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The Eiger sanction

a novel

by Trevanian.

  • 255 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Eiger (Switzerland),
  • Long Island (N.Y.),
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Assassins -- Fiction.,
    • Art teachers -- Fiction.,
    • Mountaineers -- Fiction.,
    • Americans -- Switzerland -- Fiction.,
    • Eiger (Switzerland) -- Fiction.,
    • Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTrevanian.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.R44 E5 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p. ;
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3300794M
      ISBN 101400098025
      LC Control Number2004030112
      OCLC/WorldCa57414618

      Trevanian is the pen name of Rodney Whitaker, an American-born genius and academic who turned to writing extraordinary best sellers in the s. His first book, The Eiger Sanction, an intelligent, 'serious' adventure spoof, became one of the first international best sellers of modern times. Apr 12,  · The other day I was riding the train home. As usual I was reading a book, and the guy standing next to me got excited when he noticed it was The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian. “Hey what do you think?,” said train guy. I looked at him and took a deep breath before I responded. Continuity mistake: At the Zurich sanction when Jonathan kicks the killer out of the window, just before he kicks him, look at the window. This window has two panes of glass that open outward, with the latch in the middle, but a view from the outside shows that it's a single window with one pane of glass in it, not big enough for two memoriesbythesmile.com: George Kennedy, Jack Cassidy, Vonetta Mcgee. Jan 22,  · Listen to Eiger Sanction audiobook by Trevanian. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!


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This is NOT a review of the book, The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian -- though some of the other reviews crack me up, in that they seem to fail to realize that Trevanian (Rodney Whitaker) was writing satires of espionage novels.

Anyway, this is a review of the Audio CD audiobook memoriesbythesmile.com by: 2. The Eiger Sanction is an early 70s thriller which tries to chase some of that James Bond money.

Although there are some entertaining parts and a germ of a good story, it really is dated, poorly written, and kinda racist and misogynistic/5.

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How perfect, then, to be offered a gig, called a "sanction," in the euphemistic bureaucratic government speak of CII/5. The Eiger Sanction is a American thriller film directed by and starring Clint memoriesbythesmile.com on the novel The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian, the film is about an art history professor, mountain climber and former assassin once employed by a secret United States government agency who is blackmailed into returning to his deadly profession and do one more "sanction", a euphemism for memoriesbythesmile.com by: John Williams.

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May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Eiger Sanction book by Trevanian. Meet Johathan Hemlock, professor of art, world-renowned mountain climber -- and freelance assassin for the CII. Hemlock is sent to Switzerland on a mission to climb Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.

May 10,  · About The Eiger Sanction. Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber, and a mercenary, performing assassinations (i.e., sanctions) for money to augment his black-market art collection.

This book has a brilliant title which gave me interesting visions of what Jonathan Hemlock would be up to. The title and the previous novel The Eiger sanction were enticing enough to pick up a copy and read it.

This is a novel about the dark side of spy craft, it leaves nothing intact of the romanticized idea of spies in the UK, it is more than shady it is kind of awefull/5. The Eiger sanction. The Eiger sanction book Trevanian. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at memoriesbythesmile.com Trevanian wrote many bestselling novels in different genres, which received highly favorable critical reviews.

His first novel, published at the age of forty when he was teaching at the University of Texas, was The Eiger Sanction, a thriller that became a worldwide best memoriesbythesmile.com: Rodney William Whitaker, June 12. May 21,  · Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy.

Classical art professor and collector Dr. Jonathan Hemlock, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend/10(K). "The Eiger Sanction is a satire and they played it straight.

It The Eiger sanction book dumb" Whitaker was a scholar who decided to write a novel in a bestseller format as an academic exercise. It turned into a lucrative career. Shibumi, the tale of an assassin with mystical tendencies is the best of his five multi-million sellers but The Eiger Sanction is no slouch.

The Eiger Sanction film crew included very experienced mountaineers (e.g., John Cleare, Dougal Haston, and Hamish MacInnes, see Summit, 52, Spring ) as consultants, to ensure accuracy in the climbing footage, equipment and techniques.

The book Eiger, Wall of Death by Arthur Roth is an historical account of first ascents of the north memoriesbythesmile.comon: Canton of Bern, Switzerland. LibraryThing Review User Review - DaveWilde - LibraryThing. Trevanian (aka Rodney Whitaker) wrote the Eiger Sanction, which became a million-volume seller in the ’s and was followed by a major motion picture, as a spoof on the super-spy action genre which /5(8).

After “The Eiger Sanction,” Chic Scott continued to climb and guide, notably in the Mount Logan region. In the early s he began writing ski guidebooks, climbing and ski histories, and biographies.

He has lectured extensively on mountain themes. May 10,  · Read "The Eiger Sanction A Novel" by Trevanian available from Rakuten Kobo. Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is /5. Another famous book written by Trevanian is titled as ‘The Loo Sanction’. It was released by the Three Rivers publication in The lead character described in this book is Jonathan Hemlock.

At the beginning of the story, Jonathan Hemlock is shown as a mercenary and an art professor. Jan 01,  · The Eiger Sanction audiobook, by Trevanian In a renovated Gothic church on Long Island lives Jonathan Hemlock, an art professor and world-renowned mountain climber who finances his black-market art collection by working as a freelance assassin.

