The Damascus Cover

“Kaplan is up there with the best”
-Clive Cussler

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

The Spy's Gamble

“Kaplan is…without peer in his grasp of the delicate and explosive relationship between the Israelis and the Palestinians. This is a thriller in the best tradition of the genre.” -Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times

“This is a thriller in the best tradition by an author who knows the Middle East like the back of his hand”

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BBC News

“The plotting is beautiful.”

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Library Journal (Starred Review)

“The unfolding of the plot within a plot are handled … with skill and a sure sense of the dramatic.”

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“It’s suspense all the way through.”

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At the age of 21, Howard Kaplan was sent on a mission into the Soviet Union to smuggle a dissident’s manuscript on microfilm to London.

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News Radio 88 Podcast

Chapter 35: The Damascus Cover, Bob Schieffer + Eleanor Henderson
“Damascus Cover” cleaned up at the Boston Film Festival: we speak with Howard Kaplan whose 40 year-old thriller inspired the movie.

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