Synopses & Reviews
September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the worlds most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America. Aboard are the cream of society and the dregs of humanity, all fleeing the war for reasons of their own…shadowed by a danger they do not know exists…and heading straight into a storm of violence, intrigue, and betrayal….
His best since Eye of the Needle. (Publishers Weekly) Follett is a master. (Washington Post Book World)
1939. The world's most luxurious airliner is heading straight into a storm of international intrigue, violence, war, and betrayal...
Ken Follett has had seven #1 bestsellers, and his backlist titles sell nearly 40,000 copies a month. Now his latest smashing bestselling novel comes to paperback. Shortly before Britain enters the war in 1939, a group of desperate people escape on the Pan Am Clipper bound for New York--unaware that there's a plot to sabotage the 30-hour flight.