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His weapon is the stiletto, his codename: The Needle. He is Henry Faber, a coldly professional killer and Germany's most feared deep-cover agent in Britain. His task: to discover the Allies' plans for D-Day and get them to Germany at all costs. It's a task he undertakes with customary relish and ruthlessness - until he encounters Storm Island and a woman named Lucy.
© Ken Follett; (P) Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Critic Reviews

"A tense, marvellously detailed suspense thriller built on a solid foundation of fact." (Sunday Times)
"An absolutely terrific thriller, so pulse-pounding, so ingenious in its plotting, and so frighteningly realistic that you simply cannot stop reading." (Publishers Weekly)

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  • 10-25-12

Good story but short

A really well written story that keeps you intrigued throughout. But the main issue is it is effectively a short story. Worth a read though. I did enjoy it.