River of death

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Doubleday, 1981 - Fiction - 224 pages
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An expedition searching for a legendary lost city in South America discovers a Nazi reunion, a river of death, a scheme of revenge, and other terrifying surprises

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User Review  - Ronald Ward - Goodreads

The main character reminds of Clarke Gable. More mystery and intrigue than action, though when there is some it is well balanced, fitting. Frank L Packard's The Gold Skull Murders is in a similar vein, with the emphasis on investigation/mystery/plot. Different to his other books. Better. Read full review

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User Review  - Brian Turner - Goodreads

Decent thriller, if fairly predictable. A quest for a lost city in the Amazon, with a mixture of characters all with their own agenda. Read full review


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Alistair MacLean was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1922. After attending Highland High School, he served in the Navy during World War II. He then went on to graduate from Glasgow University. MacLean wrote the bestsellers "HMS Ulysses," "The Guns of Navarone," "Ice Station Zebra," "Where Eagles Dare," "Dark Crusader," "Satan Bug," and "Captain Cook: A Biography." MacLean died on February 2, 1987 in Munich.

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