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  • Code to Zero (English Edition)
  • Ken Follett
  • 15 October 2019
  • 0330482866

12 thoughts on “Code to Zero (English Edition)

  1. Ludovica Nati Poltri Ludovica Nati Poltri says:

    Questo romanzo molto intrigante dimostra ancora una volta il talento e le capacit narrative di Ken Follett Dopo un inizio mozzafiato, il risveglio del protagonista come barbone nel bagno della stazione di Washington, la storia si dipana a colpi di scena e con incalzanti flashback fra i vari personaggi, che sempre vengono presentati dal loro punto di vista Un interessante quadro inoltre della vita americana fra universit di lite, quartieri residenziali e laboratori scientifici Assolutamente da raccomandare a tutti coloro che amano la tensione e la raffinata guerra di nervi, ma che apprezzano anche la struttura di un romanzo postmoderno.

  2. Giovanni Zaccaria Giovanni Zaccaria says:

    Francamente ho trovato che questo romanzo non corrisponda alla descrizione e agli elogi che ne vengono fatti da altri utenti L ho trovato banale perch la tensione creata solo dal fattore tempo, mentre i personaggi non evolvono nel corso dello scorrere delle pagine Mi ha deluso.

  3. jackey jackey says:

    Scritto meglio del solito Un bel romanzo con uno sfondo storico ben ricostruito Avvincente e con una tecnica narrativa di flash backstage apprezzabile

  4. Alberto Alberto says:

    La trama meno avvincente degli altri romanzi di Ken Follet Forse anche il periodo in cui ambientato non molto interessante.

  5. Ale Ale says:

    I think this is the best romance by Ken Follett I ve ever readit s really amazing I suggest everyone to buy it.

  6. joni farthing joni farthing says:

    Not one of his best Idiom was wrong for the period.nobody said whatever meaning as you wish Women very rarely swore and calling someone a prick is beyond likelihood Despite mr Follett s generous assigning of strong roles to women his sex is written for men Frankly before Cosmo mag women never wondered much less discussed how good men were in bed Not enough character development to really care who won Surely there s to a man than what smart clothes he wears and if he wants kids And to a woman than long legs and nice hair To betray your husband friends and country you must have interesting motivation Hints would gave been nice Poor farmers in Guatemala just didn t cut it for me.

  7. Mandrek Larl Mandrek Larl says:

    I have read a number of Ken Follett s books but wouldn t describe myself as a Follett Fanatic, so this isn t one of those it s by Ken Follett so it s 5 stars reviews no it s five stars from me because irrespective of who wrote it Code to Zero is a great thriller.Yes it s lightweight, yes there isn t a huge amount of character development, yes it may not be historically accurate, yes some of the language and attitudes may not be reflective of the time, yes you may have to suspend your belief at the speed at which Luke rediscovers himself, and yes there s sex but so what, this is a great story, there are twists and turns, the structure with flashbacks that counter point the real time action builds the tension, and end to end it s told at a fast moving breathless pace in short it s a real couldn t put down page turner.But then reading the other reviews it seems to me that there are two schools of Ken Follett, on one hand there are the heavier historical trilogies, and on the other the modern lighter fast paced thrillers Code to Zero whilst not contemporary is modern and is very much in the latter category So read only if you enjoyed Night Over Water or Whiteout , but perhaps not if you re looking for another Pillars of the Earth.

  8. Mrs J. Mrs J. says:

    Have read and thoroughly enjoyed several Ken Follett s books but was very disappointed in this one Felt like he churned this out Filled part of pages with factual information which felt as if they were there to pad the book out Lots of chapters which also felt like a filling mechanism Plot was, in theory , quite good but the all action writing was far fetched and sensationalized Not up to his usual standard.

