The Rembrandt Affair (2020)

The Rembrandt Affair Daniel Silva The Rembrandt Affair Two families one terrible secret and a painting to die for Determined to sever his ties with the Office Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian b
  • Title: The Rembrandt Affair
  • Author: Daniel Silva
  • ISBN: 9780399156588
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
The Rembrandt Affair Daniel Silva Two families, one terrible secret, and a painting to die for Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian born wife Chiara But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past the endearingly eccentric London art dealer, Julian Isherwood As usuaTwo families, one terrible secret, and a painting to die for Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian born wife Chiara But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past the endearingly eccentric London art dealer, Julian Isherwood As usual, Isherwood has a problem And it is one only Gabriel can solve In the ancient English city of Glastonbury, an art restorer has been brutally murdered and a long lost portrait by Rembrandt mysteriously stolen Despite his reluctance, Gabriel is persuaded to use his unique skills to search for the painting and those responsible for the crime But as he painstakingly follows a trail of clues leading from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires and, finally, to a villa on the graceful shores of Lake Geneva, Gabriel discovers there are deadly secrets connected to the painting And evil men behind them Before he is done, Gabriel will once again be drawn into a world he thought he had left behind forever, and will come face to face with a remarkable cast of characters a glamorous London journalist who is determined to undo the worst mistake of her career, an elusive master art thief who is burdened by a conscience, and a powerful Swiss billionaire who is known for his good deeds but may just be behind one of the greatest threats facing the world.
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  1. Arjun

    I ve read every single Gabriel Allon book and The Rembrandt Affair or as I call it Gabriel Runs an Errand is no exception I read the entire book in the store and I m now elated I didn t bother buying it The plot moves along steadily enough and like most Allon books, this one WILL have you turning pages to the end However, this book felt WAYh formulaic than the previous ones and I feel that Silva has lost interest in these characters and just popping them out for profit.Here is the formula for t [...]

  2. David

    This is the first book of the Gabriel Allon series that I have read and it was quite a ride It starts out a bit slow Gabriel Allon is a first class art restorer, and he is asked to help find a stolen painting Allon says that in order to find where a piece of stolen art is going, it is usually worthwhile to find where it has been So, he looks into the history of the painting, and finds out that it was stolen by the Nazis during World War II.As it turns out, Gabriel Allon is not only an art restor [...]

  3. Lynne

    I really, really enjoyed reading this book Gabriel Allon s character gets better with each book in the series and of course it is always fun to read about his lovely wife Chiara who ate in the same manner in which she made love, slowly and by the flickering glow of candles best line ever hilarious But actually the thing I do love about Daniel Silva s books is that in addition to being entertaining, fast paced spy ish books which I so love to read at the end of a long day they are really well res [...]

  4. Giovanni Gelati

    I have had a nice run of finding really good novels to read and post on this summer The Rembrandt Affair is like holding 480 pages of energy in your hand It was an awesome read for many reasons Daniel Silva has crafted another fine piece of work, but as many of his fans have commented on already, you were waiting impatiently for this novel and expected nothing less to be delivered I was surprised by the size of the novel but he used every page and every word to the reader s advantage.The Rembran [...]

  5. Kelly Hager

    This was my first Daniel Silva novel and I have totally been missing out In case you are also in this boat, don t feel like you have to catch up I followed the action in this book very well.Gabriel Allon is an art restorer expert assassin He s retired from killing , though, and looks forward to a peaceful retirement with his wife.Of course, things don t go according to plan He s recruited to help find a stolen Rembrandt painting, and all hell breaks loose.At first I thought this might be a fun, [...]

  6. Jeanette"Astute Crabbist"

    After reading The Defector, I didn t think Silva could get any better, but I think he did just that with The Rembrandt Affair It s so smooth He keeps things popping and exciting, and shares a wealth of research I envy all the globetrotting he did to prepare himself to write this story It s been a while since I read a thriller that got my heart racing so hard that I was afraid to continue and see what would happen next This book did that to me several times Gabriel Allon is getting a little gray [...]

  7. Anne(Booklady) Molinarolo

    Though the stranger did not know it, two disparate series of events were by that night already conspiring to lure him back onto the field of battle One was being played out behind the locked doors of the world s secret intelligence services while the other was the subject of a global media frenzy Of course the stranger is Gabriel Allon Art Restorer and sometimes an Israeli Spy and Assassin He is coaxed out of retirement to find a stolen Rembrandt A painting that has cost so much blood And the re [...]

