The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

Paperback - 1976
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Re-released on its 25th anniversary, this classic novel is widely considered to be Higgins' greatest work. Threatened on all sides, a desperate Adolph Hitler orders that Winston Churchill be kidnapped or killed. Meanwhile, a beautiful widow and IRA assassin have laid the groundwork for the most treacherous plot of the war, beginning when Berlin receives the message, "The eagle has landed".
Publisher: London, Eng. : Pan Books in association with William Collins, 1976, c1975.
ISBN: 9780330268073
Characteristics: 382 pages ;,18 cm.


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Oct 07, 2015

A thrilling historical fiction set in the WWII setting. Second half of the book is really fast paced with how the event unfold as per and not as per plan. (I wouldn't go beyond and spoil it)
The first half devotes to setting up this plot for the fast paced second half. The first half is like being in the roller coaster on the slow ascent before the thrilling downward ride.
This is an awesome read.

Apr 11, 2013

Love most if not all of Jack Higgins. The Eagle has landed may be his best. Great read!

Jan 21, 2011

The Eagle Has Landed ---- by Jack Higgins c - 2000/ read earlier edition c - ? ---- Excellent Thriller ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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