Code to Zero
January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with the Russians—the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to weather, even though everyone can see it... show more
January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with the Russians—the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to weather, even though everyone can see it is a perfectly sunny day.The real reason for the delay rests deep in the mind of NASA scientist who has awoken that morning to find his memory completely erased. Knowing only that he’s being followed and watched at every turn, he must find the clues to his own identity before he can discover who is responsible. But even more terrible is the dark secret that they wanted him to forget. A secret that can destroy the Explorer I—and America’s future…A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Guild ® and Doubleday Book Club
Publish date: November 1st 2001
Pages no: 466
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
I hear many saying that this is a book comparable to ken's eye of the needle. but on reality it was no where near to it yes it was thrilling and fast paced but after a certain period you feel those flashbacks were taking you away from the plot. also the sex scenes in this book were totally unnecessa...
Το συγγραφέα τον αγαπώ.Το συγκεκριμένο έργο όμως ήταν απόλυτα άνευ σημασίας.
The year is 1958 , in the midst of the cold war. The Soviets have steered ahead in the space program with the launch of their first satellite and their American counterparts are reeling under pressure to launch their first satellite. And the launch in question has already been delayed twice due...
Follett has written some fascinating historical novels, my favorite being Pillars of the Earth, the story of building a medieval cathedral, but this is the first spy novel. It’s riveting. Shortly before the launch of America’s first attempt at a response to Sputnik in 1958, a man awakens in th...
i'd give it a 3 1/2 if I could. Entertaining. Not his best, but not bad.