ISBN 9780007226429,Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare




Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9780007226429

ISBN-10 000722642X


Number of Pages 352 Pages
Language (English)


Where Eagles Dare, published in 2008, is a book in which a team of British and American soldiers parachute into the secret headquarters of Germany to rescue a General who has been captured. The mission is carried out by Major John Smith, Admiral Rolland, Colonel Turner, and Lieutenant Morris Schaffer. The soldiers, from the MI6 and U.S. Army, are portrayed by the author as enthusiastic characters who are unafraid, despite the danger involved in the mission. The book is fast-paced and keeps the readers engaged till the end, and it is a contemporary war thriller that is filled with unpredictable secrets. Where Eagles Dare has also been released as a successful feature film. Alistair MacLean is the popular author of books like The Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra, and The Dark Crusader. He was born on April 21, 1922, and attended the University of Glasgow, where he studied English. He learned English as a second language, as was primarily trained in Scottish Gaelic during his time in Glasgow and Daviot. He joined the Royal Navy at the age of 19. He has written more than twenty-nine novels, most of which have turned out to be bestsellers. He has also written under the pseudonym Ian Stuart.