From the bestselling author of the SpiderÆs Web, comes The Mission, an eagerly awaited novel of thrilling suspense, set in Communist RussiaÆs corridors of panic and fear.Jeff HandlerÆs company sends him to buy diamonds in Moscow. His grandfather has a different mission for him û to find a special pair of tefilin that were left in Moscow fifty years ago. Jeff searches -- and the K.G.B.Æs suspicions are aroused. Jeff feels as if he is slowly being trapped. Anxiety mounts within him. Danger thickens. Intrigue entangles. As Chaim Eliav paints a picture of the hardships and sacrifices of Jewish life under the Communist regime, the reader is drawn into his plot of interrogation, adventure, and steadfast determination, one in which even the most unexpected is likely to occur . . .