The Eagle Has Landed
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The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible--kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him. A crack team of commandos led by a disgraced war hero must venture into the heart of England to carry out their mission, or die trying.Meanwhile, in a quiet seaside village, a beautiful widow and an IRA assassin have already laid the groundwork for what will be the most treacherous plot of the war. It begins on November 6, 1943, when Berlin receivs the fateful message . . . "THE EAGLE HAS LANDED . . .""First rate . . . a fascinating adventure story." --San Francisco Chronicle"The master's master of World War II spycraft storytelling. . . . A superb and mysterious tale." --United Press Internationalshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 106.68 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0425177181
  • 9780425177181
  • 87,142

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Praise for Jack Higgins "A seasoned pro...Mr. Higgins knows how to tell a story!"--The New York Times Book Review "Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years."--The San Diego Union-Tribune "When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd--Jack Higgins."--Associated Press "Higgins makes the pages fly."--New York Daily News "Jack Higgins is one of the best-selling authors of popular fiction in the world, often considered the architect of the modern thriller."--The Huffington Post "Higgins is an author with the creative power to hook the reader and keep them forever because of his terrific tales. There are many villains out there, but Higgins is by far the greatest at bringing to life the best and worst of them all."--Suspense Magazineshow more

About Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.show more

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41,853 ratings
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