Wrath of the Lion

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Harper, 2008 - Adventure stories - 354 pages
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Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins

A rogue U-boat is patrolling the Atlantic coast, its fanatical crew ready to slaughter for a self-proclaimed dream of France. In the long dark years of the Cold War, not every battle merited centre stage. Many threats to Europe were imagined, but this one is very real.

L'Alouette has to be stopped, eliminated before all out war prevails once again. Only one man can stop the threat, and the prospect of peace in Europe rests in his hands. They call him 'the Butcher of Perak...'

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A submarine falls into the hands of French renegades who are using it in order to deal out their own cruel form of justice. Formerly known as the butcher of Perak, Neil Mallory is assigned to find out ... Read full review

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Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. The Eagle Has Landed turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. Many of them have also been made into successful films.

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