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  • Anglais The Key to Rebecca

    Follett Ken

    His code name: "The Sphinx." His mission: to send Rommel's advancing army the secrets that would unlock the doors to Cairo...and the ultimate Nazi triumph in the war. And in all of Cairo, only two people could stop this brilliant and ruthless Nazi master agent. One was a down-on-his-luck English officer no one would listen to. The other was a young Jewish girl...

  • Anglais World Without End

    Follett Ken

    On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman. One girl will defy the might of the medieval church; the other will pursue an impossible love. And always they will live under the long shadow of the unexplained killing they witnessed on that fateful childhood day. Ken Folletts masterful epic The Pillars of the Earth enchanted millions of readers with its compelling drama of war, passion and family conflict set around the building of a cathedral. Now World Without End takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with the devastating sweep of historical change.

  • Anglais Hornet Flight

    Follett Ken

    From the master storyteller, a startling new thriller set amidst the Danish Resistance. It is June 1941 and Denmark is under German occupation. On the rocky coast of Denmark, two brothers, Harald and Arne Olufsen are straining against the rigid confines imposed by their elderly parents. Meanwhile, a network of MI6 spies is attempting to decipher an encrypted Luftwaffe radio signal which mentions the new Freya-Ger¿t - a rudimentary form of German radar equipment. Arne's relationship with Hermia Mount, an MI6 analyst draws him into underground politics, putting him under surveillance by the Danish security forces - and by one man in particular who has a personal motive to see Arne fall. It is only a matter of time before the brothers' paths converge in a united effortto overcome the Nazis. A disused Hornet Moth biplane is their only means of getting a vital message to the British . . .

  • Anglais Jackdaws

    Follett Ken

    Two weeks before D-Day, the French Resistance attacks a chateau containing a telephone exchange vital to German communications but the building is heavily guarded and the attack fails disastrously. Flick Clairet, a young British secret agent, proposes a daring new plan: she will parachute into France with an all-woman team known as the Jackdaws and they will penetrate the chateau in disguise. But, unknown to Flick, Rommel has assigned a brilliant, ruthless Intelligence colonel, Dieter Franck, to crush the Resistance. And Dieter is on Flicks trail... From the master storyteller and best-selling author of Eye of the Needle and Code to Zero comes the new thriller, set against the menacing backdrop of the Second World War and crackling with suspense and action. Jackdaws is an irresistible novel of the Resistance and of love, courage and revenge.

  • Night Over Water: the action-filled romantic adventure from Ken Follett, author of the worldwide bestsellers Eye of the Needle and The Pillars of the Earth. A night aboard the most luxurious airliner ever built the PanAm Clipper, bound for New York. A night of drama and suspense, as panic-driven men and women flee to save their fortunes, their families, and their lives... 'The opulent interior of the first airliner on a transatlantic flight from England to New York in war-darkened 1939 is the setting for Folletts high-flying caper, guaranteed to hold the reader in their seat... the master of epic suspense spins an excruciatingly taut drama, a whirlwind of romance and intrigue... His best since Eye of the Needle. Publishers Weekly 'Master of the romantic thriller. Daily Telegraph

  • Anglais Winter of the World

    Follett Ken

    Berlin in 1933 is in upheaval. Eleven-year-old Carla von Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany. Into this turmoil steps her mother's formidable friend and former British MP, Ethel Leckw

  • Anglais On Wings of Eagles

    Follett Ken

    When two of his American employees were held hostage in Iran, H. Ross Perot and a select group of his employees took matters into their own hands. They faced incalculable odds on a mission only true heroes would have dared....

  • Anglais Lie Down with Lions

    Follett Ken

    Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the cold war, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan-'to the moment of truth and deadly decision for all of them...

  • Anglais Code to Zero

    Follett Ken

    January, 1958--the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits Americas best hope to catch up with the Russians--the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to weather, even though everyone can see it is a perfectly sunny day.The real;reason for the delay rests deep in the mind of NASA scientist who has awoken that morning to find his memory completely erased. Knowing only that hes being followed and watched at every turn, he must find the clues to his own identity before he can discover who is responsible. But even more terrible is the dark secret that they wanted him to forget. A;secret that can destroy the Explorer I--and Americas future A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Guild ® and Doubleday Book Club

  • Anglais Fall of Giants

    Follett Ken

    A huge novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women. It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London. Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and to two orphaned Russian brothers, whose plans to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription and revolution. In a plot of unfolding drama and intriguing complexity, FALL OF GIANTS moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, from the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty.

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    Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.
    A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

  • Anglais Triple

    Follett Ken

    A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of Edge of Eternity and Eye of the Needle...
    As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the Mossad's number-one Israeli agent is given an impossible mission: to beat the Arabs in the nuclear arms race by finding and stealing 200 tons of uranium. The world's balance of power will shift. And the Mossad, KGB, Egyptians, and Fedayeen terrorists will play out the final, violent moves in this devastating game where the price of failure is nuclear holocaust....

  • Anglais Paper Money

    Follett Ken

    Crime, high finances, and journalism are interconnected in this early thriller by the author of On Wings of Eagles and Lie Down With Lions. In one suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes change hands as an ambitious young reporter scrambles to crack the story. A suicidal Junior Minister, an avaricious tycoon, and a seasoned criminal with his team of tough guys all play their parts in a scheme that moves "paper money" around at a dizzying pace.

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