Floodgate ePub download
by Alistair MacLean
- ISBN: 0708912168
- ISBN13: 978-0708912164
- ePub: 1784 kb | FB2: 1968 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Contemporary
- Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd; Large Print edition edition (November 1984)
- Pages: 464
- Rating: 4.9/5
- Votes: 779
- Format: mbr lrf azw lrf
ONE. ‘It is clear that it is the work of a madman.
ONE. Jon de Jong, tall, lean, grey, ascetic and the general manager of Schiphol airport, looked and sounded very gloomy indeed and, in the circumstances, he had every justification in looking and sounding that way. ‘Insanity. A man has to be deranged, unhinged, to perform a wanton, mindless, pointless and purposeless task like this.
Floodgate is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1983. It is a rare example of inter-novel continuity in MacLean's writing, as one of the characters in his previous novel Puppet on a Chain makes a re-appearance
Floodgate is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1983. It is a rare example of inter-novel continuity in MacLean's writing, as one of the characters in his previous novel Puppet on a Chain makes a re-appearance. A mysterious terrorist organization known as the "FFF" has detonated a mine which bursts dykes in the Netherlands and caused massive flooding of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Unless their demands are met (.
Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. Floodgate" started well, but ultimately it must be ranked as a weak effort from the downhill side of author Alistair MacLean's career. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a schoolmaster. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy
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; two-and-a half years spent aboard a cruiser was later to give him the background for HMS Ulysses, his first novel, the outstanding documentary novel on the war at sea. After the war, he gained an English Honours degree at Glasgow University, and became a school master. In 1983, he was awarded a . itt. from the same university. Alistair MacLean is now recognized to be the outstanding writer of our time in his own genre.
Houses in the village suffered moderately severe damage but there was no loss of life. It was presumed that the guards had fired at intruders and that a stray bullet had triggered the detonation. It was presumed that the guards had fired at intruders and that a stray bullet had triggered the detonation races of the guards or supposed intruders were found afterwards. In Germany, a group calling themselves the Red Army Faction, a well known and well organized band of terrorists, claimed that they had easily overcome the two-man guard at the US Nato arms dump near Metnitz
Reissue of the tense tale of a deadly terrorist plot set Holland, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.
The tense tale of a deadly terrorist plot set in Holland, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense, Alistair MacLean. Amsterdam airport has disappeared! BLACKMAIL - The mass of water in its place is the work of the FFF - an Irish terrorist group who want to force Britain’s hand.
Автор:Alistair MacLean. Simple, really,’ de Graaf said. It hasn’t occurred to you that the FFF didn’t have to let us know that they knew of the deaths. Gratuitous information, if you like. They would know that we would know this. They would know, as the Lieutenant has just pointed out, that we would know that someone had informed them and that someone would have to be one of us. They would be certain that we would check on the possibility of someone here having made a phone call, so they made certain that no one here made a phone call.