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Ignatius, David 1950-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 546 publications in 15 languages and 19,958 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Romance fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewer, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, pan, Adapter, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: PS3559.G54, 813.54
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Publications about David Ignatius
Publications by David Ignatius
Most widely held works by David Ignatius
Body of lies : a novel by David Ignatius( Book )
54 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,782 libraries worldwide
Emerging from a tour of duty in Iraq with a badly injured leg, CIA soldier Roger Ferris takes on a mission to infiltrate the network of a master terrorist and bases his plan on a British intelligence operation from World War II
Bloodmoney : a novel by David Ignatius( Book )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,730 libraries worldwide
Someone in Pakistan is killing the members of a new CIA intelligence unit that is trying to buy peace with America's enemies. It falls to Sophie Marx, a young CIA officer with a big chip on her shoulder, to figure out who's doing the killing and why
The Director : a novel by David Ignatius( Book )
21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
After being told that his agency has been hacked, the director of the CIA launches a hunt into the hacker underground of Europe and America
A firing offense by David Ignatius( Book )
45 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
A spy thriller on two journalists from a New York newspaper who are part-time spies, one for the Americans, the other for the French. They become key players in a big business deal with China for which France and the U.S. are competing. The novel looks at the ethics of journalism. By the author of The Bank of Fear
The quantum spy : a thriller by David Ignatius( Book )
11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb: whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption in existence, effectively owning the digital world. The question is: Who will build it first, the United States or China?The latest of David Ignatius's timely, sharp-eyed espionage novels follows CIA agent Harris Chang into a quantum research lab compromised by a suspected Chinese informant. The breach provokes a mole hunt that is obsessive, destructive, and--above all--uncertain: Do the leaks expose real secrets, or are they false trails meant to deceive the Chinese? Chang soon finds that there is a thin line between loyalty and betrayal, as the investigation leads him down a rabbit hole as dangerous as it is deep.Grounded in the real-world global charge toward technological dominance, The Quantum Spy presents a sophisticated game of cat-and-mouse wired to an exhilarating cyber thriller
Agents of innocence by David Ignatius( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
In this unparalleled portrait of how the intelligence game is played, Tom Rogers is posted to Beirut to penetrate the growing Palestinian movement
Siro by David Ignatius( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Novel about a rogue CIA operation to "find a way to exploit the Soviet Union at its ragged edges--Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia."
The bank of fear : a novel by David Ignatius( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 912 libraries worldwide
A dead Iraqi dictator's fortune is at the center of this tale, featuring American financial investigator Sam Hoffman and Lina Alwan, an Iraqi citizen working in London. After becoming the target of Iraqi gangsters who think she knows where the money is, Alwan and Hoffman set out to find it. By the author of Agents of Influence
The sun king : a novel by David Ignatius( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Newspaper tycoon Sandy Galvin buys a Washington daily in the hope of resuscitating a youthful romance with Candace Ridgway, the paper's foreign editor. They were lovers back in Harvard until she left him. A dangerous ploy as he has a past and she a nose for news. By the author of A Firing Offense
The Director by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Spies don't bother to steal information. They change it, permanently and invisibly. Graham Weber has been director of the CIA for less than a week when a Swiss kid in a dirty T-shirt walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked, and he has a list of agents' names to prove it
The increment : a novel by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 512 libraries worldwide
When a Tehrani scientist sends encrypted messages to the CIA about Iran's secret nuclear program, Harry Pappas commences communication with him, positive that his information is legitimate. As the agency looks into pretexts for attacking Iran, the scientist grows certain that his life is in danger. Therefore, Pappas enlists the help of British operatives, the Increment, who possess licenses to kill. As the ordeal grows in complexity, Pappas may have to betray his country to find a resolution
Body of lies : a novel by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Emerging from a tour of duty in Iraq with a badly injured leg, CIA soldier Roger Ferris takes on a mission to infiltrate the network of a master terrorist and bases his plan on a British intelligence operation from World War II
Bloodmoney : a novel of espionage by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Deep within Pakistan's borders, a secret CIA team is being systematically dismantled by a cunning enemy. Soon, Sophie Marx, a young, ambitious agent, is on the ground searching for answers. But as she gets closer to the truth, she suffers a devastating betrayal and must risk more than her life to save the world from a terrifying fate
Body of lies by David Ignatius( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
The CIA's hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency's man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. At the other end...the CIA's Ed Hoffman, stratagises events from thousands of miles away...as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival
The quantum spy by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb: whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption in existence, effectively owning the digital world. The question is: Who will build it first, the United States or China? The latest of David Ignatius's timely, sharp-eyed espionage novels follows CIA agent Harris Chang into a quantum research lab compromised by a suspected Chinese informant. The breach provokes a mole hunt that is obsessive, destructive, and--above all--uncertain: Do the leaks expose real secrets, or are they false trails meant to deceive the Chinese? Chang soon finds that there is a thin line between loyalty and betrayal, as the investigation leads him down a rabbit hole as dangerous as it is deep
A firing offense by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
As New York newspaper reporter Eric Truell becomes involved with the CIA while researching a story about an international trade war, he uncovers the possibility that there may be a spy working for his own paper
Siro by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Novel about a rogue CIA operation to "find a way to exploit the Soviet Union at its ragged edges--Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia."
Agents of innocence by David Ignatius( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of an idealistic United States Central Intelligence Agency spy who is ordered to penetrate the Palestine Liberation Organization and recruit a high-level operative
 
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Alternative Names
David Ignatius Amerikaans journalist
David Ignatius US-amerikanischer Journalist und Autor
Ignatius, David R., 1950-
Ignatius, Dèvid
Игнатиус, Дэвид
Դեյվիդ Իգնատիուս
دیوید ایقناتیوس
دیوید ایگناتیوس
이그나티우스, 데이비드 1950-
イグネイシアス, デイヴィッド
大衛·伊格納茲
Languages
English (262)
German (40)
French (18)
Spanish (17)
Italian (16)
Polish (11)
Dutch (7)
Japanese (6)
Danish (2)
Hungarian (2)
Czech (2)
Russian (1)
Slovenian (1)
Serbian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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