Daniel Silva (Photo: Marco Grob)
Master of international intrigue Daniel Silva’s latest novel, The Cellist, explores one of the preeminent threats facing the West today—the corrupting influence of dirty money wielded by a revanchist and reckless Russia. It is at once a novel of hope and a stark warning about the fragile state of democracy.
Art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is at the center of a riveting, action-packed tale of espionage and suspense. Allon’s adventure begins with the fatal poisoning of a Russian billionaire that sends him on a dangerous journey across Europe and into the orbit of a musical virtuoso who may hold the key to the truth about his friend’s death. Allon uncovers a plot that leads to secret channels of money and influence that go to the very heart of Western democracy and threaten the stability of the global order.
In a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, Silva discusses his career as a best-selling author of 24 novels; the inspiration behind his thrilling storylines; and his writing process.
A signed copy of The Cellist (HarperCollins) is included in the ticket price.
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