Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: Larry Loftis
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780698197664
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Release: 2016-06-14
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

International bestseller! James Bond has nothing on Dusko Popov. a double agent for the Abwehr, MI5 and MI6, and the FBI during World War II, Popov seduced numerous women, spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslavian diplomat… On a cool August evening in 1941, a Serbian playboy created a stir at Casino Estoril in Portugal by throwing down an outrageously large baccarat bet to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian was a British double agent, and the money―which he had just stolen from the Germans―belonged to the British. From the sideline, watching with intent interest was none other than Ian Fleming… The Serbian was Dusko Popov. As a youngster, he was expelled from his London prep school. Years later he would be arrested and banished from Germany for making derogatory statements about the Third Reich. When World War II ensued, the playboy became a spy, eventually serving three dangerous masters: the Abwehr, MI5 and MI6, and the FBI. On August 10, 1941, the Germans sent Popov to the United States to construct a spy network and gather information on Pearl Harbor. The FBI ignored his German questionnaire, but J. Edgar Hoover succeeded in blowing his cover. While MI5 desperately needed Popov to deceive the Abwehr about the D-Day invasion, they assured him that a return to the German Secret Service Headquarters in Lisbon would result in torture and execution. He went anyway... Into the Lion’s Mouth is a globe-trotting account of a man’s entanglement with espionage, murder, assassins, and lovers―including enemy spies and a Hollywood starlet. It is a story of subterfuge and seduction, patriotism, and cold-blooded courage. It is the story of Dusko Popov―the inspiration for James Bond. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS

Into the Mouth of the Lion

Into the Mouth of the Lion
Author: A. B. Kyazze
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781789651140
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Release: 2021-05-06
Editor: Unbound Publishing
Language: en

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Angola, 2002. In the last days of a vicious civil war, it is a dangerous landscape rife with rebel soldiers, land mines, corruption and deception. A suspicious explosion kills a beloved nurse, while another humanitarian worker goes missing. Lena Rodrigues, a young photographer, flies out to Angola's highlands to piece together the reasons behind her sister's disappearance. But will she have the strength to bear witness to the truth, before she gets entangled in the country's conflict for minerals and power?

Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: Nancy McConnell
Pages: 244
ISBN: 1953491243
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Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In 1498, an orphan can't expect much out of life. But the Renaissance is burgeoning, and Venice ripe with infinite possibilities. Nico is a child of the city, and his veins run with canal water. Rising above his lowly status, apprentice to a painter, just might be possible in the city of bridges. He's determined to use his wit and wile to become something more than another errand boy. But his hopes come crashing to the ground when he witnesses deception in Venice's inner circle. To escape the vengeance of the corrupt Lord Foscari, Nico travels half a world away to safety. But danger follows him to the streets of Constantinople where he discovers a peril looms over Venice that threatens to destroy it. Now he's forced to make a choice: stay safe in a foreign land and let Venice fall or risk his life to save everything he loves. Can he save his city, or will he lose his life trying?

Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: Michael Smart
Pages: 447
ISBN: 098996552X
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Release: 2014-08-15
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Into the Lion's Mouth" is the true story of the most notorious "lost bell" diving accident in North Sea history.

The Lion s Mouth

The Lion s Mouth
Author: Anne Holt
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781501123238
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Release: 2016-02-09
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the internationally bestselling author of 1222, called the “godmother of modern Norwegian crime” by Jo Nesbø, the next book in the Edgar Award–nominated mystery series: Hanne Wilhelmsen is on the case when someone murders the prime minister of Norway. Less than six months after taking office, the Norwegian Prime Minister is found dead. She has been shot in the head. But was it a politically motivated assassination or personal revenge? Hanne Wilhelmsen, Chief Inspector of the Norwegian Police, is on leave in California but when the death shakes the country to its core, she knows she can’t remain on the sidelines of such a crucial investigation. The hunt for the Prime Minister’s killer is complicated, intense, and grueling. When secrets begin to unravel from the Prime Minister’s past, Hanne and her partner, Billy T., must piece together the crime before a private tragedy becomes a public outcry, in what will become the most sensitive case of their career. Filled with lies, deception, and the truth about government, The Lion’s Mouth questions who truly holds the power in Norway, and how far they will go to keep it.

Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: Lion's Mouth Publishing,Michael Smart
Pages: 445
ISBN: 0615528384
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Release: 2011-10-03
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A true story about how two American deep-sea divers became stranded on the bottom of the North Sea in 1979.

