By Eric Ambler
Eric Ambler is on the best of his shape with one of those Anger, which expertly combines a satire of paparazzi-driven media tradition with a vintage espionage story choked with breathless suspense.
Six weeks in the past, Lucia Bernardi fled the Swiss villa the place her lover used to be murdered--and then she vanished. not anyone can locate her: now not the police, who wish her for homicide; now not the tabloids, who wish her for her tale; nor the genuine killers, who desperately wish the papers she lively clear of the scene of the crime. Disgraced reporter Piet Maas stumbles upon Lucia, in hiding within the south of France. There he needs to come to a decision no matter if to post her story--reviving his profession yet ensuring her death--or to hitch in her perilous extortion scheme, and hazard either their lives for the promise
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Some of the most high-profile crimes in history also lack a satisfactory solution because the basic facts of the case remain suspect. Napoleon defined history “as the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon,” which raises the question of whether such agreements proceed from facts or from political expediency. The problem of establishing truth has concerned me since I began my thesis at Cornell on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1965 by posing it to seven of the most powerful men in America, the members of the Warren Commission.
Morgan. L. ” The crime took place on the evening of March 1, 1932. m. and arrived at the Lindbergh home in rural East Amwell, New Jersey, shortly before midnight. It had been raining heavily that night, so the police could find no identifiable footprints or other clues outside the house, other than scratches indicating that a ladder had been used to gain entry to the window of the second-floor nursery. m. The nursery itself contained no fingerprints whatsoever, not even those of Gow, other servants, or the family members who had searched the room after the child was found missing.
The trial began in Leipzig on September 21, 1933, presided over by judges from Germany’s highest court. As one of the first trials to be globally broadcast live via radio, it was also an international media event. The first prosecution witness was Van der Lubbe. He admitted setting the fire and claimed he had acted entirely on his own. The prosecution then proceeded to make the case that he could not have been the sole arsonist by calling as witnesses firemen and police who testified about the locations of bundles of inflammable material, and arson experts who testified that Van der Lubbe, who was half-blind and infirm, could not have both placed and rigged all these incendiary devices.