  8. Mike

    3 Stars for my first Silva, The Rembrandt Affair kept me interested but it wasn t all that exciting Connecting a painting seized in the Holocaust to the Iranian nuclear program was a bit of a stretch I may need to go back to the first Gabriel Allon books to get a better feel for the characters Not bad.

  9. Carl Brookins

    Daniel Silva is an experienced best selling author He deserves his place on the NY Times list His latest novel is a fascinating blend of lust, international espionage, art theft and sale, and murder It is well written, well paced and almost insidiously compelling It s also long.Silva has peopled his thriller with a remarkable cast of characters, including a towering Swiss philanthropist, a raffish cast of thieves and murderers who are on the side of the angels, a master logician who is also a st [...]

  10. Shincrackerfarm

    The good news is that Silva s plot and style are both smooth and entrancing The bad news is that his handedness is very uneven, blatantly labeling Israelis as heroic and Americans, British and other Europeans as either complicit or bumbling Unfortunate as well is his characterization of Iran as a pocket of evil that will probably have to be expunged to save the heroic and eternally persecuted Israelis.It s ironic that the idea that the enterprise of the State of Israel as a sanctuary for and by [...]

  11. Jay Connor

    The best writer of international intrigue has done it again The Rembrandt Affair is a masterful redirection of a character and story line following the wonderful tandem offering of Moscow Rules and The Defector Daniel Silva has spun a completely different web of a story by going back to Gabriel Allon, his central character s, essence artist and Holocaust avenger After the powerful Moscow Rules and The Defector, I passed Silva the mantel of modern day Robert Ludlum, I am now prepared to add John [...]

  12. Jim

    Like most of Silva s works, this one belongs at the head of the class Unlike some of his works, however, this one does not suffer from a thin plot Rather, it has a decent set of layers to the story And the cast of regulars continues to be a nice blend of competent and capable and flawed and damaged, starting with Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and occasional and reluctant Israeli spy and assassin In this outing, Allon is on the trail of a story dating back to World War II, brought to his attent [...]

  13. Laura

    A good entertainment book.4 A Death in Vienna3 The Rembrandt AffairTR The Kill ArtistTR The Marching Season

  14. Nila

    As with many readers, this is my first Daniel Silva book I found it engaged my interest and was on a par with the mid quality range of other excellent authors of espionage thrillers Two things bother me women are beautiful or plain with brains or have suffered and have a tale to tell I would have thought a paragon like Gabriel Allon might have accorded his wife some virtues than masses of hair, long legs and a know it all attitude My second issue is really making me wonder Who, why, what is Tim [...]

  15. Fiona Ingram

    This is the first time I have read a Daniel Silva novel and I was not disappointed I m only sorry I picked up on Gabriel Allon s eventful career so late into the novels Gabriel Allon is a retired Israeli secret agent assassin, living with his beautiful second wife Chiara, off the coast of Cornwall But do secret agents ever retire Not likely And do art restorers ever manage to hang up their brushes Also, not likely For Gabriel is an art restorer as part of his cover He also happens to be very goo [...]

  16. Elizabeth

    The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva pp 484 This may be one of Silva s best yet In the 11th installment of the Gabriel Allon series wraps art provenance with holocaust mystery and spins it into modern day thriller involving multiple secret service organizations and a James Bond backdrop amongst the elite and privileged As the makings of a great spy thriller go, he s not lacking in the classic elements and again deftly weaves them in a fast moving, smart tale that leaves you satisfied and wishing [...]

  17. Maria

    Mais uma vez Daniel Silva brinda nos com um excelente romance policial tendo como protagonista Daniel Allon, o restaurador de arte que, apesar de querer afastar se do departamento sempre chamado para investigar o caso Penso que a , Daniel Silva peca pela repeti o do in cio de cada livro seu, o que pode come ar a deixar os seus leitores da saga Allon aborrecidos com a bvio in cio de cada aventura.Refugiado nos penhascos da Cornualha com a sua bela mulher e a chorar o ter perdido o filho que Chiar [...]

