Lie Down With Lions

Lie Down With Lions

Book - 1986
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Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the cold war, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan - to the moment of truth and deadly decision for all of them... "A deadly romantic triangle, a clandestine mission with global stakes, an exotic location, a plot as gripping and ingenious as Eye of the Needle ... engineered to perfection with breathless acceleration. I couldn't put it down!" - Los Angeles Times "Masterful... plot and counterplot, treachery, cunning and killing ... keep you on edge every moment" - Associated Press
Publisher: New York : Morrow, c1986
ISBN: 9780688058913
0688058914
9780451163509
0451163508
9780451210463
0451210468
Characteristics: 333 p. : map

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diamondrhyme
Apr 30, 2015

I am blown away by Follett's Hemingwayesque style and suspense. The author drew me right into the land of Afghanistan and its unique culture. I felt as if I were there. Follett's plot development makes such an incredible story highly realistic. The writer skillfully revealed the most intimate inner longings of each character in direct contrast to sculpting amazing deception and subterfuge. Warning: graphic in more ways than one.

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moni517
Sep 15, 2011

Very interesting. I didn't think I would like it, but, I found that I couldn't put it down. Good story, except for all the 4 letter words. Could limit those, and shorten the description of love making making details. After 1 or 2 para nothing more is really needed. But, he is a great story teller.

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RichardPaul
Mar 02, 2011

Lie Down With Lions ---- by Ken Follett c - 1986 ---- This is a good Story ---- Two Men and a Woman, both men in love and at ends, as the men are on both sides of the cold war. ---- It is a very fast paced story and written so well that at times I was there! ---- If you know what I mean. ----- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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taylortribe
Sep 28, 2010

enjoyed it.

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cpurvis
Mar 14, 2010

In the Afghan mountains lies the Valley of Five Lions, a place of ancient legend. To it come two young aid workers and an American who has a message for the legendary guerrilla leader, Masud, who is wanted dead or alive by the Russians. Below, in the Valley, a woman stumbles upon a terrifying treachery, leading to a chase across impassable mountains and a confrontation that echoes all our nightmares.

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