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McLeave, Hugh

Overview
Works: 45 works in 145 publications in 4 languages and 7,519 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Legal stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6063.A249, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Hugh McLeave
The damned die hard : [the colorful, true story of the French Foreign Legion] by Hugh McLeave( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the wasteland of the Sahara to the torrid jungles of Indochina, the French Foreign Legion has emblazoned a road of glory and romance like no other army in the world. Hugh McLeave's true-adventure history is a rendering of the dramatic and heroic deeds, the ironies of politics and war, and the personal stories of the men who made the Legion the greatest mercenary unit of all time
A man and his mountain : the life of Paul Cézanne by Hugh McLeave( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical novel
The last Pharaoh: Farouk of Egypt by Hugh McLeave( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogues in the gallery : the modern plague of art thefts by Hugh McLeave( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ROGUES IN THE GALLERY exposes it all: the cozy insurance ransom racket, the professional gangs of art thieves, the specialists, the connections with the international drug racket and the Mafia. Hugh McLeave has researched the whys and wherefores of the question for years, drawing on resources available to him through agencies such as Interpol, the FBI, the French, and Scotland Yard
A borderline case by Hugh McLeave( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious and frequent earth tremors are occurring on the Chinese side of the frontier with Pakistan; presumably underground nuclear explosions. A World Health Organization team is investigating an outbreak of a new and deadly kind of flu. British intelligence want to know what is going on!
Double exposure by Hugh McLeave( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The risk takers by Hugh McLeave( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death masque by Hugh McLeave( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only gentlemen can play by Hugh McLeave( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and Russian double agents brought together by an assignment find themselves falling dangerously in love
A question of negligence by Hugh McLeave( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and French and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No face in the mirror by Hugh McLeave( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and death of Liam Faulds : a novel by Hugh McLeave( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last Pharaoh: the ten faces of Farouk by Hugh McLeave( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkshood by Hugh McLeave( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aileen Seaton is a lawyer and former fencing champion. When a dying man confesses that the Scottish writer, Calum Weir, is innocent of the double murder of his wife and her lover, Aileen meets him in prison. He's serving a life sentence, but remembers nothing of the horrific murders. So why is he so scared to even talk about them? And why do his nightmares involve the poisonous plant, monkshood? Aileen's convinced that Weir was framed, but as she pierces the enigma the killers come after her. Only her talent with an old dueling sword can save her
McIndoe : plastic surgeon by Hugh McLeave( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bonaparte plot by Hugh McLeave( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1803 it seems nothing can stop Napoleon Bonaparte from invading and conquering England. So Prime Minister William Pitt plans to thwart his enemy. He recruits French royalist General Georges Cadoudal, with orders to kidnap or kill Bonaparte and restore the Bourbon monarchy ... But Bonaparte, a master tactician, detects and unravels the murder plot
Second time around by Hugh McLeave( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword and the scales by Hugh McLeave( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Moment of Truth : the Life of Zola by Hugh McLeave( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Moment of Truth is a biographical novel of the life and times of Zola. It is also a cultural fresco of late nineteenth-century France. A Moment of Truth tells of Zola's early struggle against poverty and incomprehension; his blood-brother friendship with Paul Cézanne; his backing of the scorned Impressionists; his monumental creation of twenty Rougon-Macquart novels depicting and dissecting the French Second Empire in raw and often lurid prose. Finally, this book details Zola's courageous combat against the whole French establishment to win justice for an obscure Jewish captain, Alfred Dreyf
The bent pyramid : a mystery by Hugh McLeave( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ewan Chisholm, despised drunk albeit gifted Egyptologist, is ordered by his curator at the Aspenwall Museum to fetch Sir William Garfield Tate's papers from his widow. Chisholm stumbles on an envelope containing snapshots of a horde of pharaonic jewelry never seen before. When the Aspenwall governors learn about the jewel hoard they decide to send Chisholm to Egypt to find it for their museum. In Cairo, he soon discovers Garfield Tate and his Nubian mistress were probably murdered and Lady Garfield Tate might have been involved. Chisholm's sleuthing leads him to suspect the secret of the jewels lies in the famous Bent Pyramid of the Pharaoh Sneferu. The search for the jewels leads through secret passages and burial chambers in satellite pyramids and results in an unexpected conclusion to this exciting adventure
 
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Monkshood
Alternative Names
Mac Leave Hugh 1923-....

MacLeave, Hugh

MacLeave Hugh 1923-....

Mc Leave, Hugh.

Mc Leave Hugh 1923-....

هيوج ماكليف، 1923-

Languages
English (92)

French (8)

German (5)

Polish (2)

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