  18. James Schubring

    Gabriel Allon is busted up by this point in his long career He s an art restorer by day, but an Israeli operative of the highest caliber when recalled to duty At the start of this tale, he s trying to recover in the U.K when another art restorer dies protecting a precious Rembrandt from a would be thief.Nothing is so simple, however It s not just a Rembrandt It s a piece of art stolen during World War II And not just a painting, but also a rather expensive envelope for a series of Swiss bank acc [...]

  19. M.M. Silva

    Good Sunday morning It s a brisk one today in the Boston area, and it would be a great day to cuddle up with a good book Just sayin This week s read was The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva no relation , and it was GREAT Main character, art restorer, and butt kicker Gabriel Allon, who s supposedly retired from the Office , finds himself on a hunt for a missing Rembrandt, lost now for several decades That quickly leads to his un retirement , as the search for the painting leads him down a path to [...]

  20. Lori

    I am a full out Gabriel Allon fan, so considering I was very disappointed with the last book, it is a pleasure to assert that Daniel Silva has once again wrote a timely, engaging, intriguing excellent novel that the reader will surely enjoy Although the novel packs a hefty punch at 484 pages, it is well worth the investment of time and money I never once, felt the book moved slowly or rushed through the pages trying to finish As a plot, the Rembrandt Affair is interesting, intriguing and politic [...]

  21. Jimmy Osorio

    Mais um enorme obra que nos faz repassar a mem ria sobre os incidentes e abusos dos direitos humanos no Holocausto.Outra vez Allpn muito bem a conseguir prender noa desde o in cio E com este ja v o em 10.Ap s o assassinato de um restaurador de arte e o roubo da obra em que ele trabalhava no momento um quadro de Rembrandt nunca exposto Gabriel Allon chamado para recuperar a pintura As raz es que fazem de Gabriel o homem ideal para a miss o s o muitas al m de ser um restaurador de arte e de conhec [...]

  22. Skip

    Gabriel Allon, retired spy, is coerced by his long time friend Julian Isherwood to retrieve a undiscovered, stolen Rembrandt, being prepared for sale to a NY museum As he delves into the history, he uncovers a twisted tale of Nazi theft and Swiss complicity, bringing his back to his old alliances and role Enlisting the assistance of a British TV personality, Gabriel battles a deified Swiss philanthropist, who is as dirty as they come.

  23. Tim

    Second half MUCH BETTER than the first Author Silva gets too wrapped up in the holocaust that adds little to the intelligence thriller and in fact distracts from the main plot 7 of 10 stars

  24. Vivone Os

    Druga Silvina knjiga o izraelskom pijunu Gabrielu Allonu, deseta u serijalu Prva koju sam pro itala bila je Prebjeg i bila je deveta u serijalu, zna i ova se pomalo nadovezuje na nju Slu ajno mi se poklopilo da se nadovezuju jedna na drugu.Nisam ih itala po redu jer tu u Hrvatskoj nisu po redu prevedene, ne znam za to Oni tako nelogi no prevode i izdaju knjige.Uglavnom, knjiga je odli na Radnja je spora, Silva jako ide u detalje, ali detalji nisu dosadni ne pri a recimo 56 stranica o prirodi , n [...]

  25. Sandy

    Interesting story about a missing Rembrandt painting fiction of course and the Jewish family in Amsterdam who owned it until a German SS officer named Kurt Voss forced the Jewish owner to sign a bill of sale in trade for his blond, blue eyed, 11 yr old daughter s life Later as the German empire started to fall Kurt took the painting along with a list of Swiss bank accounts and the Jewish victims names hidden in the back of the painting to his bank vault That s when the painting was stolen bysome [...]

  26. Shelley

    Gabriel Allon is one of my favorite characters of all time, and this story doesn t do anything to tarnish that feeling for me Mr Silva weaves a wonderful and interesting plot of intrigue and political suspense and deception from the painting world where there s been a huge rush on stealing priceless paintings from museums and private collections that are never seen again To a nuclear ambitious Iran looking to spread its brand of terrorism throughout the world, as well as a multi billionaire Geor [...]

  27. Stephen Lake

    A bounce back of sorts from 9 which, while suspenseful, devolved into the formulaic and had far too little descriptive prose Silva recaptured something of the story telling muse in Rembrandt Affair maybe it s that fresh air Gabriel is breathing on the wind swept Cornwall coast

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