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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Laura McDowell Lauramcd@comcast.net September 25, 2017 (Boston, MA.); The Boston Film Festival closed out the 33rd annual program on Sunday, September 24, 2017 with an elegant dinner celebration hosted by Frank DePasquale at his Assaggio Restaurant in the North End. The big winner was Damacus [...]
blogs.timesofisrael.com In Casablanca in February 2015, I watched Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Sir John Hurt film scenes for the adaptation of my spy novel, The Damascus Cover. I thought back to how, 44 years earlier, the KGB threatened what they would do to me if I ever wrote about [...]
BookTrib.com If achievement is a mélange of skill, perseverance and luck, along the way I’ve had periods of fierce drive, missed great opportunities and been the recipient of incredible luck. As a result, the film adaptation of my novel The Damascus Cover, starring Sir John Hurt and Jonathan Rhys [...]
paulsemel.com Nearly forty years after it was first published, Howard Kaplan’s spy novel The Damascus Cover is making a comeback. Not only is a new edition coming to both bookshelves and eReaders, but a movie adaptation that stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Abigail Spenser, and Jurgen Prochnow is slated for [...]
www.bookish.com If you’re in need of a good spy thriller, Howard Kaplan has written one that appears to stand the test of time. Nearly forty years after its publication, The Damascus Cover is being made into a movie starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Here, Kaplan chats with Bookish about his [...]
Caroline Barker, A Reader’s Review Blog About the Author: Howard Kaplan, a native of Los Angeles, has lived in Israel and traveled extensively through Lebanon, Syria and Egypt. At the age of 21, he had his own spy experience while attending school in Jerusalem, when he was sent on [...]
www.thefussylibrarian.com Howard Kaplan’s real-life experiences sound like something stolen from the silver screen. Yet it’s Hollywood that’s borrowing from him now: The movie adaptation of his spy thriller “The Damascus Cover,” starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Olivia Thirlby, recently wrapped up filming. Kaplan took the time to answer a [...]