The Confessor

The Confessor

Dark secrets are revealed in Vatican City in this Gabriel Allon thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.

In Munich, a Jewish scholar is assassinated. In Venice, Mossad agent and art restorer Gabriel Allon receives the news, puts down his brushes, and leaves immediately. And at the Vatican, the new pope vows to uncover the truth about the church's response to the Holocaust-while a powerful cardinal plots his next move.

Now, as Allon follows a trail of secrets and unthinkable deeds, the lives of millions are changed forever-and the life of one man becomes expendable...

Title:The Confessor
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780141015873
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    The Confessor Reviews

  • Brian

    "He wanted to be a statesman when what the world needed most was a priest."I tore thru this novel. Read it in a day or so. This is the third novel in Mr. Silva's Gabriel Allon series, and the best of ...

  • Karen

    I don't normally go for thriller spycraft fiction, but I confess I am totally addicted to Silva's spy novels about an Israeli assassin/spy and part-time art restorer named Gabriel Allon. The first boo...

  • Tim The Enchanter

    Excellent Intellectual Intrigue - 4 Gabriel Allon is not the typical spy and assassin. I have enjoyed the intelligent tone of these books and the complex political, social and racial matters the ...

  • Karl Marberger

    Very terrific! This series does well with the exploration of wounds of people through history and the deception and violence used to keep the past buried. As a Catholic, I felt particular empathy with...

  • Tim

    I admire Mr. Silva's writing more with every novel he pins that feature Gabriel Allon. I realize I have not appreciated them all the same, but that's because some are better than others. 9 of 10 stars...

  • Rob

    Book 3 in Gabriel Allon series.An interesting tale concerning the Holy Roman Catholic Church’s involvement, or lack there of, in the treatment of the Jewish people during the 2nd World War.After a p...

  • kartik narayanan

    This is another excellent entry in the Gabriel Allon series. As always, there is a holocaust-nazi connection but this time the Vatican is also involved in it. I was getting the Day of the Jackal vibes...

  • Judy

    Daniel Silva's third novel in his Gabriel Allon series takes place mainly in Rome, where a new (fictional) Pope has plans to reveal the complicity between the Catholic Church and the Nazis during WWI...

  • Melissa

    Another really good entry in the Gabriel Allon series. This starts with the murder of one of Gabriel’s friends and The Office’s desire to find out why. It ends up revolving around the Catholic Chu...

  • Phil

    Daniel SilvaInteresting and very informative; a current day Israeli agent tracks the killer of a close friend and colleague, uncovering the sins of The Vatican during WWII. A fictional story with f...