Jack Higgins

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Jack Higgins

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in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, The United Kingdom
July 27, 1929

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Jack Higgins is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson (b. 1929), the New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy thrillers, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Patterson grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. As a child, Patterson was a voracious reader and later credited his passion for reading with fueling his creative drive to be an author. His upbringing in Belfast also exposed him to the political and religious violence that characterized the city at the time. At seven years old, Patterson was caught in gunfire while riding a tram, and later was...more


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The Eagle Has Flown
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Cold Harbour
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“I realized fear one morning, with the blare of the fox hunter's sound. When they're all chasin' the poor bloody fox, 'tis safer to be dressed like the hound. ”
Jack Higgins

“Well, let's put it this way, you'll be a major by nightfall or dead”
Jack Higgins, The Eagle Has Landed

“tried to straighten it. “I must look a mess,” she said and smiled.”
Jack Higgins, The President's Daughter

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