MacLean was the son of a minister and learned English as a second language after his mother tongue,. Film rights for Java Head were sold but no movie resulted. All his books are conceived in cinematic terms. I blunder along from one book to the next always hopeful that one day I will write something really good. Later, other writers were given permission to use the plots for their own books. This book in no way reflects Alistair MacLean's writing.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Alistair MacLean: The Key is Fear. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. The publishing company asked him for a novel and he responded with , based on his own war experiences, as well as credited insight from his brother Ian, a.
In 1944 he and Royalist served in the , as part of the and in helping to sink blockade runners off and bombard in the. These were 1961 and 1962. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Los Angeles Times 30 July 1966: 18. He hires for his team - a top weapons expert, who could steal and use the newest, most secret military equipment. Maclean wrote a thriller about narcotics, 1969 , and 1970.
It is based on a book of the same name by John Denis, based on an idea by. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Maclean decided to focus on American television. He has protected the tower from infiltration by stealing four high-power which will shoot anyone entering who is not equipped with a protective device. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Siamo ben lontani dai romanzi meglio riusciti di questo autore da action movie. His works include , and — all three were made into popular films.
Nice tight copy, no names inside. MacLean was able to devote himself to writing. All overseas shipping is via Airmail. MacLean followed it with 1958 , based on Maclean's experiences in the South East Asia seas in World War Two, and 1959 , a thriller about the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. By 1973 MacLean had sold over 24 million novels. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
New York Times 3 Feb 1987: B. His next novels were 1959 and 1961. Rust now heads up European operations. Los Angeles Times 13 Apr 1967: d19. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. The book was very successful, selling over 400,000 copies in its first six months.
Los Angeles Times 28 Sep 1972: e7. Most of the time, it was the last thing I would expect to hear in the situation. New York Times 11 May 1980: D37. It was published by HarperCollins and has a total of 288 pages in the book. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
In 1945, in the , MacLean and Royalist saw action escorting carrier groups in operations against Japanese targets in , , and. Although the character names remain the same, their backgrounds are changed from the John Denis books detailed above to the Alastair MacNeill books. Note that the Times list consisted of a Top 10 from 1963 through 1976, but a Top 15 or 16 before and after; thus, books during that middle period may have had longer stays relative to the others. About this Item: Fawcett, 1983. About this Item: Fawcett, 1983. He seems to have no clue about the mind of a woman, that they are actually human and intelligent - throughout the book they were portrayed as objects, never without a sexy or downright sexist reference, and every single one of them was in love with or attracted to one of the male characters.
MacLean returned to writing with 1966. It's a good thing to read a few bad books in your life to understand what not to do. The Last Frontier was turned into a movie, 1961 , which was not very successful while the film version of 1961 was hugely successful. Clean, bright cover with wear all around edges. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. While some of the outlines were completed as screenplays, a greater number were expanded into novels.
He never re-read a book after it was finished. I don't recommend this book because:. From 1963—1966, he took a hiatus from writing to run a hotel business in England, purchasing the on. Los Angeles Times 27 Feb 1975: f1. Bookseller: , Washington, United States HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.