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MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Overview
Works: 568 works in 5,043 publications in 31 languages and 75,716 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Sea stories  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War stories  Railroad stories  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, Composer, Director
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Alistair MacLean
 
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The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )
285 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,183 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 )
189 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,979 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 )
112 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,700 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 )
82 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,691 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 )
124 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,688 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 )
53 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,663 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
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )
94 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,596 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 )
57 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,537 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
Circus by Alistair MacLean( Book )
118 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,532 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
River of death by Alistair MacLean( Book )
94 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition venturing into the Brazilian rain forest could not imagine what awaited them; those who survived would never forget
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )
118 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,387 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 )
95 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The troup train is travelling on one of the most desolate stretches of railroad in the West, bound for a 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 prisoner. Between them and safety are the hostile Paiute Indians. Originally published: London : C
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean( Book )
111 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,359 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
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean( Book )
83 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline
Partisans by Alistair MacLean( Book )
57 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,281 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 )
53 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 11 languages and held by 2,238 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 )
121 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,232 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 )
99 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,202 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 )
101 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,130 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. - fantasticfiction.co.uk
Goodbye California by Alistair MacLean( Book )
72 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,060 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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Alternative Names
Mac-Lean, Alistair
Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987
Maclean, Alistair
MacLean, Alistair 1922-
Maclean, Alistair 1922-1987
MacLean, Alistair 1922 or 3-
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
Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987
Маклин, Алистер, 1922-1987
מק-לין, אליסטר
מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987
סטיוארט, ין, שם בדוי
マクリーン, アリステア
Languages
English (1,187)
Dutch (201)
German (158)
Polish (142)
Spanish (112)
Italian (67)
Danish (58)
French (28)
Swedish (28)
Russian (26)
Japanese (23)
Finnish (17)
Portuguese (16)
Chinese (12)
Afrikaans (11)
Norwegian (9)
Czech (8)
Slovenian (8)
Hebrew (6)
Hungarian (6)
Indonesian (4)
Vietnamese (3)
Bengali (3)
Gujarati (3)
Greek, Modern (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Persian (1)
Icelandic (1)
Marathi (1)
Romanian (1)
Thai (1)
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