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Book Information: Boys From Brazil, the

Boys From Brazil, the (1976) [Novel]
by Ira Levin Rating: Weighted - 6.5 / Average - 6.2 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

It is early morning in Vienna, when famous Nazi hunter Yakov Lieberman receives a phone call from one of those enthusiastic young people who 'threaten' to help him in his dangerous job. This one thinks he's heard Dr. Mengele speak, the Angel of Death who performed gruesome experiments on the population of concentration camps. The young man plays him a tape: a bunch of old men discussing how the future of the Arian race can be furthered by killing 94 sixty-five year old men within the next two years, civil servants, married to younger wives and with a single child. Lieberman is ready to dismiss what he has heard, when he hears over the phone how the young man is killed. Then nothing. Then, hardly audible, a breath, one that sounds icy cold with hatred.

Why do 94 men need to be killed?

Original title: The Boys From Brazil
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventurePolitical Intrigue and Terrorism
FictionHorrorMedical Horror & Evil Science




Edition #1: Boys From Brazil, the

Boys From Brazil, the (1976)
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Language: English

  • "You can scarcely bear the suspense!" Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • "His most appallingly inventive plot since Rosemary's Baby... it absorbed me from beginning to end." The New York Times
  • "Compulsive reading... hugely entertaining... ends with an explosion that gets you right in the gut." Hartford Courant
  • "Ira Levin is a man who, at his best, is capable of raising gooseflesh on a polished marble egg. He is at his best in The Boys from Brazil." Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • "The author... once again turns to the search fro human superiority for a novel of suspense and terror... so skillfully told that his reader hangs on every word." Pittsburgh Press
  • "Excellent... a real cliff-hanger!" Library Journal
  • "Chilling!" San Francisco Examiner
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Boys From Brazil, the (1976)

ISBN: 0440107601

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