James Clavell's whirlwind, Volume 2

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W. Morrow, Nov 1, 1986 - Fiction - 1147 pages
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During the tumultuous days just after the Shah's departure from Iran, Andrew Gavallan, managing director of a British-run helicopter company secretly controlled by the Noble House of Hong Kong, faces financial ruin until he devises a desperate plan

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User Review  - mikedraper - LibraryThing

With his lengthy books and complex plots, James Clavell could have set the standard to which Tom Clancy took to the next level. In "Whirlwind" Clavell sets his story in 1979 at the start of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Pretty good historical fiction that I plowed through, despite the mammoth size. A bit hard to follow in some places. Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Clavell, the son of a Royal Navy family, was captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore. He spent the rest of WWII in Changi prison.