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They were orphans, Chris and Saul - raised in a Philadelphia school for boys, bonded by friendship, and devoted to a mysterious man called Eliot.He visited them and brought them candy.He treated them like sons.He trained them to be assassins.Now he is trying desperately to have them killed.Spanning the globe, here is an astonishing novel of fierce loyalty and violent betrayal, of murders planned and coolly executed, of revenge bitterly, urgently desired.
©2005 David Morrell; (P)2005 Brilliance Audio
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Critic Reviews

"Riveting...Crackling...It really moves." (Washington Post Book World)
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By Commander Bond on 07-06-08

Great book, choppy reading

I'm a big fan or Morrell and I loved this book, but the production on this audio version is pretty sub-par. The narrator's voice goes really fast, as if the speed on the tape was increased. This makes it difficult to understand some of the words and the listener can end up confused on some character and plot points simply because it goes too fast to process.

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12 of 12 people found this review helpful


By Terry on 08-10-08

Strong story, a tad long

Worth a credit. Warning: the book is more than 20 years old and feels a bit dated.

I prefer single readers to casts, but the story itself is strong and held my attention most of the way. I did feel, however, that it began to grow a bit predictable and I was ready for the story to wind up about 45 minutes before it actually did.

I did not find the reading too clipped or fast. I'll read more Morrell after this one.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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By Golfaholic on 07-03-16

Trust your Brother

Two brothers apart reunit. Courtesy of their father through betrail and the love of the rose.
It all starts prior to WW2.

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By Mr. Rl Moriarty on 11-28-15

Impossible to listen to

Would you try another book written by David Morrell or narrated by David Morrell?

Yes the books are great

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Totally possible to listen to

Any additional comments?

The sound quality of this recording is totally unacceptable there is so much echo you can't make out what is being said

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