Nicholai Hel exploded onto the scene in Trevanian's 1970s blockbuster SHIBUMI. Now critically acclaimed novelist Don Winslow continues the story and reveals how Nicolai Hel became the world's most dangerous assassin
Trevanian was the pen name of Dr Rodney William Whitaker. He wrote several classic international bestsellers, including SHIBUMI and THE EIGER SANCTION. He died in 2005. Don Winslow is the award-winning author of several novels, including THE POWER OF THE DOG and THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z. He has been a private investigator, an actor, director, movie theatre manager and safari guide. Born in New York he currently lives in the San Diego area with his family.
'An accomplished page-turning prequel' * Wall Street Journal * 'Sleek, smart and deadly. Satori is a must-read' * Joseph Finder * 'A sprawling, effervescent, page-turning account of how the assassin was made' * Observer * 'Satori is every bit as tait, intelligent and gripping as the book that captured the imagination of millions in the seventies' * Choice * 'Elegant, well-researched, and magnificently plotted, Satori is exhilarating' * LA Times *