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Eisler, Barry

Overview
Works: 106 works in 620 publications in 13 languages and 21,732 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PS3605.I85, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barry Eisler
     
    Most widely held works by Barry Eisler
    Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )

    31 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Blackmailed by a rogue CIA operative to carry out three assassinations or see his best friend murdered, reluctant killer-for-hire John Rain struggles with moral dilemmas as well as his growing certainty that the operative is hiding a more sinister agenda
    Fault line : a novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

    39 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When an inventor client is murdered and he himself is attacked, attorney Alex Treven reluctantly turns for help to his estranged older brother, Ben, an undercover agent in the War on Terror
    The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )

    37 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When Japanese/American contract killer John Rain learns that his former lover, Midori, has been raising their child in New York, he senses a chance for reconciliation, perhaps even for redemption. But Midori is being watched by Rain's enemies, and his sudden appearance puts mother and child in terrible danger. To save them, Rain is forced to use the same deadly talents he had been hoping to leave behind. With the help of Tatsu, his friendly nemesis in the Japanese FBI, and Dox, the ex-marine sniper whose good ol' boy persona masks a killer as deadly as Rain himself, Rain races against time to bring his enemies into the open and eliminate them forever. But to finish the job, he'll need one more ally: Israeli intelligence agent Delilah, a woman who represents an altogether different kind of threat
    Rain fall by Barry Eisler( Book )

    55 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A Japanese American assassin who specializes in "natural causes" killings finds his carefully ordered world coming under siege in the wake of a government official's murder, with which he has been falsely connected
    Inside out : a novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

    19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Marooned in a Manila jail after a bar fight fatality, black ops soldier Ben Treven gets a visit from his former commander. The price of Ben's release: find and eliminate Larison, a rogue operator from Ben's unit who has stolen torture tapes from the CIA and is using them to blackmail the U.S. government
    Hard rain by Barry Eisler( Book )

    53 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Trying to end his career as a hired assassin, Japanese American John Rain goes underground, only to be approached by Japanese FBI agent Tatsu to eliminate a sociopathic killer who could tip the balance of power in Japan toward the mafia
    Rain storm by Barry Eisler( Book )

    44 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Accepting an assignment from the CIA to take out an arms dealer who is supplying criminal groups in southeast Asia, assassin-for-hire John Rain finds the job compromised by a rival assassin and the fear that he is being set up
    Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Book )

    22 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Hired by the Mossad to perform a series of strategic assassinations in Asia, John Rain, accompanied by ex-marine sniper Dox, inadvertently botches the assignment and finds himself seeking assistance from alluring Israeli agent Delilah
    The God's eye view by Barry Eisler( Book )

    9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn't care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA's camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn discovers the existence of a program code-named God's Eye and connects it with the mysterious deaths of a string of journalists and whistle-blowers, her doubts put her and Dash in the crosshairs of a pair of government assassins
    Livia Lone by Barry Eisler( Book )

    2 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Seattle PD sex-crimes detective and former human-trafficking victim Livia Lone must relive the horrors of the past when she gets a fresh lead as to the whereabouts of her little sister, Nason
    The detachment by Barry Eisler( Book )

    5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    John Rain is back. And the assassin is up against his most formidable enemy yet: the nexus of political, military, media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy
    Zero sum : a John Rain novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

    3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "Returning to Tokyo in 1982 after a decade of mercenary work in the Philippines, a young John Rain learns that the killing business is now controlled by Victor, a half-Russian, half-Japanese sociopath who has ruthlessly eliminated all potential challengers. Victor gives Rain a choice: kill a government minister or die a grisly death. But the best route to the minister is through his gorgeous Italian wife, Maria, a route that puts Rain on a collision course not only with Victor but with the shadowy forces behind the Russian's rise to dominance--and the longings of Rain's own conflicted heart."--Jacket flap
    Graveyard of memories by Barry Eisler( Book )

