Tango Briefing

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Mar 1, 1986 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Quiller's back to face the toughest mission of his career deep in the heart of the Sahara. His orders from the Tango Briefing are to locate a small downed plane, photograph its dead crew, and identify its cargo. But Quiller's assignment turns into a suicide mission. Originally published in the U.S. by Doubleday.

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Review: Tango Briefing (Quiller #5)

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Elleston Trevor's (Adam Hall) fifth Quiller installment. Like the last three, great prose, plotting, spycraft, etc, but with a very weak ending. Read full review

Review: Tango Briefing (Quiller #5)

User Review  - Larry Loftis - Goodreads

Elleston Trevor's (Adam Hall) fifth Quiller installment. Like the last three, great prose, plotting, spycraft, etc, but with a very weak ending. Read full review

Contents

Birdseye
7
Overflight
16
Shock
24
Copyright

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Author Trevor Dudley-Smith was born in Kent, England on February 17, 1920. He attended Yardley Court Preparatory School and Sevenoaks School. During World War II, he served in the Royal Air Force as a flight engineer. After the war, he started writing full-time. He lived in Spain and France before moving to the United States and settling in Phoenix, Arizona. In 1946 he used the pseudonym Elleston Trevor for a non-mystery book, and later made it his legal name. He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Adam Hall, Simon Rattray, Mansell Black, Trevor Burgess, Roger Fitzalan, Howard North, Warwick Scott, Caesar Smith, and Lesley Stone. Even though he wrote thrillers, mysteries, plays, juvenile novels, and short stories, his best-known works are The Flight of the Phoenix written as Elleston Trevor and the series about British secret agent Quiller written as Adam Hall. In 1965, he received the Edgar Allan Poe Award by Mystery Writers of America and the French Grand Prix de Littérature Policičre for The Quiller Memorandum. This book was made into a 1967 movie starring George Segal and Alec Guinness. He died of cancer on July 21, 1995.

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