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Book Reviews of the black shrike

the black shrike
the black shrike
Author: alistair maclean
ISBN: 3938

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Book Type: Paperback
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Great MacLean--classic man vs. circumstances plot. I even like how it veers almost into Bond parody. Kind of cute. Also, quite a bit of the MacLean humor. Really a great read!
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Back of Book says: Eight famous scientists answered the ad. Eight left England for Australia. Nove arrived or were heard from again. The ninth who answered was Bentall, complete with a scientific cover and a girl named Marie, a secret agent like himself. From the moment they were kidnapped at gunpoint from their Fiji hotel, they were plunged into a fantastic plot for word domination, played out on a secret missile site on a remote Polynesian island.

I say: Typical Maclean thriller - plenty of movement, gripping tension, an ingenious plot.
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