  9. M Tomlinson M Tomlinson says:

    Well we ll well I ve read most of KF s books in the last year or so and this right up there Technically interweaves the narrative of various characters as well as the loss of memory story It is masterful in execution, so because you genuinely get involved with the characters and care about them Follett often uses the starting point of a group of young friends and tracks their lives He does it extremely well as usual while telling a main narrative that lasts about 48 hours.It uses flash backs, jumps between characters but still totally hangs together Superbly realised Didn t want it to end

  10. I. Manning I. Manning says:

    Having only read and thoroughly enjoyed Follett s books about the building of the medieval cathedrals, I wasn t sure what to expect This is because from Pillars et al I had come to the conclusion that he was a better story teller than he was writer and this book confirmed that opinion emphatically Whereas in Pillars et al, Follett s passion for cathedrals and the people who built them is palpable, excusing the often simplistic detailed writing, in Code to Zero he seems content simply to have done some research, constructed a fairly unlikely plot and left it at that Populating this plot structure with real people was clearly too much of an effort The story structure was clever enough with each chapter starting with a detailed description of the rocket launch being a neat touch and the plot pulled me along after a fairly clunky start However, the characters were universally wooden and lacked any genuine sense of humanity In this book, Follett seems to think that creating a character involves nothing than giving them a name and listing a series of attributes, job done As well as not caring about any of these constructions or maybe because of this , I simply didn t find any of them credible as real people They were merely two dimensional plot elements This book passes the time if you ve nothing pressing to be getting on with or you have to read it for a book group , but it doesn t really count as literature in any meaningful way.

  11. Alexander Bryce Alexander Bryce says:

    Took me back to the Cold War spy thrillers of 30 40 years ago A well told story although a bit simplistic in places and not nearly as good as Deighton, Le Carre or Forsyth The introduction paragraph to each chapter chronicling the count down to a rocket launch in 1958 was a neat and interesting device.The hero has lost his memory and we follow his struggle over a couple of days as he searches for clues as to who he is and as to why and how his memory has gone Gradually he realises that it is all to do with his work on the US space race It is then his race against the countdown launch clock to, if possible ,save the launch and avoid another humiliation in light of the USSR s success in this field.Strains the imagination as every one of his old university buddies and lovers lo and behold plays an important role whether good or evil.An easy , uncomplicated and fairly entertaining read.

  12. Vicuña Vicuña says:

    I ve been a fan of Mr Follett s work for some years He is a master storyteller whether he s dealing with medieval times, current times or the recent past This tale will bring back memories of the space race A time when the USA was keen to lead and conquer in the quest to get to the moon and explore space This book captured the essence of that time in a compelling tale involving secret service agents, mind control and a hide and seek quest to get to the truth.This is a typical Follett thriller All the elements are there to keep you hooked from the dramatic opening pages where the central character awakes, with memory loss, as a tramp through the twists, turns and chase to the climax The narrative perspective is gripping a countdown to launch of an Apollo space mission with loads of fascinating technical detail alternates and of course links with the main story Plenty of compelling, page turning adventure, a bit of romantic interest and all in all a fast paced read Escapist fiction to while away the time by the pool or on a flight.

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Code to Zero (English Edition)Code to Zero is a fast paced thriller about the satellite space race in the Cold War, from number one bestselling author Ken FollettA Man with No MemoryA man wakes up to find himself lying on the ground in a railway station, his mind stripped bare of all recollection He has no idea how he got there he does not even know his own name Convinced he is a drunken down and out, it isnt until a newspaper report about a satellite launch catches his eye, that he suspects all is not what it seemsA Race for the FutureThe year is , and America is about to launch its first satellite in a desperate attempt to match the Soviet Sputnik and regain the lead in the space race As Luke Lucas gradually unravels the mystery of his amnesia, he realizes that his fate is bound up with that of the rocket that stands ready on launch pad B at Cape CanaveralA World on the BrinkAs he relearns the story of his life, he uncovers long kept secrets about his wife, his best friend and the woman he once loved than life itself But even terrifying is the dark secret they tried to make him forget, a secret that threatens Americas survival

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