Another great book by Ken Follett.
This is a thriller that will keep you turning the pages.
Looking forward to the next release, as I have now read all of his books that I can find.
So, I'm done with my 14th Ken Follett novel (all read this year) and if someone were to ask me to select the best 5 it would be a mighty difficult task.
The way he weaves a story based on historical facts is simply stunning.
Triple is another masterpiecea Spy thriller based in the year 1968 when Israel were believed to have pulled off a mighty coup by stealing a huge consignment of Uranium ore(see attached pic).
The opening scene/prologue sets the story up beautifully wherein all the major characters(students at this stage) are meeting at an Oxford Professor's home.
There's Nat Dickstein the English Jew(who goes on to become a top Mossad agent), a Russian named Rostov (predictably a future KGB colonel), an Arab named Hassan(Egyptian I tried to read one of Follett's historical books several years ago, and it didn't "do it" for me.
So when I came across Triple, I decided to give his work another try.
There are many things to like about Triple.
Follett obviously knows his way around constructing a story, and his character development is distinct and strong.
The story is complex, intriguing, and (I think) completely unrealistic, but this is fiction, right?
I have a few issues with the pacing and detail: the former seems erratic, and the latter overwhelming at times, bogging the story down.
Some of the scenes were more graphic than I believe necessary, and the ending drew out to the point that I skimmed a lot.
Also, I can't help but think that a seasoned, battered, weathered Israeli spy would Another fun spy novel/action thriller by Ken Follett! Triple is about operative Nathaniel Dickstein is given the task of stealing 200 tons of Uranium for Israel to produce the atomic bomb, for the war against the Middle East.
But it turns out Dickstein isn't the only one after it, the Russian KGB is after the Uranium, and a team of Fedayeen Terrorists are after it as well.
After reading a couple chapters I understood why the book was titled Triple, it involves 3 different parties that are after the Uranium for different reasons.
An enjoyable Espionage/spy novel and interesting characters! ↠´ Triple ↠´ A standalone thriller from author Follett in 1979.
As I read this novel, I was reminded of the stylistic difference between other authors I read in the 1970s (Ambler, Forsyth, Greene, Le Carre) and how the espionage thriller has changed in the post Tom Clancy era.
Now some of the enemies are the same but the interpersonal relations have changed.
Now a four man team will wipe out an enemy platoon and perhaps suffer a leg wound or a grazed scalp.
In Triple, a band of terrorists were attacked by a team of Mossad agents and 7 of 12 agents were killed.
The scale was more human.
In 1967, as Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the Mossad's number one Israeli agent is given an impossible mission: to beat the Arabs in
As a fan and author of historical fiction, I am a great admirer of Follett's work.
However, this one was a bit too much James Bond for my taste.
Still a good read overall.
Awesome and really close to what really happened (something he didn't know at the time he wrote it).
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Although the main character is a spy, he spends the majority of the book pulling off a mission.
But there are two other spy characters that get involved, giving the book it's name (I think.
Early in the book, the main character is tasked with stealing a huge amount of Uranium for Israel.
However, Follett does an excellent job of presenting the story in a political free manner.
If anything, he comes across as Israel neutral, which is quite the accomplishment for a book where you are engaged in rooting for the main character to acquire critical materials for Israel's nuclear bomb program.
(While officially, Israel may or may not have 'the bomb', they also don't deny having it).
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