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  - stuart10er - LibraryThing

A pot-boiler thriller about a film crew going to an Artic island. Really they are a Nazi group of criminals trying to recover stolen items left over from WWII. Plotting is good enough if the story is ... Read full review

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User Review  - bedda - LibraryThing

A film crew is trapped on a ship, with no way off and people dropping dead all over the place. There is suspense and surprises and people who are not always what they seem. And the narrator is ... 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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