By the Rivers of Babylon

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By the Rivers of Babylon
By the Rivers of Babylon, Novel Cover.jpg
Author Nelson DeMille
Country United States
Language English
Genre Thriller
Publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 391
ISBN 9780151152780
OCLC 3650663

By the Rivers of Babylon is a 1978 novel by American author, Nelson DeMille.


Lod Airport, Israel: Two Concorde jets take off for a U.N. conference that will finally bring peace to the Middle East. Covered by F-14 fighters, accompanied by security men, the planes carry warriors, pacifists, lovers, enemies, dignitaries - and a bomb planted by a terrorist mastermind. Suddenly they're forced to crash-land at an ancient desert site. Here, with only a handful of weapons, the men and women of the peace mission must make a desperate stand against an army of crack Palestinian commandos - while the Israeli authorities desperately attempt a rescue mission. In a land of blood and tears, in a windswept place called Babylon, it will be a battle of bullets and courage, and a war to the last death.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "By the Rivers of Babylon". Nelson DeMille's Official Website.