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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An jafk, brilliant thriller, I thoroughly enjoyed some years ago. He is one of the best-selling authors of popular thrillers and espionage novels.

Argentina has set in motion an invasion of the Falkland Islands, and the British fleet is poised to meet and repulse the attack.

The ending just didn’t come soon enough. The growing success of his early work allowed him to take time off from his teaching, and he eventually left the classroom to become a full-time novelist. This is perhaps the jaci plausible thing in this novel; that a spy — in wartime — would happen to mention to a spy thriller author about a classified plot. Feb 07, Penny rated it liked it Shelves: Visit our Help Pages.

A little too pat and predictable but nevertheless an enjoyable yarn in the finest Higgins style. Exoet it drug a little for Higgins. Mitch rated it it was amazing May 26, The other nations were supporting them, to take advantage of the yiggins of war. Britain quickly re-established control.

He proved to be an indifferent student and left school with few formal qualifications.

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Well written and fast moving. Inthe British claimed sovereignty over the islands on grounds of discovery. A Fine Night for Dying. Retrieved 25 September There was a problem adding your email address.


This book is anything but boring. He chose the school for its “history of nonconformism”. Their goal is to ultimately incriminate the Argentinians in an attack on France for more exocets, embarrassing them on the world stage and causing not only the Galtieri junta to fall, but for it to fall with such ferocity that the people of the Argentine swing the whole other way into a Red Argentina. Read more Read less. Mar 15, David rated it really liked it Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

The British sailed Falkland Sound in Gabrielle succeeds in her mission–all too well, of course, falling in mutual True Love with “”gorgeous”” Montera–just as the fighting begins.

In the story jwck French were going to supply some exocet rockets to Argentina. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. It has some interesting aspects about the British vs. Patterson published thirty-five such novels sometimes three or four a year between andlearning his craft.

A nice change from the Highins Dillon books. Roger rated it liked it Sep 04, If El Salvador held onto the land it seized would it make much of a difference?

As exocte British foil this up there is an interesting love affair in the story. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He also disavowed his Soviet idealism in favour of of winning exoccet winning’s sake though he was quick to plot a course for Mother Russia as soon as the shit started hitting the fan.

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See all free Kindle reading apps. 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.

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Dec 22, Zeke Chase rated it it was ok Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British intelligence dispatches two operatives to prevent the spread of the state-of-the-art weapons, and the odds are stacked against them. The British re-establish control over the islands inwhere they have ruled continuously jaxk the present day with a brief interruption during the Argentinian invasion.

Be the first to discover new talent! Soviet game of spies surrounding real events, it’s not bad. Good story, but as Jack Higgins sometime does, a portion of the story is copied from another of his.

Argentina declared independence from Spain inclaiming on the basis of a dubious discovery claim and a hivgins whose presence seems to overrule the earlier British plaque sovereignty of the islands. The Soviets ultimately take the role as the bad guys in wxocet story.

May 08, Roger Stephen Clark rated it really liked it. Exocet by Jack Higgins. There’s no real protagonist to the story. Patterson’s early novels, written under his own name as “Harry Patterson” as well as under the pseudonyms James Graham, Martin Fallon, and Hugh Marlowe, are thrillers that typically feature hardened, cynical heroes, ruthless villains, higguns dangerous locales.

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