Lie Down With Lions

Lie Down With Lions

Book - 1986
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The intrigue surrounding Soviet efforts to assassinate Masud, leader of the Afghan guerrillas battling the Russians, sweeps a young Englishwoman, a French physician, and a roving American into its maelstrom.
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, 1986.
ISBN: 9780451210463
Branch Call Number: FOL
Characteristics: 306 p. : maps ; 22 cm.


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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.

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.

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

Sep 28, 2010

enjoyed it.


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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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