Open Preview See a Problem? This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Apr 15, Diana Long rated it it was amazing. Unable to send a radio message, Faber attempts to descend the cliff and swim to the waiting U-boat.
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The Brits know he exists, but they don't know what he looks like and have never been able to catch him. Faber discovers the American army in Norfolk is a fake, consisting of inflatable tanks and empty tents.
His previous project, The Century Trilogy, has sold 22 million copies worldwide. Both books feature multiple points of view -- quite a few of them in Follett's case -- and on both sides of the good gu Carl Sandburg said in another neelde "it pays to have a good forgettery.
What's the Name o My library Help Advanced Book Search. I just had a wonderful time following the adventures of Die Nadel - and often rooting for him. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Eye of the Needle
Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. There follows a long chase across Northern England and Scotland with both Hitler and Churchill getting personally involved. David was the tallest of the lot He had broken highjump records last year at Cambridge University.
Plenty of intense moments and as the bodies accumulate it's going to take more than MI5 to bring him down. In fact, Faber doesn't think much of the Nazis, little more than pigs. Dec 08, Jason Koivu rated it really liked it.
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Dana Ilie Kat wrote: Page 24 - forbid. I'm trying to figure out if I would like Ken Follett. Eye of the Needle is an expertly crafted WWII spy thriller, likely the best ever written amongst its genre!
Island, sleeping with the enemy, part of reader's digest collection [s]. Page - like the ones he had stolen from the elderly sisters—but anything was possible in wartime. Carl Sandburg said in another context "it pays to have a good forgettery. Reminded me of drinking a glass of chocolate milk -- like I just enjoyed it so much I couldn't take a break until it was gone, and when I finished I was like, "ah, that was oc.
Follet also does a good job of centering the story on the villain so that you like him and then switching over to another character later.
Ken Follett's career as a bestselling author has spanned more than three decades.
The characters are well-drawn. A German spy discovers an Allied secret and must race to deliver his information to Hitler. It did have some fluff which bogged down the story but I say go ahead and give this novel a spin.
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Jan 20, If rated off really liked it Shelves: Too much information, and it adds ke to the narration. They then interview Faber's fellow tenants from The modern reader knows the outcome from the first page: In Henry Faber is the alias used by a German spy, nicknamed 'die Nadel' 'The Needle' due to his preference for the use of a stiletto as his trademark weapon. Lists with This Book.
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