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Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett, Multivoice Production Staff, Eric Lincoln

This classic WWII thriller from one of the world's
bestselling authors, Ken Follett, has been repackaged for a new
generation of intrigue seekers. Code named, "The Needle", a
brilliant, ruthless master German spy is on the run with
secrets that will annihilate the Allied chances for victory. He
seduces a beautiful Englishwoman into helping him escape, but
her loyalty to the Allied cause may be his ultimate downfall...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593556501
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 02/10/2004
Edition description: Unabridged, 6 cassettes, 9 hrs.
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.16(h) x 2.62(d)

About the Author

Ken Follett is the author of numerous international bestsellers, including Jackdaws, Hornet Flight, Code to Zero, Triple, Eye of the Needle, Pillars of the Earth, and A Dangerous Fortune. He lives in England.


Hertfordshire, England

Date of Birth:

June 5, 1949

Place of Birth:

Cardiff, Wales


B.A. in Philosophy, University College, London, 1970

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Eye of the Needle 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 194 reviews.
gailannsoebbing More than 1 year ago
I was watching a documentary about thriller movies and it mentioned the 1981 movie "Eye of the Needle" which is based on the book. I found the description fasinating and then the next time I was at B&N I found the book (I wasn't even looking for it). It is an exciting novel with plot twists and suprises that could almost be plausible. Mix a little bit of history with fiction and you have yourself a roller coster ride. Reading the novel you keep thinking "How is he going to get out of this?" or "Will they get to him in time?" It is a very enjoyable book that I would recommend to anyone. All I have to do now is find the film. :-)
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jimmyc776 More than 1 year ago
Eye of the Needle was a great book. It was always hard to put down. The Eye of the Needle takes place in world war II. The book plays with your mind a little because it goes into the mind of two main characters. One of the main characters is a professor hired by the British government the other is a Nazi spy. The Nazi spy's codename is the needle named after his stiletto he uses to kill his victims.Faber goes undercover as British civilians and gives out British secrets to Germany through radio. His real name is Faber and even though he kills innocent people and fights for the Nazis he has a conscious. Then there is professor Percival Godliman he is hired by the British government to track down Faber. In the book Percival is always one step behind Faber. Faber finds out crucial information that could effect the outcome of the war. He has to give this to Germany in person and after a series of events he ends up at a woman's house on a island with her husband who is a paralyzed British veteran. They end up falling in love. I give this book a 9 out of 10.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An all time favorite - I read it every few years. Good story of the WWII era - what might have happened somewhere. Maybe it did? Her bravery is what I always remember about this book.
XTC_Bojangles More than 1 year ago
Well paced and detailed, with interesting, as well as accurate, historical information. Satisfying conflicts, plot and conclusion. Worthwhile purchase.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a greathearttouching easy read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Spectacular! Not much else to say. Great suspense- his books demand all of the reader's attention from start to finish.
Monty Bradford More than 1 year ago
great read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the movie and finally read the book. Being a huge fan of Follett, this story was all I expected it to be. Having Donald Sutherland's image in my head from the movie made it all the more enjoyable.
denana 8 days ago
This is my very favorite spy/history novel. I have read it 4(four) times over the years...and each time I find something new. It is the BEST ever I think Ken Follett is one of the best novelist of our time I read every day and am so happy to see his newest book out
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When in doubt for a good night- read Follet. Like a date you wish wouldn't end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book took awhile to get where it needed to go, but it was an enjoyable read, especially if you like historical (WWII-era) fiction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ken Follett never disappoints.
HEMETGORF More than 1 year ago
Ken Follett's EYE OF THE NEEDLE combines an historically grounded story with characters that you feel you really know into an exciting tale of espionage leading up to D-Day. The plot is fast moving and has enough twists for the dedicated mystery fan and his characters are complete, multi-faceted, and have you caring for them from the beginning. It didn't hurt that I had recently read DOUBLE CROSS and therefore recognized much of the background for the story.
gb2 More than 1 year ago
Cannot wait to begin this Ken Follett novel; his other books are all excellent reads.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this is the 1st ken follett book i ever read over 20 yrs ago - it grabbed me then & it's doing the same right now.
Pheety More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed the book. Hard to put down.
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*sits ext to her and winks* how are you?
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Excellent read, didn't want to put it down.