MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987
Most widely held works about Alistair MacLean
Most widely held works by Alistair MacLean
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
144 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
On the eastern Mediterranean island of Kheros, twelve hundred British men are garrisoned. In order to evacute these men before the inevitable German attach the "guns" have to be silenced. After landing by boat where the Germans least expect them, at the foot of the towering cliffs, beneath the impregnaable walls of rock, the five men must climb the cliffs.
Floodgate by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
33 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,276 libraries worldwide
Holland is threaten with sabotage and flooding by an extremist group, the F.F.F., unless the Dutch will influence British troops to leave Northern Ireland.
Where eagles dare by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
71 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,256 libraries worldwide
Eight Allied agents -- seven men and a woman -- parachute onto a mountainside behind enemy lines in wartime Germany. Their mission: to rescue an American general before the Nazis can force him to reveal secret D-Day plans.
Circus by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
77 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 2,181 libraries worldwide
It takes a five-man circus act with a psychic tightrope artist to get in and out of an East European prison safely.
Captain Cook by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
A biography of the English explorer, navigator, and cartographer who discovered Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii.
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
49 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle.
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
108 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 2,101 libraries worldwide
Arson in the Arctic takes a British agent to the top of the world aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine.
San Andreas by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
49 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
A medical transport carrying the wounded from Halifax to Aberdeen is attacked by German war planes and U-boats.
Santorini by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
In the Aegean a large airplane crashes at almost the same time a luxurious yacht is sinking. Commander Talbot of the Ariadne, a sophisticated British ship that is part of NATO, picks up the yacht's survivors, among them a wealthy Greek businessman. The downed plane, it is learned, contains hydrogen bombs and atomic mines, one of which is ticking. If the mine explodes in that spot, earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tidal waves, ozone cracking, and possibly the end of the world could ensue.
River of death by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
49 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 2,030 libraries worldwide
An expedition venturing into the Brazilian rain forest could not imagine what awaited them; those who survived would never forget.
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
64 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,995 libraries worldwide
The guns have been silenced. But heroic survivors of Navarone are far from still. Headed for more excitement, their mission: to free an entire Partisan army trapped in the rugged mountains of Yugoslavia. It begins with a parachute drop behind enemy lines and a deliberate walk into a German camp.
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
54 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline.
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
48 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
After the Civil War, an army relief train takes supplies to an Indian fort, and its passengers suffer mysterious accidents.
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
72 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,907 libraries worldwide
Philip Calvert, a ruthless agent for Britain's secret service, outwits a gang of modern pirates operating on the Irish Sea.
Partisans by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,902 libraries worldwide
Major Peter Petersen leads a commando force into the besieged stronghold of the Yugoslavian Royalists during World War II. His mission: to deliver a message of vital importance from the Italian Fascists.
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
56 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,896 libraries worldwide
Neil Bowman's interference with the gypsies led him to a bull-ring, and a face-to-face confrontation with a massive Andalusian fighting bull.
Goodbye California by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
40 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 11 languages and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
A group of terrorists sets off a bomb in the desert and an underwater device that produces a massive tidal wave off the coast of Los Angeles and finally threatens to cause an earthquake that will destroy California.
The golden gate by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
65 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 11 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Terrorists kidnap the President of the United States and two Middle Eastern heads of State and threaten to kill them if their demands are not met.
The way to dusty death by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
49 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
Johnny Harlow, champion Grand Prix driver, acts as an undercover agent to discover who is fixing the Grand Prix races all over Europe.
Puppet on a chain by Alistair MacLean ( Book )
61 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
Novel on American narcotics agent investigates a drug-smuggling ring and narrowly escapes death by torture at the hands of the drug ring.
Action and adventure films Adventure stories Arctic Regions Austria--Alps, Austrian Biological weapons Brazil British California California--San Francisco--Golden Gate Bridge Commando troops Cook, James,--1728-1779 Crime Detective and mystery stories Drama Extortion Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Generals Great Britain Great Britain.--Royal Navy Greenland Kidnapping Large type books Lawrence, T. E.--1888-1935 MacLean, Alistair,--1922-1987 Mediterranean Region--Aegean Islands Nazi hunters Netherlands--Amsterdam Nuclear submarines Nuclear terrorism Oil industries Presidents Rescues Romanies Scotland--Highlands Sea stories, English Short stories Special forces (Military science) Spy stories Terrorism Treasure troves United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western stories World War (1939-1945) Yugoslavia
Mac Lean, Alistair 1922-1987
MacLean, Alistair, 1922-
MacLean, Alistair, 1922-1987
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Maklin, Olister, 1922-1987
Mc Lean, Alistair 1922-1987
McLean, Alistair 1922-1987
Pseud. Stuart, Ian 1922-1987
Stuart, Ian, 1922-1987
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