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EXOCETIn the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and. In the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and the British. Henry Patterson (born 27 July ), known by his pen name Jack Higgins, is a British writer. . 43, , Exocet, Jack Higgins, Tony Villiers, Stein and Day, Tony Villiers Book 1. 44, , Confessional, Jack Higgins, Liam Devlin, Stein and.

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The Falklands was a dispute between Britain, who’d fairly and democratically governed the islands of an almost exclusive British demography for a century and a half and the first landfall claim and the plaquevs.

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higbins Ian Robertson rated it it was amazing May 13, Leopold Galtieri loosely held the government with his junta, and to distract the mutinous public, allied them behind them with the one thing they all agreed on. Then it digresses greatly towards his ex-wife, Gabrielle Legrand. Sep 29, Steve rated it really liked it.

I probably didn’t understand everything in it — for years I used to pronounce the word rogue as rogger —but I didn’t care. I think I can safely write my own outlook exocwt this issue prior to said referendum. It’s the sort of book Jack Higgins fans will love, and I particularly enjoy the fact that the characters are not recurring ones the author uses in many of his other books.


If you are a jjack for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Eagle Has Landed represented a step forward in the length and depth of Patterson’s work.

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Preview — Exocet by Jack Higgins. Once again, I like his protagonists and his “bad guys”. A nice change from the Sean Dillon books.

British military learns Argentina plans on jafk the highly effective French-made ‘Exocet’ missiles capable of taking out an entire warship with a single hit. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

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See our Returns Policy. The wild card is the Exocet — the enemy, close to acquiring the deadly French missile, will soon be capable of smashing British defenses — and throwing the global balance of power into chaos.

I read Oliver Twist when I was six. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. This is perhaps the least plausible thing in this novel; that a spy — in wartime — would happen to mention to a spy thriller author about a classified plot.

Don’t have a Kindle? Then again, I can think of one less plausible aspect of this novel. As his popularity grew, Patterson left teaching to write full time.

Guerra entre las maldivas y Argentina. Jun 15, David Lucero rated it it was jaxk. The main character is Irish gunman, poet, and philosopher Liam Devlin. The ending just didn’t come soon enough.


She a self-described feminist with money whom lives a posh somewhat artsy life in Europe subsequently struggles between her loyalty to her country and her brother serving in the Falklands and the love of her life, an Argentinian mercenary fascist with a ten-year-old daughter he openly admits he’s a bad father who’s twice her age. I just don’t know which is the original and which is the copy. They team him with Gabrielle Legrand, a beautiful woman once romantically connected with Villiers, and later with a handsome Argentinian military officer who happens to be part of the plan to obtain the Exocet missiles.

Most readers, however, won’t find the imaginary crisis here either very believable or very involving. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Way too many characters to keep straight at the beginning, but toward the end, one realizes it just doesn’t make any difference. Collectively, more than people were killed in the fight for these islands and that blood lies entirely on Argentine hands. After attending grammar school and college in Leeds, England, Patterson joined the British Army and served two years in the Household Cavalry, from tostationed along the East German border.