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Author: Ken Follett
Jackdaws is one of the most stirring, successful, and popular thrillers of Ken Follett's career-a patriotic adventure that has won the hearts of readers and critics alike. But perhaps People magazine said it best: "Returning to the World War II setting of his bestselling thrillers Eye of the Needle and The Key to Rebecca<...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451207524
ISBN-10: 0451207521
Publication Date: 11/26/2002
Pages: 512
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 215 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 7
This is just a great read, just what you'd expect from Follett. You wonder how the gals can beat the Gestapo, seems the odds are all stacked against them.... Read Pillars of thr Earth, too. It's one of the best I ever read!
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Helpful Score: 4
Suspense, drama, excellent plotline. A well told story about female British agents during WW2 just before D-Day. Real page-turner.
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Helpful Score: 3
I loved this book! Ken Follett never disappoints me, but here, he really stirs the imagination as he follow 6 British women undercover agents working in France just days before the D-Day invation. His images of World War II are so vividly drawn that you can almost picture yourself there. This gives one a great appreciation of the dangers faced by the French underground.
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Helpful Score: 3
Another book I couldn't put down - based on real heroes during WWII.
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Helpful Score: 2
A review, "A very entertaining, very cinematic thriller about a ragtag, all-female band of British agents, code-named Jackdaws, sent to blow up a key telephone exchange in France..." -Publishers Weekly
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Ken Follett is so good at writing a book that reaches out and grabs you for an exciting ride until the last page. This book is no different. I really enjoyed this book and reading more about the war effort on the part of the females.
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Great! Love this author's style. In the process of reading a couple more of his. Would recommend Jackdaws to everyone who enjoys WWII spy novels.
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Another excellent historical fiction from Ken Follett. The characters are memorable and you start to care about them...especially the villain, who starts as the all inclusive Nazi bad-guy, but is fleshed out to make him more human, with his own problems, loves, and reasons.