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The Cairo affair

Olen Steinhauer

The Cairo affair

by Olen Steinhauer

  • 58 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder,
  • Diplomats,
  • Investigation,
  • Adultery,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOlen Steinhauer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.T4764 C35 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408 pages
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26920682M
    ISBN 101250036135
    ISBN 109781250036131, 9781250036148
    LC Control Number2013033452
    OCLC/WorldCa857897892

      The Cairo Affair (eBook): Steinhauer, Olen: "Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, Emmett, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer is a very good espionage novel set in Cairo, Egypt during the Arab Spring that led to the overthrow of Mubarak. The story is primarily about a couple who had been stationed at the U.S. embassy in Cairo a few years earlier/5(30).

    Olen Steinhauer (born J ) is an American writer of spy fiction novels, including The Tourist, the Milo Weaver series, and the Yalta Boulevard auer also created the TV series Berlin Station, focused on a fictional Central Intelligence Agency branch Alma mater: Emerson College. Editions for The Cairo Affair: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (K.

    As these players converge in Cairo in the New York Times bestseller, The Cairo Affair, Olen Steinhauer's masterful manipulations slowly unveil a portrait of a marriage, a jigsaw puzzle of loyalty and betrayal, against a dangerous world of political games where allegiances are never clear and outcomes are never guaranteed. Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. But his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly.


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The Cairo Affair is reminiscent of the Cold War espionage novels by John le Carré and Len Deighton, instead establishing a more modern setting of Northern Africa and the political gamesmanship of the Muslim world/5. “The Cairo Affair is the espionage novel at its best, packed with betrayals, double-crosses, hidden agendas, moral conflicts, international relations, and /5(18).

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“The Cairo Affair is the espionage novel at its best, packed with betrayals, double-crosses, hidden agendas, moral conflicts, international relations, and even a delectable double-entendre of a title.”.

Olen Steinhauer, best known for his Milo Weaver series, has written “The Cairo Affair,” a stand-alone novel with relevance to the Arab Spring. The Cairo Affair is a well plotted spy thriller that has plenty of twists and turns. The narrative does jump around so the reader needs to concentrate but it's well worth the investment.

It's also an interesting take on the Arab Spring revolutions and fans of Le Carre and Cummings should enjoy this/5(). The Cairo Affair is the ninth of Olen Steinhauer’s ten spy novels.

He began his career with a brilliant five-book cycle of thrillers set in a fictional Eastern European country that artfully portrayed a society under Communism, with one novel for each of the five decades starting with the s.

(You can find reviews of all five on this blog.)/5. The Cairo Affair is an elegant, elaborate clockwork of mystery and deception that should draw readers in and keep them on tenterhooks as they try to figure out what is really making it all tick. But “The Cairo Affair” is written in the tight space between WikiLeaks revelations and Arab Spring headlines, and it jumps wildly around in order to make the plot work — back 20 years here, a Author: James Mcbride.

Now comes The Cairo Affair, as intricate a novel of espionage and multi-pronged betrayal as ever exercised a reader’s powers of analysis. Here the action takes place chiefly in the Middle East during the Arab Spring ofwith tentacles of plot reaching back twenty years to the commission of a sordid and violent act during the Bosnian : Katherine A.

Powers. The Cairo Affair Olen Steinhauer has penned a high-stakes international thriller that expertly blends dubious government behavior with memorable Author: Erik Spanberg. The Milo Weaver trilogy was good - but played out two books ago.

In The Cairo Affair Steinhauer is working with a new, fresh cast of characters. When an American diplomat is murdered in front of his wife in Budapest, just after she confessed to an affair with one of his colleagues in Cairo, it reveals an intricate web of alliances, murder and /5(20).

The Cairo Affair (Book): Steinhauer, Olen: "Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, Emmett, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed.

Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. Find books like The Cairo Affair from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Cairo Affair also liked: The Trinity Six. In the new novel by the well-traveled Steinhauer (An American Spy,etc.), the death of an American diplomat in Hungary sets wheels spinning across North Kohl hasn’t been the best of wives.

But when her husband, Emmett, is shot in a Budapest restaurant, her reaction is swift and visceral. The Cairo Affair is an important bookmark in espionage fiction.

In this 21st Century, post world, Steinhauer (along with le Carré) is the goto fiction writer to understand the nuances of private-contract espionage, post-Soviet global realignments, and the moral failings of a waning American empire (all with a non-US-centric outlook on espionage and foreign policy).

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