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MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Works: 751 works in 4,781 publications in 27 languages and 72,261 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  War films  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Sea stories  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Scenarist, Conceptor, Director, Composer, Illustrator, Honoree
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
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The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

242 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,970 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 )

79 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 7 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
San Andreas by Alistair MacLean( Book )

77 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,538 WorldCat member 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
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean( Book )

117 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arson in the Arctic takes a British agent to the top of the world aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

121 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,496 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
Santorini by Alistair MacLean( Book )

54 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,406 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
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )

88 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

97 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

86 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,315 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
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean( Book )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )

89 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,152 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
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean( Book )

72 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,144 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
Captain Cook by Alistair MacLean( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 2,128 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 )

93 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,122 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
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )

57 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense fiction. The Rocky Mountains, Winter 1873: One of the most desolate stretches of railroad in the West. Travelling along it is a crowded troop train, bound for the cholera-stricken garrison at Fort Humboldt. On board are the Governor of Nevada, the daughter of the fort's commander and a US marshal escorting a notorious outlaw. Between them and safety are the hostile Paiute Indians - and a man who will stop at nothing, not even murder!
The way to dusty death by Alistair MacLean( Book )

93 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,060 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
Partisans by Alistair MacLean( Book )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,059 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
H.M.S. Ulysses by Alistair MacLean( Book )

148 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British light cruiser on the sea road to Murmansk during the World War
Puppet on a chain by Alistair MacLean( Book )

87 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau make a big mistake when he landed at Schiphol Airport believing that no one but Jimmy Duclos knew of his arrival in Amsterdam. Sherman had to realise that the gang of heroin smugglers he was out to smash knew his movements as well as he did. -
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אליסטר מקלין

מק-לין, אליסטר

מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987

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