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MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Overview
Works: 909 works in 6,145 publications in 29 languages and 71,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Fiction)  Film adaptations  War fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Illustrator, Director, Composer
Classifications: PR6063.A248, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Alistair MacLean
Publications by Alistair MacLean
Publications by Alistair MacLean, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alistair MacLean
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )
296 editions published between 1919 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,855 libraries worldwide
On the eastern Mediterranean island of Kheros, twelve hundred British men are garrisoned. In order to evacute these men before the inevitable German attach the "guns" have to be silenced. After landing by boat where the Germans least expect them, at the foot of the towering cliffs, beneath the impregnaable walls of rock, the five men must climb the cliffs
Where eagles dare by Alistair MacLean( Book )
181 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,722 libraries worldwide
Eight Allied agents -- seven men and a woman -- parachute onto a mountainside behind enemy lines in wartime Germany. Their mission: to rescue an American general before the Nazis can force him to reveal secret D-Day plans
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean( Book )
130 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,472 libraries worldwide
Arson in the Arctic takes a British agent to the top of the world aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine
San Andreas by Alistair MacLean( Book )
93 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,453 libraries worldwide
A medical transport carrying the wounded from Halifax to Aberdeen is attacked by German war planes and U-boats
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )
134 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,450 libraries worldwide
The guns have been silenced. But heroic survivors of Navarone are far from still. Headed for more excitement, their mission: to free an entire Partisan army trapped in the rugged mountains of Yugoslavia. It begins with a parachute drop behind enemy lines and a deliberate walk into a German camp
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )
111 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle
Floodgate by Alistair MacLean( Book )
69 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,400 libraries worldwide
Holland is threatened with sabotage and flooding by an extremist group, the F.F.F., unless the Dutch will influence British troops to leave Northern Ireland
Circus by Alistair MacLean( Book )
135 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,344 libraries worldwide
It takes a five-man circus act with a psychic tightrope artist to get in and out of an East European prison safely
Santorini by Alistair MacLean( Book )
81 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,306 libraries worldwide
In the Aegean a large airplane crashes at almost the same time a luxurious yacht is sinking. Commander Talbot of the Ariadne, a sophisticated British ship that is part of NATO, picks up the yacht's survivors, among them a wealthy Greek businessman. The downed plane, it is learned, contains hydrogen bombs and atomic mines, one of which is ticking. If the mine explodes in that spot, earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tidal waves, ozone cracking, and possibly the end of the world could ensue
River of death by Alistair MacLean( Book )
108 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
An expedition venturing into the Brazilian rain forest could not imagine what awaited them; those who survived would never forget
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean( Book )
99 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,165 libraries worldwide
A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean( Book )
112 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,141 libraries worldwide
Philip Calvert, a ruthless agent for Britain's secret service, outwits a gang of modern pirates operating on the Irish Sea
Partisans by Alistair MacLean( Book )
53 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,058 libraries worldwide
Major Peter Petersen leads a commando force into the besieged stronghold of the Yugoslavian Royalists during World War II. His mission: to deliver a message of vital importance from the Italian Fascists
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )
74 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
Neil Bowman's interference with the gypsies led him to a bull-ring, and a face-to-face confrontation with a massive Andalusian fighting bull
The golden gate by Alistair MacLean( Book )
119 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
Terrorists kidnap the President of the United States and two Middle Eastern heads of State and threaten to kill them if their demands are not met
Captain Cook by Alistair MacLean( Book )
36 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 2,043 libraries worldwide
A biography of the English explorer, navigator, and cartographer who discovered Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii
The way to dusty death by Alistair MacLean( Book )
86 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
Johnny Harlow, champion Grand Prix driver, acts as an undercover agent to discover who is fixing the Grand Prix races all over Europe
Puppet on a chain by Alistair MacLean( Book )
88 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king. This assignment was never going to be easy, but before he's even left Schiphol Airport, his key contact is gunned down. He finds himself targeted by an assassin and tangles with the local authorities. Then, as betrayal severely hampers his investigation, he must resort to increasingly violent tactics
Goodbye California by Alistair MacLean( Book )
83 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,883 libraries worldwide
A group of terrorists sets off a bomb in the desert and an underwater device that produces a massive tidal wave off the coast of Los Angeles and finally threatens to cause an earthquake that will destroy California
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )
77 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,873 libraries worldwide
After the Civil War, an army relief train takes supplies to an Indian fort, and its passengers suffer mysterious accidents
 
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Alistair Mac Lean
Alistair MacLean Brits auteur
Alistair MacLean écrivain écossais
Alistair MacLean pisarz szkocki
Alistair MacLean schottischer Schriftsteller
Alistair MacLean scrittore scozzese
Alistair MacLean skót író
Alistair MacLean Skotlantilainen kirjailija
Mac-Lean, Alistair
Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987
MacLean, A.
MacLean A. 1922-1987
Maclean, Alistair
MacLean, Alistair 1922-
Maclean, Alistair 1922-1987
MacLean, Alistair 1922 or 3-
MacLean, Alistair Stuart.
MacLean, Alistair Stuart, 1922-1987
Maklin, Alisteir.
Maklin, Alister, 1922-
Maklin, Alister 1922-1987
Maklin, Ė. 1922-1987
Maklin, Olister.
Maklin, Olister 1922-1987
Maklīns, Alisters, 1922-1987
Maklīns, Elisters, 1922-1987
Mc Lean Alistair 1922-1987
McLean , Alistair
McLean Alistair 1922-1987
Stuart, Ian
Stuart Ian 1922-1987
Алистър Маклейн
Маклейн А. 1922-1987
Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987
Маклин, Алистер
Маклин, Алистер, 1922-1987
Стюарт Я. 1922-1987
אליסטר מקלין סופר בריטי
מק-לין, אליסטר
מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987
סטיוארט, ין, שם בדוי
آلیستر مک‌لین نویسنده بریتانیایی
ऍलिस्टेर मॅकलेन
アリステア・マクリーン
マクリーン, アリステア
阿利斯泰尔·麦克林
Languages
English (1,388)
German (306)
Polish (142)
Spanish (117)
French (47)
Danish (41)
Dutch (36)
Italian (30)
Russian (24)
Swedish (13)
Bokmal, Norwegian (13)
Japanese (8)
Portuguese (8)
Hungarian (8)
Finnish (8)
Slovenian (7)
Chinese (6)
Norwegian (6)
Czech (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Marathi (2)
Romanian (2)
Bengali (2)
Gujarati (2)
Estonian (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
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