Modesty Blaise

Paperback | October 28, 2005

byPeter O'donnell

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In her first adventure for British Intelligence Modesty Blaise with her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must foil a multi-million pound diamond heist. They travel from London to the South of France, across the Mediterranean to Cairo before battling, against impossible odds, a private army of professional killers.

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In her first adventure for British Intelligence Modesty Blaise with her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must foil a multi-million pound diamond heist. They travel from London to the South of France, across the Mediterranean to Cairo before battling, against impossible odds, a private army of professional killers.

Peter O'Donnell created Modesty Blaise as a strip cartoon that was syndicated in more than 42 countries. The strip led to a series of novels about Modesty and her faithful lieutenant, Willie Garvin.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:October 28, 2005Publisher:Souvenir PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0285637282

ISBN - 13:9780285637283

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You'll love it! Modesty Blaise is like a female James Bond - only cooler. When we meet her, she is in her mid-20s and retired from a very successful life of crime. She leaves an exciting and luxurious life in London, to complete a job for the head of British Intelligence. Accompanying her is her right-hand man Willie Garvin, a highly intelligent lady's man, who can throw knives with deadly accuracy. Together, they must complete a dangerous mission, and escape from a seemingly hopeless situation. But for Modesty Blaise, nothing is impossible. Using every resource available to her, she never fails to create a brilliant plan to survive any situation. This book is a brilliant spy story / escapist novel that will take the reader on an exhilerating journey, with surprises around every corner. Count on Modesty Blaise for a thrilling adventure, where you never know what may come next.
Date published: 2007-12-10

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"In the beginning there was Modesty. Cooler than the pretentious James Bond, tougher than the brain-dead Mike Hammer."  —Lauren Henderson, author, Chained and Dead White Female