George Cary, former WWII bomber pilot and newly minted lawyer, reviews the files on the Schneider Johnson case, to make sure nothing has been overlooked. What George discovers connects a deserter from Napoleon’s defeated army to a guerrilla fighter in post-war Greece, and leads him into a dangerous situation where his own survival will depend more on what he learned in the army than anything he learned in law school.
Reviews for Eric Ambler‘s The Schirmer Inheritance –
“A masterful contribution to the literature of international dirty work.” –The New Yorker
“As ingenious a tale as any Mr. Ambler has told. It is a wonderfully ingenious tale.” —Herald Tribune
“Thriller readers should hail this yarn with joy.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Eric Ambler’s books show an unusual flair for creating alarm, if not despondency, in the gentle reader.”–The New York Times Book Review