WorldCat Identities

MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Works: 991 works in 6,134 publications in 30 languages and 68,991 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  War fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Fiction)  War films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator, Conceptor, Other, Director, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alistair MacLean
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

212 editions published between 1956 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 2,658 WorldCat member 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
Where eagles dare by Alistair MacLean( Book )

170 editions published between 1955 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,631 WorldCat member 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
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean( Book )

138 editions published between 1960 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member 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 )

100 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medical transport carrying the wounded from Halifax to Aberdeen is attacked by German war planes and U-boats
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

115 editions published between 1960 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member 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
Floodgate by Alistair MacLean( Book )

72 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holland is threatened with sabotage and flooding by an extremist group, the F.F.F., unless the Dutch will influence British troops to leave Northern Ireland
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )

89 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle
Circus by Alistair MacLean( Book )

111 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member 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
Santorini by Alistair MacLean( Book )

81 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member 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 )

90 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition venturing into the Brazilian rain forest could not imagine what awaited them; those who survived would never forget
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean( Book )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean( Book )

115 editions published between 1966 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member 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 )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,984 WorldCat member 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
Captain Cook by Alistair MacLean( Book )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English explorer, navigator, and cartographer who discovered Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii
The golden gate by Alistair MacLean( Book )

111 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member 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 )

84 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member 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
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )

75 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,922 WorldCat member 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
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )

63 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War, an army relief train takes supplies to an Indian fort, and its passengers suffer mysterious accidents
Puppet on a chain by Alistair MacLean( Book )

73 editions published between 1969 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king. With enormous skill the atmosphere is built up: Amsterdam, with its canals and high houses; stolid police; psychopaths; women in distress and above all - murder
H.M.S. Ulysses by Alistair MacLean( Book )

193 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British light cruiser on the sea road to Murmansk during the World War
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Where eagles dareIce Station ZebraSan AndreasForce 10 from NavaroneFloodgateBear IslandCircusSantorini
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Alistair Mac Lean

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Mac-Lean, Alistair

Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987

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MacLean, Alistair Stuart.

MacLean, Alistair Stuart, 1922-1987

Maklin, Alisteir.

Maklin, Alister, 1922-

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Maklin, Olister.

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Maklīns, Alisters, 1922-1987

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Mc Lean Alistair 1922-1987

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Алистър Маклейн

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Маклин А.

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Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987

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Маклин О. 1922-1987

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Маклин Элистер

Стюарт Я. 1922-1987

אליסטר מקלין סופר בריטי

מק-לין, אליסטר

מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987

סטיוארט, ין, שם בדוי

آلیستر مک‌لین نویسنده بریتانیایی

ऍलिस्टेर मॅकलेन


マクリーン, アリステア