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The Glendower Legacy

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A good chase novel that moves up and down the East Coast like a roller coaster as the KGB and CIA try to figure out if George Washington was really a traitor.
Paperback, First U.S. Paperback Edition, 315 pages
Published August 1979 by Pocket Books (first published July 1978)
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Armin Hennig
Allzu durchsichtige, wenn auch brutale Story eines Hitchcockfans mit einer unüberwindlichen Schwäche für nervige Blondinen. Leider bleibt der Aufhänger, die aufregende Geschichte von Washingtons Verrat total unterbelichtet, gemäß dem Motto, dass nicht sein kann, was nicht sein darf...
Robert
This well written spy thriller is an easy read, with interesting characters, amusing situations and good action sequences. Unfortunately, the plot is pretty lame, with an implausible premise, questionable motivations and numerous plot holes and improbable situations. I am not sorry I read it, but I won't read any more of this author's books. Which is a shame, because he published quite a few and I did like his writing style.
Catherine Hurst
A great plot and very attention-grabbing from beginning to end--especially if you're interested in Boston/Cambridge, American history, and thrillers! However, I downgraded my rating due to the style--which seems very dated to me. The book was published in 1978, and the dialogue (which includes a small but annoying selection of racist, agist, and sexist asides) badly needs updating. It also smacks a bit too much of the James Bond/Cold War popular culture of the time....with a little Get Smart thr ...more
Anne Thorpe
Not bad, interesting premise.
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Thomas Eugene Gifford was a best-selling American author of thriller novels. He gained international fame with the suspense novel The Wind Chill Factor and later with the Vatican-based thriller The Assassini.

After graduating from Harvard he moved to the Twin Cities, MN where he and his wife, Kari Sandven, had two children (Thomas Eaton, Rachel Claire). Divorced in 1969, he went on to marry Camill
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