A book review of force 10 from navarone by alistair maclean

One scene in the book is priceless, Maria: Although both the books sold quite well, author Alistair MacLean did not make any attempts to make changes in his style of writing. Meanwhile, General Vukalovic, who was parachuted into the Zenica Cage by a different plane, meets his various commanders one by one.

May 11, Rob rated it it was amazing Took me a while to really get into this book, but wow,a cracking read which follows on from The Guns of Navarone. Did You Know… In her mid thirties Enid Blyton went through some crisis in her life which included the death of her father.

Colonel Andrea Stavros — the newly married Stavros has to be dragged off Navarone on this mission, although he still annoys Miller. Characters[ edit ] This section possibly contains original research.

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Wellin this bookAndrea made a quote when he was totally exasperated and knowing that Capt. Even after eventually seeing the movie and then re-reading this book I still found this a very poor follow-up I enjoyed it, but the author just went too far, I think.

He has also written a couple of novels under the pen name Ian Stuart. The book was full of surprises, twists and turns. Edward Fox, besides being the wrong nationality, doesn't seem as tough-minded as one would like Dusty Miller to be; however, he does at least as well in that regard as the original Dusty, David Niven.

I also think the movies really missed by not staying as close to the books as they could have. In a real war, someone who focused on being ironic and wry rather than on planning immediate survival would be asking for trouble.

But I grew up reading Alistair MacLean, and think it's a shame he isn't more well known today -- believe all his books are currently out of print, and there are none in the Northern Virginia library system.

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They come to know that the mission is very much deadly and must be hidden even from their allies. That may explain why the film contains the over-broad acting and jazzed-up plot of a typical TV drama.

In Force 10 from Navarone, though, too many changes were made without good reason. This gave him a lot of confidence to write many more exciting novels in his successful writing career.

A precise retelling is usually impossible and generally undesirable.Review of Alistair MacLean's book Force 10 from Navarone.

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Force 10 from Navarone Despite the smashing success of The Guns of Navarone — both in print and on the big screen — it took Alistair MacLean eleven years to publish a sequel.

The second novel of the series written by author Alistair MacLean was published under the title ‘Force 10 From Navarone’. It was released in the year by the Fontana Books publishing house.

The plot of this novel serves as a thrilling sequel to the highly successful first novel of the series. Alistair Maclean was a great storyteller and although it's some 60 years since this book was first published, it's a war story with a timeless quality and still feels fresh.

Although Navarone is fictional, the story is based on actual events in the Aegean Sea agronumericus.coms: FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE (The second book in the Guns of Navarone series) The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean's masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone.

The guns of Navarone have been silenced, but the heroic survivors have no time to rest on their laurels. Oct 01,  · The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean’s masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone.

Now reissued in a new cover agronumericus.com guns of Navarone have been silenced, but the heroic survivors have no time to rest on their laurels/5(K).

For those who know "The Guns of Navarone" only from the justly famous movie starring Gregory Peck and David Niven, Alistair MacLean's novel will be an enjoyable surprise.

"Navarone" is, with "Where Eagles Dare", the Scottish-born MacLean's best known work in the United States.

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