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20Th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
A Classic Thriller Form The Bestselling Master Of Action And Supense.
Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.
With enormous skill the aimospherv built ups Amsterdam with its canals ad higIchbuses;tstolid-polteels'y
psychopaths; Women in distress and above all murder.
About the Author
Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In 1941, at the age of eighteen, he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a schoolmaster. The two and a half years he spent aboard a wartime cruiser were to give him the background for HMS Ulysses, his remarkably successful first novel, published in 1955. He is now recognized as one of the outstand-ing popular writers of the 20th century, the author of twenty-nine worldwide bestsellers, many of which have been filmed, including The Guns of Navarone, Where Eagles Dare, Fear is the Key and Ice Station Zebra. In 1983, he was awarded a D.Litt. from Glasgow University. Alistair MacLean died in 1987:
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