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The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins
  

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The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed, by international bestselling author Jack Higgins, is the ultimate WWII thriller.In the early morning hours of 6 November 1943, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler receives the coded message he has been waiting for: 'The Eagle has landed'. It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil. But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight . . .For in that remote corner of Norfolk, an elite unit is gathered together. Ready to do battle for a nation against the most ruthless task force ever assembled.First published in 1975, The Eagle Has Landed is a classic tale of the ultimate act of wartime treachery, and one of the bestselling thrillers of all time. Every one of Jack Higgins' subsequent publications has been an international blockbuster bestseller, including The White House Connection and Day of Reckoning. Praise for The Eagle Has Landed:'A compulsively readable storyteller' Sunday Express'100 per cent proof adventure' New York TimesJack Higgins was brought up in Belfast and later moved to Leeds. Leaving school with no qualifications, he became a circus hand, a tram conductor and a teacher before turning to writing.

About the Author

Jack Higgins

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.

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Publication date

24th October 2013

Author

Jack Higgins

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Author's Website

jackhiggins.co.za/

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Second World War fiction

ISBN

9781405917520

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