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Night over Water

Narrated by: Russell Bentley
Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
4 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Set during the outbreak of the Second World War, Night over Water is a feat of storytelling from the best-selling master of the historical thriller, Ken Follett.

On a bright September morning in 1939, two days after Britain has declared war, a group of privileged but desperate people gather in Southampton to board the largest, most luxurious airliner ever built - the Pan American Clipper, bound for New York: an English aristocrat, fleeing with his family and a fortune in jewels; a German scientist, escaping from the Nazis; a murderer under FBI escort; a young wife running away from a domineering husband; and a handsome, unscrupulous thief....

©2018 Ken Follett (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Slow

The story is as tedious as a trans Atlantic crossing would have been. Although the story was obviously well researched, it got totally bogged down in its attempts to keep the reader in the Clipper aircraft .
One of Ken Follets worst books

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Enjoyable multi plot adventure, would like a sequel. Liked the twist at the end with the good guys coming through