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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 12, 1981
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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

A well-written, edge-of-your-seat, page-turner of a book, an action novel with intelligence, and nothing superfluous to bog down the narrative. Excellent and highly recommended, my best Alistair MacLean read to date. Read full review

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User Review  - scottcholstad - LibraryThing

This book was pretty good, but not MacLean's best. It's an action/thriller set at sea featuring British Secret Service agent Peter Calvert and his boss, Admiral Sir Arthur Arnford-Jason, called Uncle ... 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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