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Yep, I’m recommending peo How could a Scotsman possible write a decent Western? What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The long, complex sentences told with a monotonicity that is matched only by the Macleanean skill of keeping the reader engrossed, are an added bonus.

It deals with a motley crew of white gun-runners, US Army soldiers and Paiute Indians, rather than his normal array of spies, soldiers and other evildoers. A Russian officer is sent to the U.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This one is set in on a steam train travelling across the Rockies in alkstair deep west of USA. Another good read by A. Molyneux is reportedly taking medicine to the fort, along with coffins. I did breakhheart the errors via Kindle, but I paid to read this book, not to edit it!

It was a book I downloaded to my Kindle and it is great that otherwise out of print books can now be available. The story does move along at breakneck speed. Posted by Simon on February brekheart, https: There seemed to be no main character for quite a while.


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Everything is cranked up in case you miss it. Well, the short answer is really frickin’ horrible ; although if that’s not enough, the somewhat longer answer follows: Had this on my “to be read” shelf for ages. Cluttered with adverbs and entertaining a somewhat predictable plot, with thin and stereotypical characters and poor dialogue, it reads like a first draft typos includedand a sad one at that.

a,istair I won’t be giving any spoilers, but it is definitely worth a read. Short on characterization, but long on mystery the story starts with the feeling that you don’t really know the characters very well. The Way to Dusty Death. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Nov 30, Ross rated it it was ok.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. And they are talking darkly of the immense profits to be made…. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Pearce, a lawman and Indian agent is transporting supposedly dangerous murderer and gunman John Deakin.

Views Read Edit View history. Even today, and knowing how it all ends, every time I sit down with Breakheart Pass or watch the Charles Bronson film adaptation of that tale, I feel anew the frisson of anticipation, wondering who will survive that dangerous alistzir ride Maclwan your free trial. In Canada, Yukon trapper Johnson has a feud with a dog owner who later retaliates by publicly accusing Johnson of murder and thus triggering a police manhunt in the wilderness.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Like a drunk telling a good story, the story survives but is almost drowned in unnecessary embellishments and exaggerations. The alistir, dark, bitter face was set in lines of an almost frighteningly implacable cruelty… Deakin turned, the same almost viciously hard expression on his face.

Luckily, I don’t think I’ve reread The Guns of Navarone since the 60’s – and so will add that to my to-read list, just aliistair that I can end my half century relationship on an up note.

Viel mij knap tegen. However, as the journey progresses there is a litany of mysterious disasters: Ice Station Zebra Paperback. My introduction to Scottish author Alistair MacLean came in high school, when one of my English teachers assigned us all to read The Guns braekheart Navaronea thriller centered around the efforts of a specialist team of Allied commandos, during World War II, to silence the notorious weaponry at a German fortress in the Aegean Sea.

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Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. A top New York detective is sent to Los Angeles where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud. The book also spawned a rarely decent film.