In the Lion s Mouth

In the Lion s Mouth
Author: Michael Flynn
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781429923552
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Release: 2012-01-17
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

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It's a big Spiral Arm, and the scarred man, Donavan buigh, has gone missing in it, upsetting the harper Mearana's plans for a reconciliation between her parents. Bridget ban, a Hound of the League, doubts that reconciliation is possible or desirable; but nonetheless has dispatched agents to investigate the disappearance. The powerful Ravn Olafsdottr, a Shadow of the Names, slips into Clanthompson Hall to tell mother and daughter of the fate of Donovan buigh. In the Long Game between the Confederation of Central Worlds and the United League of the Periphery, Hound and Shadow are mortal enemies; yet a truce descends between them so that the Shadow may tell her tale. There is a struggle in the Lion's Mouth, the bureau that oversees the Shadows—a clandestine civil war of sabotage and assassination between those who would overthrow Those of Name and the loyalists who support them. And Donovan, one-time Confederal agent, has been recalled to take a key part, willingly or no. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

From the Lion s Mouth

From the Lion s Mouth
Author: Iain Campbell
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781784771607
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Release: 2019-07-05
Editor: Bradt Travel Guides
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Iain Campbell has been fascinated by mountains for as long as he can remember. In his new book, he tells the story of a journey following the course of the Indus River from its mouth in the mudflats of Karachi through the Karakorum, Kashmir and the Himalayas to its source in Ladakh on the Indian side of the Tibetan plateau, where it springs from the 'Lion's Mouth' on Mount Kailash. His narrative paints an insightful, honest and heartfelt portrait of Pakistan, a country that through all his wanderings of the deserts and mountains of Asia kept drawing him back, and a place which combines a rich religious heritage with some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Engrossing and eye-opening, Iain Campbell's account of his travels through this mesmerising land will appeal to travellers, mountaineers, trekkers, wilderness enthusiasts, anyone interested in the culture and history of the subcontinent, and fans of quality travel writing.

Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: Martin D. W. Jones
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:561341922
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Release: 1986
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Bread from the Lion s Mouth

Bread from the Lion s Mouth
Author: Suraiya Faroqhi
Pages: 366
ISBN: 9781782385592
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Release: 2015-03-01
Editor: Berghahn Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The newly awakened interest in the lives of craftspeople in Turkey is highlighted in this collection, which uses archival documents to follow Ottoman artisans from the late 15th century to the beginning of the 20th. The authors examine historical changes in the lives of artisans, focusing on the craft organizations (or guilds) that underwent substantial changes over the centuries. The guilds transformed and eventually dissolved as they were increasingly co-opted by modernization and state-building projects, and by the movement of manufacturing to the countryside. In consequence by the 20th century, many artisans had to confront the forces of capitalism and world trade without significant protection, just as the Ottoman Empire was itself in the process of dissolution.

Into the Lion s Mouth

Into the Lion s Mouth
Author: James Bresnahan
Pages: 275
ISBN: 1881168255
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Release: 1992-11-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Lion s Mouth

The Lion s Mouth
Author: Caterina Edwards
Pages: 271
ISBN: 0920717675
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Release: 1993
Editor: Guernica Editions
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

n The Lion's Mouth, an Italian-Canadian woman, Bianca, tells the story of her beloved cousin, Marco, whose life is disintegrating along with his city - Venice. Marco is her dark twin, her Italian self. As she tries to make sense of her cousin's breakdown, she describes her story and reflects on her immigrant and Canadian experiences, coming to terms with her dual cultures. The novel is multifaceted - a thriller, a study of social mores in Italy and Canada, a portrait of Venice, a self-reflexive account - and yet the whole is seamless, powerful, and elegant.

Code Name Lise

Code Name  Lise
Author: Larry Loftis
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781501198670
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Release: 2019-01-15
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist Florida Book Awards Silver Medalist Featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, New York Newsday, and on Today! Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019—Woman’s Day The Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out This Year—BookBub “A nonfiction thriller.”—The Wall Street Journal From New York Times and international bestselling author of the “gripping” (Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Into the Lion’s Mouth comes the extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II—perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Nightingale, and Code Girls. The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father’s footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. It is here that she meets her commanding officer Captain Peter Churchill. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the while, they are being hunted by the cunning German secret police sergeant, Hugo Bleicher, who finally succeeds in capturing them. They are sent to Paris’s Fresnes prison, and from there to concentration camps in Germany where they are starved, beaten, and tortured. But in the face of despair, they never give up hope, their love for each other, or the whereabouts of their colleagues. In Code Name: Lise, Larry Loftis paints a portrait of true courage, patriotism, and love—of two incredibly heroic people who endured unimaginable horrors and degradations. He seamlessly weaves together the touching romance between Odette and Peter and the thrilling cat and mouse game between them and Sergeant Bleicher. With this amazing testament to the human spirit, Loftis proves once again that he is adept at writing “nonfiction that reads like a page-turning novel” (Parade).