    4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Fresh from the killing fields of Southeast Asia, Rain works as a bagman under the watchful eye of his CIA handler, delivering cash to corrupt elements of the Japanese government. But when a delivery goes violently wrong, Rain finds himself in the crosshairs of Japan's most powerful yakuza clan. To survive, Rain strikes a desperate deal with his handler: take out a high-profile target in the Japanese government in exchange for the intel he needs to eliminate his would-be executioners. As Rain plays cat and mouse with the yakuza and struggles to learn his new role as contract killer, he also becomes entangled with Sayaka, a tough, beautiful ethnic Korean woman confined to a wheelchair. But the demands of his dark work are at odds with the longings of his heart and with Sayaka's life in the balance, Rain will have to make a terrible choice
    Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When John Rain decides to quit the assassination business, rouge CIA operative Jim Hilger kidnaps his friend and partner forcing him into one last assignment
    Inside out : a novel by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    14 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Marooned in a Manila jail after a bar fight fatality, black ops soldier Ben Treven gets a visit from his former commander, Colonel Scott Horton, who explains the price of Ben' release: Find and eliminate Daniel Larison, a rogue operator from Ben' unit who has stolen ninety-two torture tapes from the CIA and is using them to blackmail the U.S. government
    Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    John Rain, a Japanese-American assassin, is hoping to atone for all of the lives he has taken. His new assignment is with the Mossad, but something goes wrong and what began as a simple assignment turns into a massacre. Now John is running from both the Mossad and the CIA
    The night trade by Barry Eisler( Book )

    1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Livia Lone is back with a vengeance. For sex-crimes detective Livia Lone, a position with a government anti-trafficking task force is a chance to go back to Thailand to ferret out Rithisak Sorm, the trafficking kingpin behind her own childhood ordeal. But after a planned takedown in a nightclub goes violently awry, Livia discovers that she's not the only one hunting Sorm. Former Marine sniper Dox has a score to settle, too, and working together is the only way to take Sorm out. Livia and Dox couldn't be less alike. But they share a single-minded creed: the law has to serve justice. And if it doesn't, justice has to be served another way. What they don't know is that in threatening Sorm, they're also threatening a far-reaching conspiracy-one involving the highest levels of America's own intelligence apparatus. It turns out that killing Sorm just might be the easy part. The real challenge will be payback from his protectors.--Provided by Publisher
    Fault line : [a novel] by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent carjacking. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operative receives a frantic call from his estranged younger brother. When Alex Treven, a patent lawyer who has been working for the inventor, is attacked in his apartment, he is convinced he is the target of a conspiracy, and his brother, Ben, is his only hope. Setting aside their differences, Alex and Ben come together to find out who is behind the attacks. They soon learn that forces in America and abroad are involved in a high-stakes struggle to take hold of the technology, and now both of their lives are in danger
    The god's eye view by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn't care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA's camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn discovers the existence of a program code-named God's Eye and connects it with the mysterious deaths of a string of journalists and whistle-blowers, her doubts put her and Dash in the crosshairs of a pair of government assassins
    The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Recording )

    12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When John Rain, the Japanese/American "contract killer with a conscience" (Entertainment Weekly), learns that his former lover, Midori, has been raising their child in New York, he senses a chance for reconciliation, perhaps even for redemption
     
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    Requiem for an assassin
    Alternative Names
    Barry Eisler Amerikaans schrijver

    Barry Eisler amerikansk författare

    Barry Eisler amerikansk skribent

    Barry Eisler amerykański pisarz

    Barry Eisler écrivain américain

    Barry Eisler escritor estadounidense

    Barry Eisler scrittore statunitense

    Barry Eisler US-amerikanischer Autor

    Бари Айслър

    Эйслер, Барри

    בארי אייזלר סופר אמריקאי

    アイスラー, バリー

    バリー・アイスラー

    Languages
    English (264)

    German (28)

    Italian (28)

    French (20)

    Dutch (15)

    Japanese (14)

    Polish (7)

    Spanish (7)

    Swedish (5)

    Vietnamese (3)

    Turkish (1)

    Russian (1)

    Czech (1)

    Covers
    Fault line : a novelThe last assassinRain fallInside out : a novelHard rainRain stormKilling rainRequiem for an assassin