls me through a rocky adventure. This is one of the greatest spy novels I read.
It is very dated, the characters are pretty flat, and the plot isn't that interesting. It's been rosse long time since I read this, but a friend's review brought it to mind.
The Brotherhood of the Rose
I haven't read any spy novels before this but Its the same methodology William Goldman used with his invention of the hypothetical shadow-agency called 'the Division'; Forsyth explored with 'Die Spinne' and which Trevanian employed with his mysterious 'C-II' outfit. Nothing formidable had appeared for a while.
Nov 05, Patrice Hoffman rated it really liked it. And while the novel is full of thrilling action, it is the relationship between Chris, Saul, and Elliot that hhe the plot.
Because of its time setting it was kind of fun to watch them gain information through dictionaries, encyclopedias and fold out maps.
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Saul and Chris avoid all sorts of troubles as they unravel an international plot against them and combat the international forces arrayed against them.
David Morrell is an old hand at deftly keeping the plot from faltering. I love almost anything by David Morrell.
Read it Forward Read it first. Brotherhood of the Rose. As long as there are nations; as long as the world has finite resources of rosw and crops and timber and fisheries--spies and spy agencies will always be in motion behind the headlines. Eliot is I'm really glad I reread this. I'm happy to be dragged along. Lists with This Book. He breathed life back into the body.
This is the poster child Sep 05, Michele Harrod rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Jun 30, Pages Buy. It's pretty old but all the best books are. It's smart, fast-paced, and just a great introduction to the character of Saul, The character the even today I believe would make a brotherhood hero for the big screen.
Suggestions from Eliot are the same as commands. This book emerged at the perfect moment for him to break through into the next level of his career. My search words were Baby Ruth and orphanage.
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I suggest anyone who's looking for a good read to pick this up. Jul 22, Kittie rated it it was amazing. Betrayals begat betrayals and soon all that they think they believe in is suddenly nothing more than an enigma of deception.
So it comes as a shock when he decides to kill them.