Too many shortcuts & too much suspension of disbelief to maintain what should have been a fantastic novel. But when otherwise intelligent people make..Show More » too many obviously poor decision and things are too often resolved simply to "tie things up", it lost steam for me.
I first listened to this book about 10 years ago and have loved each subsequent reading so much that I was delighted to find it available on Audible. ..Show More »The concept of twin brothers whose lives revolve around flying, but with one being the pride of the Luftwaffe and the other the pride of the Allies, is creative, as we see the story unfold from both the Allied perspective and that of the Nazis.
I found the premise highly creative, and I loved the careful way that Higgins built up the story to try to give it the veneer of being a true story, even when we all know that is is fiction.
I have listened to many of Jack Higgins' books, but this is my favorite by far!