The Friend by Joakim Zander audiobook

The Friend: A Novel

By Joakim Zander
Translated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel
Read by Hillary Huber  and Josh Bloomberg

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062914996
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Jacob Seger arrives in Lebanon ready to embrace his future. He's landed his first job in the world of international diplomacy, and he's determined to change the world. When he meets the handsome and mysterious Yassim at a glamorous party, he quickly becomes swept up  into a passionate, obsessive affair that renders everything else in Jacob’s life insignificant. But three weeks later, Jacob recognizes his own face in the newspaper. He is wanted on terrorism charges. Has Yassim set him up? Is he now a pawn in a murderous plot? Jacob doesn't know who he can trust. Only that he needs to flee Beirut—and fast. At once a moving love story and a gripping adventure, The Friend is an intelligent, urgent thriller that casts light on the dark threats facing the world today.

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Summary

Summary

Jacob Seger arrives in Lebanon ready to embrace his future.

He's landed his first job in the world of international diplomacy, and he's determined to change the world. When he meets the handsome and mysterious Yassim at a glamorous party, he quickly becomes swept up  into a passionate, obsessive affair that renders everything else in Jacob’s life insignificant.

But three weeks later, Jacob recognizes his own face in the newspaper. He is wanted on terrorism charges. Has Yassim set him up? Is he now a pawn in a murderous plot? Jacob doesn't know who he can trust. Only that he needs to flee Beirut—and fast.

At once a moving love story and a gripping adventure, The Friend is an intelligent, urgent thriller that casts light on the dark threats facing the world today.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thriller fans who enjoy flawed, achingly human characters won’t be able to put this one down.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Impressively complex characters and stark atmospherics make this a thematically profound read.” Publishers Weekly on The Believer

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Author

Author Bio: Joakim Zander

Author Bio: Joakim Zander

Joakim Zander was born in Stockholm, has lived in Syria and Israel, and graduated from high school in the United States. He earned a PhD in law from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and has worked as a lawyer for the European Union in Brussels and Helsinki. Rights to his debut novel The Swimmer were sold in twenty-eight countries.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 11.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English