Eric Ambler

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Eric Clifford Ambler (28 June 1909 – 22 October 1998) was an influential British author of spy novels who introduced a new realism to the genre. Ambler also used the pseudonym Eliot Reed for books co-written with Charles Rodda.

Writing career

Ambler's best known works are probably The Mask of Dimitrios (1939) (originally published under the title A Coffin for Dimitrios), ... more »

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  • ''International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.''
    Eric Ambler (b. 1909), British novelist. Marukakis, in A Coffin for Dimitrios, ch. 5 (1939).
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