WorldCat Identities

MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Works: 787 works in 5,569 publications in 31 languages and 66,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  War fiction  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Fiction)  War films  Film adaptations  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alistair MacLean
Where eagles dare by Alistair MacLean( Book )

162 editions published between 1955 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,568 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
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

145 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The island of Navarone is a grim, impregnable fortress, heavily defended by a mixed garrison of Germans and Italians, and one of the few Aegean islands on which the Allies have been unable to establish a mission - far less recapture. However a team has now been assembled in a last ditch attempt to destroy the large naval guns which threaten the withdrawal of the army force on Crete
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean( Book )

137 editions published between 1960 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

120 editions published between 1950 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )

126 editions published between 1960 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,286 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 )

74 editions published between 1983 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 2,236 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
San Andreas by Alistair MacLean( Book )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

69 editions published between 1975 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,195 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 )

82 editions published between 1986 and 2021 in 10 languages and held by 2,161 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 )

102 editions published between 1981 and 2021 in 11 languages and held by 2,110 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 )

97 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

118 editions published between 1966 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,034 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 )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 2,009 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 )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 1,928 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 golden gate by Alistair MacLean( Book )

115 editions published between 1976 and 2020 in 12 languages and held by 1,912 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
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )

78 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,872 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
The way to dusty death by Alistair MacLean( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 1,865 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 )

78 editions published between 1969 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 1,829 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
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )

78 editions published between 1974 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

83 editions published between 1977 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member 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
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Ice Station Zebra
The guns of NavaroneIce Station ZebraBear IslandForce 10 from NavaroneFloodgateSan AndreasCircusSantorini
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Mac-Lean, Alistair

Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987

MacLean A.

MacLean A. 1922-1987

MacLean, Alistair

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MacLean, Alistaire

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Maklin, Alisteir.

Maklin, Alister, 1922-

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Maklin, Ė. 1922-1987

Maklin, Olister.

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Maklinas A.

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Maklīns, Alisters, 1922-1987

Maklīns, Elisters, 1922-1987

Mc Lean, Alistair

Mc Lean Alistair 1922-1987

McLean , Alistair

McLean Alistair 1922-1987

Stuart I. 1922-1987

Stuart Ian

Stuart Ian 1922-1987

Маклейн А. 1922-1987

Маклин А.

Маклин А. 1922-1987

Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987

Маклин Алистер

Маклин, Алистер 1922-1987

Маклин О. 1922-1987

Маклин Э.

Маклин Э. 1922-1987

Маклин Элистер

Стюарт Я. 1922-1987

מק-לין, אליסטר

מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987

סטיוארט, ין, שם בדוי

맥린, 알리스테어 1922-1987

맥클린, 알리스테어 1922-1987

マクリーン, アリステア