I Am Pilgrim

I Am Pilgrim

A Thriller

Book - 2014
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"The astonishing story of one man's breakneck race against time . . . and an implacable enemy. An anonymous young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all identifying characteristics dissolved by acid. A father publicly beheaded in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square. A notorious Syrian biotech expert found eyeless in a Damascus junkyard. Smoldering human remains on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan. A flawless plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity. One path links them all, and only one man can make the journey. Pilgrim" --
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2014.
Edition: First Emily Bestler BooksAtria Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781439177723
1439177724
Characteristics: 612 pages ; 25 cm

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JeanKCava
Nov 27, 2018

A truly engaging read. I might even reread it! Worth recommending.J Cava

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chunsicker
Jun 21, 2018

An incredibly good and suspenseful book, I am Pilgrim reads like it is 300 pages instead of over 600. Don't let the length deter you, this book is non-stop action with a deep and all too realistic plot full of richly developed characters. Following Pilgrim around the globe as he is tasked with tracking down and stopping an unknown terrorist from unleashing a plague is a series of satisfying twists and revelations

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arunothia
Apr 26, 2018

Woah! The BEST thriller I have read so far. It has a very interesting narrative style with a web of ingeniously connected plot lines. Every character is well defined that you will be living in the world created by the author in no time. I recommend it to all mystery/thriller lovers.

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MillieBT
Mar 23, 2018

Immensely intriguing thriller with all elements of a fast paced imaginative and grand scaled
plot...plot seemed so ridiculously plausible....excellent read!!!!!!!!!!

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21221018293347
Jan 24, 2018

a great read following the exploits of the Pilgrim as he tracks across Europe to find the terrorist who is planning to unleash a small pox virus on the US. The story is intricately woven, delightfully filled with action and espionage. A satifying read.

The author's other writings include the Mad Max movies, Dead Calm and Payback.

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hoanphan
Oct 10, 2017

One of the best.

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Cjacksonmarcellus
Jun 04, 2017

I found this book to be a real page turner. I was riveted.

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Bookworm1562
Oct 18, 2016

Terry Hayes has plenty experience writing for action movies. His first novel is loaded. I hope there is another.

ArapahoeHannah Aug 08, 2016

I love the action and continuous twists of the story! Reads like a movie.

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colleenmmm
May 30, 2016

An international spy thriller and murder mystery with some sympathetic, multi=faceted characters and thought-provoking plot lines. Lots of action. It jumped around in time and place, so it's not easy to read in small bites, but a great vacation read. I'm hoping this is the first in a series.

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