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The Eagle Has Landed (Liam Devlin, #1) Top notch WWII At the beginning and end of the novel author Jack Higgins gives the reader the impression that this particular event really did happen and through extensive research the author is simply filling in the details to bring the story to life It certainly COULD HAVE happened One gets caught up in the action, the personalities and the psychology of war hard to put down Can t believe it s taken me 38 years to discover the book I ve noticed it time and again but it never really cau Top notch WWII At the beginning and end of the novel author Jack Higgins gives the reader the impression that this particular event really did happen and through extensive research the author is simply filling in the details to bring the story to life I I read this book because it was recommended by Reader s Digest as one of the best all time Needless to say that they weren t wrong I enjoy reading war related fiction have read many books but what Higgins presented here was beyond doubt extraordinary Here are a few elements that I was amazed to see 1 Fact or Fiction The writer did extensive research as explained well in the prologue epilogue In fact the research is as important to the plot as is the book The only issue b I read this book because it was recommended by Reader s Digest as one of the best all time Needless to say that they weren t wrong I enjoy reading war related fiction have read many books but what Higgins presented here was beyond doubt extraordinary Here are a few elements that I was amazed to see 1 Fact or Fiction The writer did extensive research In November Of 1943, An Elite Team Of Nazi Paratroopers Descends On British Soil With A Diabolical Goal To Abduct Winston Churchill And Cripple The Allied War Effort The Mission, Ordered By Hitler Himself And Planned By Heinrich Himmler, Is Led By Ace Agent Kurt Steiner And Aided On The Ground By IRA Gunman Liam Devlin.As The Deadly Duo Executes Hitler S Harrowing Plot, Only The Quiet Town Of Studley Constable Stands In Their Way Its Residents Are The Lone Souls Aware Of The Impending Nazi Plan, And They Must Become The Most Unlikely Of Heroes As The Fate Of The War Hangs In The Balance. It s been a long time since I read my old paperback version, but I think I read it too early in my life This time around, it was incredibly impressive The characterization, plotting, well, just everything.There are plenty of good bad guys Unfortunately, the good guys were often after each other Some really bad people did some good things vice versa Sometimes they had a choice, often they didn t Why they felt they needed to do what they did Oh, it was a shame It s been a long time since I read The Eagle Has Landed is definitely one of the best and must read World War II Spy Thriller Easily one of those classic thrillers with very believable plot and crisply created characters, which makes it a candidate for re reading.The story takes place in the fictitious Norfolk village of Studley Constable The plot follows a Abwehr headed special forces mission for abducting British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during his supposed visit to a remote village in Norfolk The mission is assign The Eagle Has Landed is definitely one of the best and must read World War II Spy Thriller Easily one of those classic thrillers with very believable plot and crisply created characters, which makes it a candidate for re reading.The story takes place in the fictitious Norfolk village of Studley Constable The plot follows a Abwehr headed special forces mission for abducting British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during his supposed visit to a remote village in Norfolk The mission is assigned to a Fallschirmj ger commander, Lieutenant Colonel Kurt Steiner and a small group of paratroopers who are air dropped into Norfolk where an IRA operative Liam Devlin and Joanna Grey, a longtime Abwehr agent are waiting for helping them with the mission What follows is a thrilling tale of immense action and delightful narration, which mixes I think I ve read this book before, and seen the movie, but I read it when I was in high school or junior high long enough ago that I d forgotten the details If it were written today, it would probably have a tighter POV and fewer pages spent on the set up Still, it s an awesome book Not squeaky clean PG 13 , but cleaner than average for the market.I think what impresses me most about this book is the way Higgins creates sympathy for so many characters even though most of the characters are I think I ve read this book before, and seen the movie, but I read it when I was in high school or junior high long enough ago that I d forgotten the details If it were written today, it would probably have a tighter POV and fewer pages spent on the set up Still, it s an awesome book Not squeaky 3.53.5 1975 Any list of the best espionage novels of all times must include Jack Higgins World War II caper story, The Eagle Has Landed Published in 1975, this classic of the genre has soldthan 50 million copies I read the book shortly after it was first published and turned back to it again to compare my memory of the book with the reality and with contemporary entries in the field.Classic espionage thrillerThe Eagle Has Landed introduces Liam Devlin, a fast talking agent for the Irish Republica Any list of the best espionage novels of all times must include Jack Higgins World War II caper story, The Eagle Has Landed Published in 1975, this classic of the genre has soldthan 50 million copies I read the book shortly after it was first published and turned back to it again to compare my memory of the book with the reality and with contemporary entries in the field.Classic espionage thrillerThe Eagle Has Landed introduces Liam Devlin, a fast talking agent for the Irish Republican Army, who is featured in three of Higgins subsequent thrillers Though nominally about espionage, as the story revolves around an imaginary plot by the Nazi military intelligence agency, the Abwehr, in 1943, the novel isproperly a thriller, action filled virtually from the beginning to the end.Enter Heinrich HimmlerThe principal characters in The Eagle Has Landed include two real life leaders of the Third Reich, Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, head of the Abwehr, and Heinrich Himmler, leader of the SS and widely regarded In all seriousness, this is without doubt, the BEST 2 STAR BOOK that I ve ever read I know, I know on its face that sounds confusing and maybe even oxymoronical and may lead to a bit of head scratching or possibly even a mild rash For that I m truly sorry, but please slap some calamine lotion on your itches and give me a chance to explain before you dismiss me as an oxy or any other form of moron PLOT SUMMARY Briefly, this story tells the fictional tale of a German commando unit that att In all seriousness, this is without doubt, the BEST 2 STAR BOOK that I ve ever read I know, I know on its face that sounds confusing and maybe even oxymoronical and may lead to There was a time when I loved Alistair MacLean, Jack Higgins, Desmond Bagley the whole damn lot That was when I was brainwashed into thinking that Americans were good and Russians were bad that the Second World War was a just war, where the Good Allies won and the Evil Axis lost that the Israelis were a peaceful people, being continuously menaced by the bloodthirsty Arabs Most of my black and white take on world affairs were influe

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