The January Dancer

The January Dancer
Author: Michael Flynn
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781429983358
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Release: 2008-10-14
Editor: Tor Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A triumph of the New Space Opera: fast, complicated, wonder-filled! Hugo Award finalist and Robert A. Heinlein Award–winning SF writer Michael Flynn now turns to space opera with stunningly successful results. Full of rich echoes of space opera classics from Doc Smith to Cordwainer Smith, The January Dancer tells the fateful story of an ancient pre-human artifact of great power, and the people who found it. Starting with Captain Amos January, who quickly loses it, and then the others who fought, schemed, and killed to get it, we travel around the complex, decadent, brawling, mongrelized interstellar human civilization the artifact might save or destroy. Collectors want the Dancer; pirates take it, rulers crave it, and they'll all kill if necessary to get it. This is a thrilling yarn of love, revolution, music, and mystery, and it ends, as all great stories do, with shock and a beginning. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Delivered Out of the Lion s Mouth

Delivered Out of the Lion s Mouth
Author: F. Khokhar
Pages: 170
ISBN: 1974685284
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Release: 2013-12
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The true story of a young couple in Pakistan, he a Christian young man and she a Muslim girl promised to marry another. Threat of death, stoning, torture, persecution - they risked it all to escape and trusted in the Lord to deliver them. Follow these young people as they face a situation so heavy, a burden so great, that nothing short of the hand of God coming down from heaven and plucking them out of the circumstances could save them. The Bible says Satan is out to devour you as a lion eats his prey. F.L.M. Khokhar and his wife, Noor lived that life-saving supernatural rescue. Through all the trials, the Christian family trusted God and His provision. In this retelling of God's delivering this couple from danger, be encouraged that in every circumstance, God is still in control and can deliver you.

In the Mouth of the Lion

In the Mouth of the Lion
Author: J. Guenther
Pages: 260
ISBN: 0997450304
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Release: 2016-04-09
Editor: J Guenther Author
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

June, 1942: As Germany's blitzkrieg stalls in Russia, Hitler becomes so erratic that the Wehrmacht asks Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung to assess Hitler's sanity. He refuses. Unknown to the Germans and Jung, his friend, Mary Bancroft, is an OSS analyst. She and her boss, spy master Allen Dulles, convince Jung to go to Germany and attempt to steal Hitler's darkest secrets.

The Girl in the Lion s Mouth

The Girl in the Lion s Mouth
Author: Dita Gould
Pages: 244
ISBN: 9781925736632
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Release: 2020-08-17
Editor: Hybrid Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dita Gould was an eleven-year old child when the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944 and overturned her peaceful family life. Separated from her parents and responsible for her little sister, she suffered deprivations and nearly starved, but survived with indomitable spirit and courage. Reunited with her parents after the war, she migrated with her family to Australia, where her father was able to start a new business and settle to create a successful life. In her first full-length book, written in her late 80s, Dita has shared her remarkable life journey, documenting a period of history that should never be forgotten. 'An extraordinary woman with an incredible story.' - Harry Borden '...attractive, intelligent, vivacious, brave, determined and full of enthusiasm.' - Henry (Harry) R Lew 'Nothing stops the amazing Dita! What a wonderful example to others of resilience and positivity!' - Ron Raab

The World s Cheapest Destinations

The World s Cheapest Destinations
Author: Tim Leffel
Pages: 199
ISBN: 9781601457011
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Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Tim Leffel
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This popular budget travel guide, now in its updated third edition, offers the lowdown on the best bargain-priced international destinations, with sample prices and key attractions.

Spy

Spy
Author: Dusko Popov
Pages: 344
ISBN: 1849541329
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Release: 2011-10-01
Editor: Biteback Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The memoirs of Dusko Popov, one of the most extraordinary spies of World War II, and allegedly the true life inspiration for James Bond.

Codename Tricycle

Codename Tricycle
Author: Russell Miller
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781407093055
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Release: 2010-07-06
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A wealthy lawyer, debonair ladies' man, consummate actor, and courageous gambler, Dusko Popov played the role of playboy amongst the top echelons of British society to become one of Germany's most trusted spies. In fact, he was one of Britain's most successful double agents, and, some say, the inspiration for James Bond. With full access to FBI and MI5 records, along with private family papers, his incredible adventures can now be told authoritatively for the first time. Recruited by the Abwehr in 1940, 27-year-old Popov immediately offered his services to the British. His code-name was Tricycle. Throughout the war he fed the Germans with a constant stream of military 'intelligence', all vetted by MI5, and came to be viewed as their most important and reliable agent in Britain. But when he was ordered by the Abwehr to the United States to report on the defences at Pearl Harbor, J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI, failed to heed his warnings, distrusting all spies and detesting Popov in particular, whom he considered to be 'a moral degenerate'. Facing the danger of exposure, arrest and execution on a daily basis, Tricycle went on to build up a network known as the Yugoslav Ring, which not only delivered a stream of false information to Berlin but also supplied vital intelligence to the Allies on German rocketry, strategy and security. After the war Dusko Popov was granted British citizenship and awarded an OBE. The presentation was made, appropriately, in the cocktail bar at the Ritz.