Книга: Archer Jeffrey «Honour Among Thieves»

Honour Among Thieves

Storytelling of the highest calibreWho would pay a billion dollars to humiliate America?The time, 1993. The place, Washington DC. Of the adversaries in the Gulf War, the sole survivor is Saddam Hussein. And Saddam is planning a revenge so diabolical that the United States will be left with no choice but to retaliate . . .'A fast-moving intrigue . . . a cracking good read. This is the first novel I have read by Jeffrey Archer; it will not be the last'Mail on Sunday'Back in top form . . Archer's imagination at its most sublime . . . an entertaining, pacey page-turner'Sunday Times'Few are more famous than Archer for keeping the pages turning . . . an extravagant romp - possibly his best'The Times

Издательство: "Pan Books" (2010)

ISBN: 9780330518895

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  • there is honour among thieves — The concept is found in c 1622–3 Soddered Citizen (1936) 1. 305 Theeues haue betweene themselues, a truth, And faith, which they keepe firme, by which They doe subsist; 1703 P. A. MOTTEUX Don Quixote II. lx. The old proverb still holds good,… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • there's honour among thieves — ► there s honour among thieves proverb dishonest people may have certain standards of behaviour which they will respect. Main Entry: ↑honour …   English terms dictionary

  • (there is) honour among thieves — (there is) honour among ˈthieves idiom (saying) used to say that even criminals have standards of behaviour that they respect Main entry: ↑honouridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • honor among thieves — If someone says there is honor among thieves, this means that even corrupt or bad people sometimes have a sense of honor or integrity, or justice, even if it is skewed.  ( Honour among thieves is the British English version.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Honor Among Thieves (disambiguation) — Honor Among Thieves is the concept that criminals do not compromise the activities of other criminals. It may also refer to:* Honor Among Thieves (album), Edwin McCain s first major label album * Honor Among Thieves ( DS9 episode), episode of… …   Wikipedia

  • honour — (US honor) ► NOUN 1) high respect. 2) pride and pleasure from being shown respect. 3) a clear sense of what is morally right. 4) a person or thing that brings credit. 5) a thing conferred as a distinction. 6) (honour …   English terms dictionary

  • honour — n. & v. (US honor) n. 1 high respect; glory; credit, reputation, good name. 2 adherence to what is right or to a conventional standard of conduct. 3 nobleness of mind, magnanimity (honour among thieves). 4 a thing conferred as a distinction, esp …   Useful english dictionary

  • honour — see there is honour among thieves the post of honour is the post of danger give credit where credit is due a prophet is not without honour save in his own country …   Proverbs new dictionary

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