The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

Book - 1975
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In his most desperate moment, Adolph Hitler issues an impossible order to a disgraced war hero and his commandos. The mission: invade the very heart of England and kidnap Winston Churchill--or kill him. Far from the thunder of war, in a quiet seaside village called Studley Constable, a beautiful widow and a cultured IRA assassin undertake preparations for the ultimate act of treachery. On November 6, 1943, Berlin gets the coded message: "The eagle has landed." Tightly plotted and bristling with suspense. The eagle has landed is a masterpiece of espionage and commando action, a searing drama of the courage and deceit of those who paid the price for Hitler's most daring plan
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1975]
ISBN: 9780030137464
0030137462
Branch Call Number: FIC Higg
Characteristics: 352 p. ; 24 cm

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kannans1983
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.

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milesthecat
Apr 11, 2013

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

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RichardPaul
Jan 21, 2011

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

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