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Ballantine Books, 1983 - Fiction - 440 pages
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When a beautiful young stranger shows up at his mountain fortress, Nicholai Hel, an assassin by training, is drawn into battle with a ruthless espionage company known only as the Organización Madre.

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User Review  - DaveWilde - LibraryThing

Shibumi is a thriller like no other. Although on one level, it is a story about Middle Eastern terrorists and a desperate attempt to wreak vengeance upon them, it is also the story of a CIA controlled ... Read full review

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"Nicholai began work on a book called Blossoms and Thorns on the Path Toward Gô, which was eventually published privately under a pseudonym and enjoyed a certain popularity among the most advanced ... Read full review


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Trevanian's books have been translated into more than fourteen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in the French Basque mountains. His new novel, "The Crazyladies of Pearl Street," is now available in hardcover.
Look for these other Trevanian classics from Three Rivers Press: "Shibumi, The Eiger Sanction, The Loo Sanction," and "The Main.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

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