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The eagle has flown

The eagle has flown

Higgins, Jack, 1929- author

In this sequel to 'The Eagle Has Landed', Liam Devlin, the ruthless and debonair IRA gunman, is tasked by Heinrich Himmler to rescue Colonel Steiner from the Tower of London

Paperback, Book. English. Thriller. Suspense fiction.
Published London: Harper, 2013

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Statement of responsibility: Jack Higgins
ISBN: 000730465X, 9780007304653
Note: Originally published: London: Chapmans, 1991.
Physical Description: 341 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Fiction.

Author note

Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. 'The Eagle Has Landed' turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. Many of them have also been made into successful films

Description

The breathtaking sequel to the all-time classic, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, reissued for a new generation

The greatest World War Two story of all time - is not over.

By the end of 1943, all evidence of the abortive German attempt to assassinate Winston Churchill has been carefully buried in an unmarked grave in the Norfolk village of Studley Constable.

But two of the most wanted ringleaders are still alive.

In the fourth hard winter of war, British Intelligence pick up disturbing reports from Heinrich Himmler's power base in Wewelsburg Castle. The mission is not yet accomplished. For the Fatherland, the Reichsfuhrer is demanding the Eagle's return.

Reviews

'A triumphant return to the settings and characters from Jack Higgins' most famous novel, The Eagle Has Landed. The master of the WWII thriller is at the top of his form' Publishers Weekly

'Higgins is a master of his craft.' Daily Telegraph

'The master craftsman of good, clean adventure.' Daily Mail