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MacLean, Alistair 1922-1987

Overview
Works: 797 works in 4,791 publications in 22 languages and 75,598 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Sea stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Railroad stories  War stories  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, 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
Where eagles dare by Alistair MacLean( Book )
104 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,874 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
The guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )
130 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,837 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
San Andreas by Alistair MacLean( Book )
80 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,687 libraries worldwide
A medical transport carrying the wounded from Halifax to Aberdeen is attacked by German war planes and U-boats
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean( Book )
82 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,653 libraries worldwide
Arson in the Arctic takes a British agent to the top of the world aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine
Floodgate by Alistair MacLean( Book )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,631 libraries worldwide
Holland is threaten with sabotage and flooding by an extremist group, the F.F.F., unless the Dutch will influence British troops to leave Northern Ireland
Force 10 from Navarone by Alistair MacLean( Book )
83 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,607 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
Santorini by Alistair MacLean( Book )
55 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,554 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
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )
51 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,506 libraries worldwide
Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle
Circus by Alistair MacLean( Book )
79 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,449 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
River of death by Alistair MacLean( Book )
56 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
An expedition venturing into the Brazilian rain forest could not imagine what awaited them; those who survived would never forget
Breakheart Pass by Alistair MacLean( Book )
49 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,318 libraries worldwide
After the Civil War, an army relief train takes supplies to an Indian fort, and its passengers suffer mysterious accidents
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean( Book )
66 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,304 libraries worldwide
A tale of blackmail and murder along the Alaskan pipeline
When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean( Book )
70 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,301 libraries worldwide
Philip Calvert, a ruthless agent for Britain's Secret Service, outwits a gang of modern pirates operating on the Irish Sea
Caravan to Vaccares by Alistair MacLean( Book )
71 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,292 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
Partisans by Alistair MacLean( Book )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 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
The golden gate by Alistair MacLean( Book )
99 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,184 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 )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 2,147 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 )
60 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,124 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 )
60 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,065 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 )
35 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,996 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
 
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Alternative Names
Mac-Lean, Alistair
Mac Lean Alistair 1922-1987
Maclean, Alistair
MacLean, Alistair 1922-
Maclean, Alistair 1922-1987
MacLean, Alistair 1922 or 3-
MacLean, Alistair Stuart.
Maklin, Alisteir.
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
Маклин, А. (Алистер), 1922-1987
Маклин, Алистер, 1922-1987
מקלין, אליסטייר 1922-1987
סטיוארט, ין, שם בדוי
マクリーン, アリステア
Languages
English (1,187)
German (43)
Dutch (29)
Danish (24)
Italian (16)
Swedish (8)
Polish (7)
Spanish (7)
Russian (7)
French (6)
Slovenian (3)
Portuguese (2)
Czech (2)
Bengali (2)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Marathi (1)
Hungarian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Gujarati (1)
Thai (1)
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