13/series. Gabriel Allon and his wife Chiara are in seclusion in Cornwall when an old friend asks Gabriel to help him find a priceless Rembrandt, recently stolen from a restorer’s studio. Reluctantly agreeing, Allon sets in motion a multi-generational trek into the Nazi past of
Europe, and the horrifying cooperation the Nazis easily found, not only in individual citizens, but in industries such as Swiss banking and the . Allon’s team eventually zeroes in on a most unexpected, and possibly invulnerable, kingpin. For edge-of-your-seat reading, this is a good (if at times a completely depressing view of how easily human can abandon their humanity) choice. A 5.