Night Over Water

Night Over Water

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Set during the outbreak of the Second World War, Night Over Water is a feat of storytelling from the bestselling master of the historical thriller, Ken Follett. On a bright September morning in 1939, two days after Britain has declared war, a group of privileged but desperate people gather in Southampton to board the largest, most luxurious airliner ever built - the Pan American Clipper, bound for New York: an English aristocrat, fleeing with his family and a fortune in jewels; a German scientist, escaping from the Nazis; a murderer under FBI escort; a young wife running away from a domineering husband; and a handsome, unscrupulous thief . . . 'Master of the romantic thriller' Daily Telegraph 'The opulent interior of the first airliner on a transatlantic flight from England to New York in war-darkened 1939 is the setting for Follett's 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... forward, was taken up by the sevenfootlong chart table, at which navigator Jack Ashford now stood, bending over his maps. Aft of that was a small conference table, at which the Captain could sit when he was not actually flying the plane. Beside the table was an oval hatch leading to the crawlway inside the wing, a special feature of the Clipper, from which the engines could be reached during flight ... Then came the radio operatora#39;s station, where Ben Thompson sat facing forward.


Title:Night Over Water
Author: Ken Follett
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - 2011-06-04
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