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Alistair MacLean (1) (1922–1987)

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Alistair MacLean was born in Glasgow, Scotland on April 28, 1922. During World War II, he served in the Royal Navy. He graduated with a degree in English from Glasgow University. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a teacher. He wrote numerous books including HMS Ulysses, The Guns of näytä lisää Navarone, Ice Station Zebra, Where Eagles Dare, Dark Crusader, Satan Bug, Captain Cook: A Biography, and Santorini. He also wrote The Black Shrike and The Satan Bug under the pseudonym Ian Stuart. Several of his books were adapted into movies including The Secret Ways, Fear Is the Key, and When Eight Bells Toll. He also wrote several original screenplays including Breakheart Pass and conceived an adventure drama for television entitled The Hostage Towers. He died of heart failure on February 2, 1987 at the age of 64. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän


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Kotkat kuuntelevat [elokuva] (1968) — Screenwriter — 164 kappaletta
Breakheart Pass [1975 film] (1975) — Screenwriter — 44 kappaletta
Athabasca / Ice Station Zebra (1996) 7 kappaletta
Floodgate / Santorini (1998) 4 kappaletta
H.M.S. Ulysses / Santorini (1994) 3 kappaletta
Floodgate / The Golden Gate (2002) 3 kappaletta
The Way to Dusty Death / Circus (1987) 2 kappaletta
Circus / San Andreas (1995) 2 kappaletta
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This book started off all right, but I found the explanation of the person behind the plot convoluted and hard to follow.
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rabbitprincess | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 6, 2024 |
Surprisingly fun. It starts out as if it were going to be a mystery novel, then drifts into being a Chandleresque detective novel, with the main character being sapped and waking tied up in a deserted house,. It then evolves into a Bondish super villain extravaganza. Great action -well realized hand to hand combat fights. I listened to this as an audiobook, but I'm pretty sure I have a copy with the original cover from the 60s. Have to check if there's another MacClean novel in the pile...I'm keen to take a look at another.… (lisätietoja)
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arthurfrayn | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 1, 2024 |
I truly loved this book :) So many adventures, so emotional and gripping, I couldn't stop reading it. We've got this great submarine Dolphin going to the rescue of a group of people lost somewhere in the North - and that's just the beginning, there are so many mysteries, lies, twists and turns, reading this book was an amazing experience. Five stars.
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Donderowicz | 23 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 12, 2024 |
At first it seems it's simply a dangerous rescue mission, but soon we realise there is much more going on. I really enjoyed the fast pace of the book, its humour and many twists. Extremely entertaining, fun, fast read, I loved this book. I think I fell in love with Schaffer a bit. Five stars.
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