His muscles tensed at the thought that they were communists… Chapter 3, II. Desmond Bagley — was a British journalist and author of 16 thrillers, the last two published posthumously. Along with Alistair Maclean b. All three authors published throughout the s and 70s in stylish and distinctive paperbacks by Fontana books at the bargain price of 25p or 30p or even 35p. Though almost exactly contemporary with MacLean, Bagley started publishing almost a decade later.
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A heavily armed group of communist soldiers intent on killing one of his passengers - an influential political figure - have orders to leave no survivors. Isolated in the biting cold of the Andes, O'Hara's party must fight for their lives with only the most primitive weapons But his real name and his past are mysteries - wiped out by the accident that nearly killed him. Then Boyd reads a name that opens a door in his memory: Trinavant - and discovers that Bull Matterson and his son will do almost anything to keep the Trinavant family forgotten forever Includes a unique bonus - My Old Man's Trumpet, a previously unpublished short story about a New Orleans music shop owner.
The characters are sympathetic and believable. About Desmond Bagley Desmond Bagley wrote 16 novels, becoming one of the world's top-selling authors, with his books translated into more than 30 languages. He was born in in Kendal and brought up in Blackpool, beginning his working life, aged 14, in the printing industry.
After working in an aircraft factory during the Second World War, he decided to travel, working his way through Europe and southern Africa, and in joined the gold mining industry before becoming a freelance journalist in Johannesburg, where he wrote his first novel, The Golden Keel, in In he returned to England, finally settling in Guernsey with his wife, where he died in Rating details.
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High Citadel by Desmond Bagley (1965)