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mask of Dimitrios

Eric Ambler

mask of Dimitrios

by Eric Ambler

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEric Ambler.
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13546113M
ISBN 100340247487

  In Ian Fleming’s From Russia, with Love (), James Bond whiles away a plane journey to Istanbul by reading a thriller: The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler. He doesn’t get very far before. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Mask of Dimitrios (DVD, ) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5(5).

Mask of Dimitrios, The by Eric Ambler. Pan, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. "The Mask of Dimitrios" captures a European flavor with its international cast and creative sets, and director Jean Negulesco keeps the action moving. In the title role, Zachary Scott is appropriately both attractive and slithery as a man constantly eluding those out to get him.

A Coffin for Dimitrios Summary Detective novelist Charles Latimer becomes fascinated with the dead villain Dimitrios and on a whim begins to investigate Dimitrios's life. His quest leads him to one of Dimitrios's former partners in the drug business, Mr. Peters, whom Dimitrios double-crossed and sent to jail. Mr. Peters reveals that Dimitrios. The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler starting at $ The Mask of Dimitrios has 10 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).


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The Mask of Dimitrios is in many ways an old-fashioned, intelligent thriller, displaying all the craft of disciplined good writing. The central character, Latimer, is an academic and writer. He has written books on economics, but, latterly, has become successful as a writer of popular, well written detective stories/5().

But the main thing about reading the book, the primary pleasure unavailable to viewers of the film The Mask of Dimitrios, is that the movie timeframe makes the /5. The Mask of Dimitrios (novel) The Mask of Dimitrios is a novel by Eric Ambler. In the United States it was published as A Coffin for Dimitrios.

It has been adapted as a radio play and made into a feature-length film, The Mask of : Eric Ambler. In what is the most sincere tribute till date, Ian Fleming mentions in one of his books that it is James Bond's favourite Mask of Dimitrios is a sombre romp through England, Istanbul and most of the Levant, coming full circle in that city created for novelists, by: 2.

Widely credited with reviving and improving upon the thriller genre, Eric Ambler () is the author of many suspense, action, and adventure books, including A Coffin for Dimitrios and The Light of Day, both of which were adapted into was also a successful screenwriter, and he wrote the screenplays for The Cruel Sea and the American /5(3).

English crime novelist Charles Latimer is holidaying in Istanbul when he first hears of the mask of Dimitrios book Dimitrios - an infamous master criminal long wanted by the law, whose body has just been fished out of the Bosphorus. Fascinated by the story, Latimer decides to retrace his steps across Europe and gather material for a new book.

The Mask of Dimitrios was written in In the novel, Ambler perpetuated to create another kind of criminal – one with credibility and realistic features. The reader does not ‘see’ Dimitrios until the end of the novel, but Charles Latimer, who writes detective stories, decides to research the bad guy’s life, which puts him in danger.

The Mask of Dimitrios () Approved | 1h 35min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1 July (USA) Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus/10(3K). The Mask of Dimitrios is a American film noir directed by Jean Negulesco and written by Frank Gruber, based on the novel of the same name written by Eric Ambler (in America the novel was titled A Coffin for Dimitrios).

Ambler is known as a major influence on writers and an inventor of the modern thriller genre. The Mask of Dimitrios is in many ways an old-fashioned, intelligent thriller, displaying all the craft of disciplined good writing.

The central character, Latimer, is an academic and writer. He has written books on economics, but, latterly, has become successful as a writer of popular, well written detective stories/5(). Fascinated by the story, Latimer decides to retrace Dimitrios steps across Europe to gather material for a new book.

But, as he gradually discovers more about his subjects shadowy history, fascination tips over into obsession. And, in entering Dimitrios criminal underworld, Latimer realizes that his own life may be on the line. Buy The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 9 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Editions for The Mask of Dimitrios: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Kindle Edition published Cited by: 2. "The Mask of Dimitrios" may get bogged down with its storytelling structure, but don't let that keep you from enjoying yet another amazing encounter between Greenstreet and Lorre%.

The Mask of Dimitrios Synopsis: A mystery writer named Leyden is intrigued by the tale of notorious criminal Dimitrios Makropolous, whose body was found washed up on the shore in Istanbul. He decides to follow the career of Dimitrios around Europe, to /   Despite the consensus that The Mask of Dimitrios is "Ambler's finest novel", as the blurb on the back of the pulpy, now out-of-print Pan Classic Crime edition of 10 years ago put it.

Editorial Reviews. The Mask of Dimitrios is an intricate little conspiracy thriller-cum-film noir that provides a great deal of entertainment value for fans of intrigue and betrayal, all cast in shadowy light that obscures as much as it illuminates.

Indeed, Mask would be a top tier noir entry were it not for the fact that the script bogs down in talk a bit too : Warner Archives.

After the war Ambler was screenwriter for the Rank organization and starting from he published a number of novels with Charles Rodda under the pseudonym Eliot Reed. Several of his novels were made into films, including A Coffin for Dimitrios inJourney into Fear inand Topkapi in Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler.

at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. For the Warners are proved masters of such grisly tales as Mr. Ambler writes and the latter's "A Coffin for Dimitrios," peg for this picture, was a pip of a book, we hear. The Mask of Dimitrios. Fascinated by the story, Latimer decides to retrace Dimitrios’ steps across Europe to gather material for a new book.

But, as he gradually discovers more about his subject’s shadowy history, fascination tips over into obsession. And, in entering Dimitrios’ criminal underworld, Latimer realizes that his own life.The Mask of Dimitrios by Ambler, Eric and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at But the main thing about reading the book, the primary pleasure unavailable to viewers of the film The Mask of Dimitrios, is that the movie timeframe makes the /5(40).