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Alistair MacLean (1) (1922–1987)

Autor(a) de The Guns of Navarone

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About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos


Obras por Alistair MacLean

The Guns of Navarone (1957) 1,791 exemplares
Where Eagles Dare (1967) 1,656 exemplares
Ice Station Zebra (1963) 1,409 exemplares
H.M.S. Ulysses (1955) 1,241 exemplares
Force 10 from Navarone (1968) 1,058 exemplares
Bear Island (1971) 1,019 exemplares
When Eight Bells Toll (1966) 964 exemplares
Circus (1975) 883 exemplares
Puppet on a Chain (1969) 862 exemplares
Night Without End (1959) 825 exemplares
Fear is the Key (1961) 814 exemplares
South by Java Head (1958) 805 exemplares
The Golden Gate (1976) 794 exemplares
The Way to Dusty Death (1973) 790 exemplares
The Golden Rendezvous (1962) 763 exemplares
Caravan to Vaccares (1970) 751 exemplares
Seawitch (1977) 732 exemplares
The Last Frontier (1959) 719 exemplares
The Satan Bug (1962) 704 exemplares
Breakheart Pass (1974) 697 exemplares
The Dark Crusader (1961) 691 exemplares
Athabasca (1980) 682 exemplares
Goodbye California (1977) 665 exemplares
Partisans (1982) 662 exemplares
Floodgate (1985) 636 exemplares
San Andreas (1984) 616 exemplares
River of Death (1981) 609 exemplares
Santorini (1986) 569 exemplares
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 325 exemplares
Captain Cook (1972) 209 exemplares
Where Eagles Dare [1968 film] (1968) — Screenwriter — 163 exemplares
Breakheart Pass [1975 film] (1975) — Screenwriter — 44 exemplares
Athabasca / Ice Station Zebra (1996) 7 exemplares
Floodgate / Santorini (1998) 4 exemplares
H.M.S. Ulysses / Santorini (1994) 3 exemplares
Floodgate / The Golden Gate (2002) 3 exemplares
The Way to Dusty Death / Circus (1987) 2 exemplares
Circus / San Andreas (1995) 2 exemplares
Time of the Assassins 2 exemplares
Nevada-Pass / Circus (1980) 2 exemplares
Detonator II: Night Watch [1995 Film] (1995) — Writer — 1 exemplar

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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.
rabbitprincess | 15 outras críticas | 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.… (mais)
arthurfrayn | 15 outras críticas | 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.
Donderowicz | 23 outras críticas | 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.
Donderowicz | 43 outras críticas | Mar 12, 2024 |



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