Ken Follett | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Robert Lekachman

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Critical Essay by Robert Lekachman

Ken Follett's forte is the variation upon history. His previous best seller, Eye of the Needle, concerned a demon German spy in England who nearly won the war for Hitler. It really wasn't half bad. Triple plays variations on the usual assumption that the Israelis gained the ability to make atomic weapons by hijacking the essential uranium. The book is an account of how they pulled off their coup, told very much from the Israeli point of view…. Triple is a readable adventure story, a success in a form quite different from that of Le Carré. No ambiguities, just good guys versus bad ones. (p. 505)

Robert Lekachman, "Good Boys, Bad Boys, Old Boys," in The Nation (copyright 1980 The Nation Associates, Inc.), Vol. 230, No. 16, April 26, 1980, pp. 504-06.∗

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