San Andreas by Alistair MacleanSan Andreas by Alistair Maclean

San Andreas

byAlistair Maclean

Paperback | January 20, 2015

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Reissue of the classic tale of war at sea, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.Suddenly, just before dawn, the lights went out aboard the San Andreas. For the British hospital ship sailing the deadly, U-boat patrolled Norwegian waters, a nightmare of violence and betrayal has begun. A terrifying game of sabotage in which an unknown traitor among the crew holds all the cards.The red crosses on the vessel's sides spell anything but safety. For a dangerous secret has turned the ship into a priceless quarry.With the Captain out of action Bosun Archie McKinnon takes over. Alone in treacherous, frozen seas, her compass smashed, the San Andreas is being drawn relentlessly into the enemy's hands.
Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In 1941 he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a schoolmaster. The two and a half years he spent aboard a wartime cruiser were to give him the background for HMS Ulysses, his remarkably successful f...
Title:San AndreasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pagesPublished:January 20, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

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ISBN - 10:0006170269

ISBN - 13:9780006170266

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'The novel of a great entertainer.Every bit as good as HMS Ulysses' Eric Hiscock'The Yarnspinner Laureate shows that he still knows how to shiver our timbers' The Times'A magnificent storyteller' Sunday Mirror'The most successful British novelist of his time' Jack Higgins