Now, Hemlock is being tricked into a hazardous assignment that involves an attempt to scale one 3/5. The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at memoriesbythesmile.com The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian, First Edition.

Sep 29,  · The writing is an absolute delight: witty dialogue, brilliant descriptions of the treacherous north face of the Eiger, and with an enjoyable streak of dark humour running throughout.

The Eiger Sanction is a thousand times better than the film it inspired, and a must-read for anyone who likes a bit of brain along with their thrills/5(14). Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Trevanian: Four Complete Novels: The book by Trevanian. With these four gripping novels, Trevanian has proven himself a master of suspense.

As he weaves his tales of death and danger, of action and mystery, he generates Free shipping over $/5(2). The Eiger Sanction Jonathan Hemlock Top results of your surfing The Eiger Sanction Jonathan Hemlock Start Download Portable Document Format (PDF) and E-books (Electronic Books) Free Online Rating News / is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader.

Dec 17,  · Rodney Whitaker, a writer best known by one of his many pen names, Trevanian, who was the only writer of airport paperbacks to be compared to Zola, Ian. Trevanian was the pen name of author Rodney William Whitaker (), who wrote in a variety of genres.

His first book, The Eiger Sanction, published inwent on to become a world-wide bestselling thriller and was later adapted into a film by Clint Eastwood. Trevanian's true identity was not revealed until MovieChat Forums > The Eiger Sanction () Discussion > Miles Mellough's Dog Miles Mellough's Dog posted 8 years ago by ms-zanadu 10 replies | jump to latest.

Please does anyone know what breed of dog that was in this movie. I was just curious to know of course. Thanks bartf-4 for that interesting bit of trivia from the book.

Trevanian (aka Rodney Whitaker) wrote the Eiger Sanction, which became a million-volume seller in the ’s and was followed by a major motion picture, as a spoof on the super-spy action genre which was very popular in the late 60’s/early 70’s/5(12).

Get this from a library. The Eiger sanction. [Trevanian.] -- Meet Jonathan Hemlock. He has a renovated Gothic church on Long Island for his home, he teaches art, climbs mountains, and performs assassinations (sanctions) to get money to augment his fabulous.

(In the face of the storm the team pulls together, and espionage and murder are forgotten. Through the Eiger’s most bitter mood, an international team winds through to the top. Friends and heroes, the team descends, and the culprit is found elsewhere—as does happen in the book.) Fat chance.

May 20,  · From the greatest climbing film of all time, The Eiger Sanction. About the Author: Trevanian is the pseudonym used to protect a very private person who has managed to successfully sell 5 million books without making a single promotional appearance.

However, rumor has it that his real identity is Rodney Whitaker since it is believed that author was teaching at University of Texas when The Eiger Sanction was submitted, and Rodney Whitaker is in the credits of.

Jun 27,  · Idiots Tree Felling Fails with Chainsaw Machine - Tree Falls on Head and House - Duration: Woodart Presents Recommended for you. The Loo Sanction Good story and exciting.

However, this book was published several years ago and the info that touted the book did not mention this. I purchased this book having forgotten that I had read it when it first came out. If I had been made aware of this fact I would have purchased sonething else.

I recently read a book called "The Eiger Sanction." I found it very poorly written: no meat for the intellect it provides merely vulgar entertainment for the gonads. There is nothing one can sink one's cerebral cortex into. It is sensation for the sake of stimulation, with nothing to occupy the mind/5(6).

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The Eiger Sanction is a thriller novel by Rodney William Whitaker, written under the pseudonym Trevanian. The story was made into a film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood in The Eiger Sanction (Book): Trevanian.

We apologize that the library’s mobile app is experiencing technical difficulties. Mar 16,  · Interesting background on The Eiger Sanction & Clint Eastwood From Wikipedia Casting The rights to the film were bought by Universal insoon after the book was published, and it was originally a Richard Zanuck and David Brown production.

Paul Newman was intended for Jonathan Hemlock. After reading the script, Newman declined, believing. Jan 01,  · There comes a time in some movies when sheer spectacle overwhelms any consideration of plot, and Clint Eastwood's "The Eiger Sanction" is a movie like memoriesbythesmile.com has a plot so unlikely and confused that we can't believe it for much more than 15 seconds at a time, but its action sequences are so absorbing and its mountaintop photography so compelling that we don't memoriesbythesmile.com Eastwood 3/4.

Oct 25,  · The Eiger Sanction (currently streaming on HBO Go and HBO Now) is a Clint Eastwood movie you probably have not seen, unless you are enough of Author: Jonathan Beecher Field.

Books about the Eiger. The Eiger; perhaps second only to Everest in terms of fame it continues to draw climbers, adventurers, mountain walkers and the curious to the verdant valley at its foot.

The curious and the voyeuristic still gaze at the North Face, through telescopes, with a mixture of awe and desire.The Eiger Sanction, by Trevanian. New York: Crown,pages, $ This is an incredibly readable novel.

Its crisp imagery and brisk style are the hallmarks of a great writer. Simple words and phrases abound at the proper times.Oct 28,  · The food was beautifully prepared and was wonderful. The service from each member of staff was out of this world, the level of service from everyone was awesome.

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