Title Profile & Character Information

Eye of the Needle

Annotation
One enemy spy knows the secret to the Allies' greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin -- code name: "The Needle" -- who holds the key to ultimate Nazi victory. Only one person stands in his way: a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island, who is beginning to love the killer who has mysteriously entered her life. All will come to a terrifying conclusion in Ken Follett's unsurpassed and unforgettable masterwork of suspense, intrigue, and the dangerous machinations of the human heart.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Awards
1979  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)

Characters
NameRose, Lucy
GenderFemale
OccupationHousewife
TraitsMarried
Mother

NameFaber, Henry "Heinrich"
GenderMale
OccupationSpy
TraitGerman

GenreSuspense
Thriller
Historical
Spy
Fiction
TopicsWorld War II
Infiltration
D-Day
Normandy invasion
Spies
SettingEngland
Rural
Sheep farm
Farm