Ken Follett | Critical Essay by Peter Andrews

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Ken Follett.
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Critical Essay by Peter Andrews

"The Key to Rebecca" is an assured best seller even before publication, with a first printing of 100,000 copies, a major subsidiary success with sales to the leading book clubs, a serialization smash with rights sold to just about every publication this side of Presbyterian Life, and a perfectly dreadful novel. I suppose it says something about American tastes in popular fiction but I don't like to think what. Mr. Follett's first novel, "The Eye of the Needle," got by on a pass, but this one should have a bell tied to it before being let out on the streets.

The story could have been a good one. It is a fictionalized account of the famous Kondor mission, a German espionage operation set up in Cairo during the desert campaigns of 1942. The true story has the elements of an outstanding adventure...

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