The Defector (novel)
|Series||Gabriel Allon series|
|Genre||Spy fiction, Crime, Mystery, Thriller|
|Publisher||G. P. Putnam's Sons (US)|
|Preceded by||Moscow Rules|
|Followed by||The Rembrandt Affair|
The Defector is a 2009 spy novel by Daniel Silva. It spent four weeks as a New York Times Bestseller, reaching the list's top spot. . It's the 9th book in the Gabriel Allon series. Released July 21, 2009, the cover depicts the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London The cover of the paperback printing by Signet (July 2010) depicts St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow.
|This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (February 2012)|
Much of the story is set in Russia, where Gabriel Allon tries to rescue Russian defector Grigori Bulganov, who was introduced in an earlier book in the series. Bulganov had been kidnapped, and Gabriel Allon must save him from the clutches of Ivan Kharkov, also from the previous book.
- "The Defector". The Library of Congress Catalog Record. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
- "Best Sellers". New York Times. August 30, 2009. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
- "Best Sellers". New York Times. August 9, 2009. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
- "Defector is coming July, 21 2009"
- "O Desertor". In WorldCat. Retrieved 2012-11-27.
|This article about a spy novel of the 2000s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
See guidelines for writing about novels. Further suggestions might be found on the article's talk page.