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Joseph Kanon

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Average rating: 3.64 · 11,926 ratings · 1,748 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
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" The easy one first: no difference between US and UK publishing, at least from the author's perspective. I've worked in both. They may have different m ...more "
Joseph Kanon made a comment in the group Espionage Fiction Panelchoosing a historical period topic
" I suppose it's glib to say the period chose me, but it sometimes feels that way. I wrote Los Alamos because I wanted to know more about the lives of t ...more "
Joseph Kanon made a comment in the group Espionage Fiction PanelInfluences topic
" Deep bow and thanks to Francine for the kind words. And so glad you mentioned Ambler, who is not read as much these days as he should be and who speak ...more "
Joseph Kanon made a comment in the group Espionage Fiction PanelFuture of the Genre topic
" Agree with both Mischa and Francine. Character is central to the success of these kinds of stories and it's much easier to explore that with the persp ...more "
Joseph Kanon made a comment in the group Espionage Fiction PanelResearch topic
" Outline: never (maybe I should). I like to see where the material takes me. Of course, in this genre, at some point you have to decide what the end wi ...more "
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“You know the sultans used to light their garden parties with turtles? They'd put candles on their backs and let them wander around. Hundreds of them.”
Joseph Kanon, Istanbul Passage

“Life is like that, don’t you think? Mostly bad choices. All you can do is keep your balance between them.”
Joseph Kanon, Istanbul Passage: A Novel

“Durak,” he said, spitting it. When”
Joseph Kanon, Istanbul Passage: A Novel

73960 Espionage Fiction Panel — 170 members — last activity Jun 22, 2015 01:17AM
Join us on Monday, August 13, 2012 for a special day-long discussion of espionage fiction. On Monday, August 13, our panel of acclaimed authors will a ...more



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