Bear Island

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Doubleday, 1971 - Fiction - 273 pages
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Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle.

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

I wanted to discover a new-to-me thriller writer, but boy was this one big flop! The murders begin as the vessel Morning Rose carries the cast of movie makers to a remote Arctic island for filming ... Read full review

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

This is a slow-starting tale about a movie film crew's journey to an obscure island near the Arctic. At first it reminded me of And Then There Were None, but suddenly morphed into a story of intrigue and action. Pretty good, worth reading. 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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