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4.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 5 4.17 (41 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jack Higgins Narrator: Michael Page Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Liam Devlin Series Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9781441843647
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It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler’s audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil in November 1943.

But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight.…

For in a remote corner of Norfolk, an elite unit is gathered together. Ready to do battle for a nation against the most ruthless task force ever assembled.

“100 percent proof adventure.” —New York Times

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Crackling adventure…You’ll find yourself irresistibly caught up.”

    Cosmopolitan

  • “The master’s master of World War II spy-craft storytelling...A superb and mysterious tale.”

    United Press International

  • “What Frederick Forsyth did so well in The Day of the Jackal, Jack Higgins does even better in The Eagle Has Landed.”

    Associated Press

  • “Great adventure…The Eagle Has Landed is broadly and imaginatively conceived.”

    Philadelphia Inquirer

  • “First rate...a fascinating adventure story.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • The Eagle Has Landed will keep you on the edge of your chair.”

    New York Newsday

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kelly | 2/19/2014

    " I vaguely remember this book scaring me a bit. But for it to hold my attention as a senior in high school, with this heavy content ---- it has to be a great book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lauren | 2/14/2014

    " Entertaining way to get a wee piece of history. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bill | 2/13/2014

    " I read and re-read this book while I was at high school - it was almost the book that defined this genre for me. The classic Jack Higgins book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda Stoner | 2/2/2014

    " Audio version read by Michael Page "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stefan | 1/29/2014

    " A fun, quick thriller that succeeded at keeping me flipping the pages. Furthermore, the plot was fairly intelligent and well constructed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mike Hood | 1/20/2014

    " Higgins was the first author that I read several books by. I like his cast of regulars and the fact that they thwart the nazis is not lost on me! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Oleksiy Kononov | 1/20/2014

    " The best WWII fiction I've ever read "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Phil | 1/9/2014

    " German Special Agents in England to Assassinate Churchill "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Spencer Warner | 12/30/2013

    " Thought it was Ok. I gets 4stars JUST. I thought the last 150 or so pages were very good, but the book overall wasn't the best. i've now read two Jack Higgins books and considering how much i love World War 2 they have both left me a bit cold. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 W Orr | 12/25/2013

    " Fact or fiction? Reminded me a bit of Forsythe's THE DAY OF THE JACKAL. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mohd Faizal | 12/4/2013

    " 4 star for a would have been an awesome idea/operation. if it is true of course. Inglourious Basterds what? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joe Newell | 11/27/2013

    " Really good war action book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vince McCollum | 11/23/2013

    " Real talk, started off really good. But in the middle, I got kinda lost in the minutia of the planning of the mission. However, once the eagle had landed, it was very interesting and I really liked the ending. Also, it was interesting reading about Nazis as real people, not that I agree with it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary | 11/20/2013

    " I have a thing for Kurt Steiner. But lets say the events of this book may have actually happened. That is what makes it awesome. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan Thong | 11/16/2013

    " read some time ago. nice movie later on "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rich | 10/5/2013

    " This raises above the level Higgins usually wrote at, and made him an internationally acclaimed author. It's based on a plot, ordered by Hitler, to assassinate Winston Churchill. It's got the multiple layers that make a book great, along with the speed and adventure that make a great thriller. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pete | 9/30/2013

    " Thoroughly enjoyable. All the elements that are required for an excellent novel are present. Male readers will appreciate the suspense, intrigue and excitement of the secret mission and female readers will enjoy the heart warming love story that perfectly complements the main plot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 J.W. Thompson | 1/11/2013

    " The first Jack Higgins book I read. I have been a fan ever since "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Elizabeth | 12/22/2012

    " You would think that this sort of story would be more exciting but it is a bit of a slog. And I never understood one character. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lorena | 11/11/2012

    " I read this in High School, and I'm now re-reading it. I'm curious to see what my perception will be the second time through. In HS, it was one of my favorite books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Etchison | 3/6/2012

    " I loved this book in high school. It began a slight WWII obsession for me and is a total page turner. I then proceeded to read all of Jack Higgins' novels. (I'm such an author groupie.) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melody | 12/20/2011

    " Good world war II novel "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mashi | 12/11/2011

    " Long ago,when I decided to buy an original & start to read it,I chose "the eagle has landed".It's a masterpiece of Jack Higgins:Plitical,stealthy & complicated.It is just like "the day of Jackle". "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ann | 11/8/2011

    " I love Jack Higgins. This is among his best. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Judy Lewis | 11/4/2011

    " Gave up on it. I have read my share of German history books and decided to abandon. Life is too short to read my old passion again. Besides, it all sounded familiar. Perhaps I read it in an earlier life! :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Retarius | 10/13/2011

    " I liked it better than the movie derived from it. The yarn is quite plausible and has a neat denouement. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rod Zemke | 10/10/2011

    " This was a rare re-read for me as it was such a good book. Really a 4.5 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Declan Mehegan | 9/11/2011

    " A cracking read.A book to curl up with,action packed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Phil | 4/28/2011

    " German Special Agents in England to Assassinate Churchill
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Oleksiy | 4/9/2011

    " The best WWII fiction I've ever read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Spencer | 3/13/2011

    " Thought it was Ok. I gets 4stars JUST. I thought the last 150 or so pages were very good, but the book overall wasn't the best. i've now read two Jack Higgins books and considering how much i love World War 2 they have both left me a bit cold. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 William | 3/13/2011

    " This is still one of my favorite war stories of all time, and certainly my favorite piece written by Jack Higgins. The action moves along faster that a bullet from a Schmeiser. The main character is both heroic and flawed, and the plot is a straight forward take no prisoners joy ride. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 aldozirsov | 3/6/2011

    " Edisi Pertama terjemahan Indonesia dari The Eagle has Landed karangan Jack Higgins terbitan Gramedia 1978 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ann | 1/14/2011

    " I love Jack Higgins. This is among his best. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joe | 12/16/2010

    " Really good war action book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Katie | 12/9/2010

    " Loved this book! Had everything you could ask for: history, suspense, romance, intrigue. I enjoyed following the different character's lives, and how they intersected, during such a tumultuous time in history. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 11/12/2010

    " A great book, the storyline tells about German spies who are sent on a mission to kidnap Winston Churchill. It all comes unraveled because one of the soldiers makes a decision to save a drowning child. I read this book thirty years ago, but remember enjoying the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dave | 10/5/2010

    " Great story of a band of Nazi's who secretly "invade" England. I almost read it all during a single Saturday during my high school days. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Declan | 9/8/2010

    " A cracking read.A book to curl up with,action packed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cesar | 8/24/2010

    " You can't stop yourself reading once you have started to turn its pages. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stefan | 7/4/2010

    " A fun, quick thriller that succeeded at keeping me flipping the pages. Furthermore, the plot was fairly intelligent and well constructed. "

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About the Author
Author Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins is among the world’s most popular authors. Since the publication of The Eagle Has Landed, every novel he has written has become an international bestseller, including Day of Reckoning. He has had simultaneous #1 bestsellers in hardcover and paperback and has been published in thirty-eight languages worldwide. Many of his books have been made into successful movies, among them To Catch a King and The Valhalla Exchange.

About the Narrator

Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred titles to his credit. He has won ten AudioFile Earphones Awards and in 2012 was a winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. As a professional actor, he has performed regularly since 1998 with the Peterborough Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is a professor of theater at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.