Eye Of The Needle (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 464 pages
717 Reviews

One enemy spy knows the secret to the Allies' greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin -- code name: "The Needle" -- who holds the key to ultimate Nazi victory.

Only one person stands in his way: a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island, who is beginning to love the killer who has mysteriously entered her life.

All will come to a terrifying conclusion in Ken Follett's unsurpassed and unforgettable masterwork of suspense, intrigue, and the dangerous machinations of the human heart.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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Moves quickly, fun plot. - Goodreads
Solid World war II yarn - Goodreads
Good, simply written and easy to read. - Goodreads
Excellent book with the perfect ending. - Goodreads
Follet is an exceptional writer....love all his books. - Goodreads
Characters are very well drawn, the pace is great. - Goodreads

Review: Eye of the Needle

User Review  - Barry Fulton - Goodreads

Ken Follett evokes wartime England and the search for Germany's top spy with close attention to detail, fine character development, and suspense throughout. The strength of this engaging novel comes ... Read full review

Review: Eye of the Needle

User Review  - Nick Cooke - Goodreads

Very fast paced. This one deserves 5 stars. I tended to avoid WII novels, and I don't know why now, because it was very educational as well as thrilling - kept me guessing until the end. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Ken Follett's career as a bestselling author has spanned more than three decades. He is the author of numerous immensely popular books, including Eye of the Needle, Triple, The Key to Rebecca, The Man From St. Petersburg, On Wings of Eagles, Lie Down With Lions, The Pillars of the Earth, A Dangerous Fortune, The Third Twin, The Hammer of Eden, and World Without End. He lives in England with his wife, Barbara Follett, a British M.P.

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