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Raymond Khoury

Forfatter af Den sidste tempelridder

34+ Værker 8,225 Medlemmer 199 Anmeldelser 8 Favorited

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Raymond Khoury was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1960. His family moved to Rye, New York when fighting broke out in Lebanon in 1975. He returned to Lebanon to study architecture at the American University in Beirut. A few weeks after he graduated, civil war erupted and he was evacuated from Beirut. He vis mere ended up in London where he joined a small architecture practice. He also earned his MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, and joined an investment bank, which he stayed at for three years. Though unintended, he became an acclaimed screenwriter both in London and Los Angeles. He is the author of the bestselling novel, The Last Templar. Khoury lives in London, with his wife and two young daughters. (Publisher Provided) completed his degree just as the civil war erupted again, and was evacuated out from the city in February, 1984. In the years since Khoury has worked in architecture, banking, and as screenwriter. Hic screen writing credits include the adaptation of Melvyn Bragg's novel, The Maid of Buttermere, and an original screenplay, The Last Templar. Raymond has been working both in London and in Los Angeles, where his work includes the hit BBC television series Spooks, known as MI:5 in the US, and the Emmy-award winning series Waking The Dead. He also turned his original screenplay for The Last Templar into his first novel which became an instant New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Værker af Raymond Khoury

Den sidste tempelridder (2006) 4,191 eksemplarer
Slangens ring (2007) 1,338 eksemplarer
Tegnet (2009) 803 eksemplarer
Tempelriddernes hemmelighed (2010) 768 eksemplarer
Djævlens eliksir (2011) 408 eksemplarer
Rasputin's Shadow (2013) 324 eksemplarer
Empire of Lies (2019) 167 eksemplarer
The End Game (2014) 46 eksemplarer
De ridder van de crypte (2010) 30 eksemplarer
De decoder (1712) 24 eksemplarer
De verzonken kerk (2011) 19 eksemplarer
De tempelvalk (2013) 18 eksemplarer
Shadow Tag (1837) 17 eksemplarer
Furia: Thriller (2015) 13 eksemplarer
Memoria (2012) 11 eksemplarer

Associated Works

FaceOff (2014) — Bidragyder — 508 eksemplarer
No Rest for the Dead: A Serial Novel (2011) — Bidragyder — 409 eksemplarer

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Enjoyed reading this book = good mixture of the tale of 13th century+ Templars and mixing it with modern mystery = kept my attention throughout = and I like our hero/heroine
 
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VictoriaJZ | 91 andre anmeldelser | Apr 29, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 8 andre anmeldelser | Feb 19, 2024 |
"The Last Templar" starts with a bang; it ends stronger than a whimper, but certainly weaker than the beginning. In fact, towards the end, the book begins to show signs of a serious lack of a reality check. Although it does drag in spots and is a bit "preachy" at times, the story is good and Khoury keeps a few plot twists up his sleeve to make this a good read. While the book is strong in terms of its plot and somewhat weak on characterization, it is, nonetheless, an engaging, fast-paced read. which I found it difficult to put this book down. Those who loved Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" should enjoy this book, as well. One should, however, as with "The Da Vinci Code", read this action-packed thriller with the understanding that it is simply fiction.… (mere)
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Jawin | 91 andre anmeldelser | Feb 5, 2024 |

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Værker
34
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Medlemmer
8,225
Popularitet
#2,941
Vurdering
½ 3.3
Anmeldelser
199
ISBN
362
Sprog
25
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