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MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Works: 507 works in 5,249 publications in 32 languages and 74,527 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Sea stories  War films  Action and adventure films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, Director, Composer
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alistair MacLean
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

305 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 3,003 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 )

196 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,851 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 )

99 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,676 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 )

79 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 2,660 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 )

161 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,648 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 )

162 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,600 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
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )

123 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

76 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,526 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 )

93 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,444 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 )

119 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,409 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 )

102 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

137 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,286 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
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )

129 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,277 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
H.M.S. Ulysses by Alistair MacLean( Book )

258 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British light cruiser on the sea road to Murmansk during the World War
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )

131 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War, an army relief train takes supplies to an Indian fort, and its passengers suffer mysterious accidents
The golden gate by Alistair MacLean( Book )

124 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,205 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
Captain Cook by Alistair MacLean( Book )

52 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 11 languages and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

57 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,159 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
The way to dusty death by Alistair MacLean( Book )

124 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,134 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
Puppet on a chain by Alistair MacLean( Book )

106 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king. This assignment was never going to be easy, but before he's even left Schiphol Airport, his key contact is gunned down. He finds himself targeted by an assassin and tangles with the local authorities. Then, as betrayal severely hampers his investigation, he must resort to increasingly violent tactics
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Alistair Mac Lean

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Alistair MacLean pisarz szkocki

Alistair MacLean schottischer Schriftsteller

Alistair MacLean scrittore scozzese

Mac-Lean, Alistair

Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987

MacLean, A.

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MacLean, Alistair 1922-

Maclean, Alistair 1922-1987

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MacLean, Alistair Stuart.

Maklin, Alisteir.

Maklin, Alister 1922-1987

Maklin, Ė. 1922-1987

Maklin, Olister.

Maklin, Olister 1922-1987

Maklīns, Alisters, 1922-1987

Maklīns, Elisters, 1922-1987

Mc Lean Alistair 1922-1987

McLean , Alistair

McLean Alistair 1922-1987

Stuart, Ian

Stuart Ian 1922-1987

Алистър Маклейн

Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987

Маклин, Алистер

Маклин, Алистер, 1922-1987

אליסטר מקלין

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


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