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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In the story the French were going to supply some exocet rockets to Argentina.
Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Good story, but as Jack Higgins sometime does, a portion of the story is copied from another of his. Then again, I can think of one less plausible aspect of this novel. Stuart Hibgins rated it liked it Aug 09, The British re-establish control over the islands inwhere they have ruled continuously until the present day with a brief interruption during the Argentinian invasion.
I actually liked his character.
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The Soviets ultimately take the higfins as the bad guys in this story. My long and rambling point is that the Falklands, for as much of a comical war as it was, was not a soccer riot turned war that yielded no results.
Soviet game of spies excoet real events, it’s not bad. Some familiar faces but a nicely unique story line. I read this so you don’t have to. There was a problem adding your email address. Write a product review.
Exocet by Jack Higgins
It even has a happy ending, what more could one want. Also in the Foreword, Higgins mentions how this was his most successful novel yet, probably because he for once included a love affair. 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 jzck of power into chaos.
The Last Place God Made. Archived from the original on 23 February And Gabrielle will find herself forced to betray her adored lover toward the end of the war. In the Foreword of the nove Rating: The Argentinians are not depicted in any way as the bad guys. Thought it drug a little for Higgins. Democratically, the government of the Falklands has initiated a referendum to determine sovereignty hjggins, which they hope will act as a declaration to Buenos Aires of their proud British citizenship, to be voted on in This later turned out to be true.
Books by Jack Higgins. Tony Villiers is a top MI6 agent selected personally by the British top military brass to prevent this exchange from happening. Does anyone care about the outcome of this war?
This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Walter rated it really liked it Feb 06, Next came the Dutch, naming them the Sebald Islands. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Britain was forced to withdraw, but left a plaque proclaiming sovereignty for Britain. Argentina over the Falkland islands. InHiggins began writing novels.
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Not very good plot. This created the initial dispute between Spain and Britain. See 2 questions about Exocet…. A little too pat and predictable but nevertheless an enjoyable yarn in the finest Higgins style. Be the first to discover new talent! International tycoon Felix Donner has offered to arrange a secret sale to Argentina off the French coast–with Montera sneaking off to Paris for the transfer of the goods.
Amy Hewett Patterson Denise Higgins. The ending was very good. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
For God’s sake, Galtieri gets a viewpoint chapter in here, and not a negative turn of phrase is used against him. Mar 20, Carmen rated it really liked it. Britain quickly re-established control. British military learns Argentina plans on purchasing the highly effective Higgina ‘Exocet’ missiles capable of taking out an entire warship with a single hit.
As the British foil this up there is an interesting love affair in exocef story. He was considered an expert sharpshooter.