Eye of the Needle
One enemy spy knows the secret of the Allies' greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin—code name: "The Needle"—who holds the key to the ultimate Nazi victory. Only one person stands in his way: a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island, who is coming to love the killer... show more
One enemy spy knows the secret of the Allies' greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin—code name: "The Needle"—who holds the key to the ultimate Nazi victory. Only one person stands in his way: a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island, who is coming to love the killer who has mysteriously entered her life. Ken Follett's unsurpassed and unforgettable masterwork of suspense, intrigue, and the dangerous machinations of the human heart—Eye of the Needle
Publish date: July 27th 2010
Pages no: 464
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...
First book of the year was a real page turner! I really enjoyed this spy-thriller set in the time of World War II England. This book is basically told from three points of view. First, from that of a German spy and his actions in England. Second, from the point of view of the British MI-5 man tasked...
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...