Eye of the Needle
Publish date: November 23rd 2004
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
, World War II
Yes, but Kindle. One of those books I like after only a few pages.
This classic starts off with a bang. Henry Faber has two identities. The one in London is a quiet man who keeps to himself on the top floor of a house being sublet by a widow. She takes a fancy to him one evening and with her duplicate key happens to walk in on him just as he's getting the transmitt...
During World War II the Allies went to extraordinary lengths to make the Nazis believe the coming invasion would be at Calais, not Normandy. They used plywood artillery and inflatable dummy tanks and other faux constructions to fool the Nazis from the air. But from the ground these were obvious fake...
Initially when I first started with this book I thought it would be a difficult read for me but to my surprise it was not, the reason being authors style of writing. The way he has developed the story giving all the essential details at the right time with emotional touch made me relate to the chara...
Großbritannien, 1944: Henry Faber, alias "Die Nadel", ist Hitlers Topspion, der die englischen Truppenbewegungen auskundschaften soll. Die Nazis wissen, dass ein Anschlag der alliierten Truppen bevorsteht, aber wo wird dieser Anschlag stattfinden? Als Faber das große Geheimnis der Briten entdeckt, b...