The Key to Rebecca

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New American Library, Sep 1, 1981 - World War, 1939-1945 - 341 pages
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Ken Follett's The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than fifteen years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. A brilliant and ruthless Nazi master agent is on the loose in Cairo. His mission is to send Rommel's advancing army the secrets that will unlock the city's doors. In all of Cairo, only two people can stop him. One is a down-on-his-luck English officer no one will listen to. The other is a vulnerable young Jewish girl....

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This is a 1980 novel, Follett's third, publshed after Eye of the Needle and I thought rather creaky and extremely unsophisticated. There is this evil Nazi spy stealing information from a dopey British ... Read full review

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User Review  - Priyanka Sharma - Goodreads

As usual, love reading Ken Follet and this was no exception! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
29
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Ken Follett was born in Wales, United Kingdom on June 5, 1949. He received an Honours degree in philosophy from University College, London. He began his career as a newspaper reporter for the South Wales Echo and later with the London Evening News. He decided to switch to publishing and worked for a small London publishing house, Everest Books, eventually becoming Deputy Managing Director. His first bestselling novel, Eye of the Needle, was published in 1978 and won the Edgar Award. His other works include Triple, The Key to Rebecca, The Man from St. Petersburg, Lay Down with Lions, The Pillars of the Earth, The Third Twin, The Hammer of Eden, Code to Zero, Whiteout, World Without End, and The Century Trilogy. Many of his novels have been adapted into films and television miniseries. He has won numerous awards including the Corine Prize in 2003 for Jackdaws. His nonfiction works include On Wings of Eagles.

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