Eye of the Needle

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Penguin books, 1991 - Fiction - 335 pages
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The worldwide phenomenon from the bestselling author of Fall of Giants, Winter of the World, and Edge of Eternity.

His code name was "The Needle." He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence--a master spy with a legacy of violence in his blood, and the object of the most desperate manhunt in history. . . . 
But his fate lay in the hands of a young and vulnerable English woman, whose loyalty, if swayed, would assure his freedom--and win the war for the Nazis. . . . 

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User Review  - bevok - LibraryThing

One of Follett's first few books, this was the novel that put him on the map. A well written thriller with good incorporation of the events surrounding the leadup to D-Day, its a good light read. Read full review

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User Review  - Claudia.Anderson - LibraryThing

one of my favorite books and the best of Ken Follett; also made into a good movie with Donald Sutherland as the bad guy which kept me on the edge of my seat even though I had read the book before. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Ken Follett burst into the book world with Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller and international bestseller. After several more successful thrillers, he surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth and its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, a national and international bestseller. Follett's new, magnificent historical epic, the Century Trilogy, includes the bestselling Fall of GiantsWinter of the World, and Edge of Eternity. He lives in England with his wife, Barbara.

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