‘The Eagle has Landed’ creator Henry Patterson, who revealed beneath his pen title of Jack Higgins, has died aged 92, experiences Deadline’.
As per ‘Deadline’, his writer introduced that the creator died at his house on the Channel Island of Jersey. In a profession spanning nearly six many years, he wrote 85 novels between 1959 and 2017, promoting greater than 250 million books over the course of his profession.
This phenomenal success included the sale of 50 million copies of his thriller ‘The Eagle Has Landed’, revealed in 1975. The story revolves round a Nazi plot to kidnap Winston Churchill throughout World War II, grew to become a movie the next 12 months, directed by John Sturges and starring Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland and Michael Caine.
Born in Newcastle, Patterson labored initially as a instructor earlier than penning novels in his spare time. His first revealed novel was ‘Sad Wind from the Sea’ together with his remaining e book being ‘The Midnight Bell’. He is survived by 4 kids from his first marriage – Sarah, Ruth, Sean, and Hannah – in addition to his spouse Denise.