Sven-Bertil Taube in Puppet on a Chain () Puppet on a Chain () Barbara Parkins in Puppet on a .. Alistair Maclean’s Puppet on a Chain See more». Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at. From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time Sherman of Interpol’s Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope.. .

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Thanks for telling us aljstair the problem. Although they catch him fairly easy, they then leave him alive? Too many things have been going wrong in too many Formula One races.

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Sharp said the film went on to make “a mint of money” and claimed o he was still getting royalties from it being shown on television. I made to move past them towards the door, but Maggie barred the way, reached up and kissed me. Edit Cast Complete credited cast: I opened it and found that writing was crammed and concluded that this is gonna take some time even though it’s just odd pages.

The European spy thriller without computers or cell phones. There are some few details involving drug addicts. Bullet For Bullet – Julio Rebeiro. I saw its cover and was like ‘this doesn’t look so cool’.

This book was written in the s In het eerste deel van het verhaal heb ik wel wat twijfels bij sommige bijpersonages. Aug 23, Len Northfield rated it it was ok Shelves: However, it is and it is alistwir Daily Mail-reading class we are appealing to so there is no sex, no impropriety.

Puppet on a Chain

I was glad to be alive. Het tempo van het verhaal begint hoger te liggen. Can’t comment on that. Dec 30, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: The girls were glad. It took me back to watching the film in a double bill with When Eight Bells Toll at You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Fear Is the Key Load of old pish. Het boek begint meteen spectaculair met veel actie.

Adult fiction Interpol, Belgium, Airport, John? On the other hand, the book has its funny moments – the main character is always mxclean others take his gun from him mostly because he screws up and he can be endearingly forward about his faults, which include sometimes not being very good at his job. Very dark, scary characters. Not that I am calling myself an ingenious detective with a future in the Narcotics Department of Interpol. This story is full of over-top crazies, and the main investigator with his two super beautiful assistants reads like a silly male fantasy.

Het verhaal heeft wel een aantal overbodige personages, maar al met al is het boek zeker nog 4 van de 5 sterren waard. Alitsair the Hungarian uprising, an American mercenary is hired to smuggle a Hungarian resistance leader out of Soviet-occupied Budapest. Local peasants perform a hay dance with pitch forks and lure Maggie closer to watch, gradually surrounding her. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB.

I liked this book overall. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Ch 9 OK so you get beaten up, deafened, half drowned, shot and smashed in the face with any blunt instrument to hand: This book should come equipped with seatbelts. That withstanding, I still found it highly readable, and its very unreality leads to some very striking imagery indeed.

Jun 29, R. In fact, not only do they leave him alive, but they very naively tell him all their plans. A great relief read, which will pass the time on a plane or beach trip. But, with his character. So here you do not have the gadgets of Bond or the ingenuity of Bourne but in Paul Sherman you have a determined investigator who remains credible in all his efforts, in an account that carries a threat and conveys a sense of danger still to a modern day reader.

Daarentegen moet ik aangeven dat het einde weinige onvoorspelbare twists had. Rather surprising, when the book alistiar off with a description of one of them Belinda as being intelligent and loaned by the French secret service! Use the HTML below. Akistair 10, Chris rated it liked it. Altijd leuk om de titel van het boek terug te zien keren in de tekst.

Puppet on a Chain by Alistair MacLean (1969)

It was amusing to see “cannabis” as the source of so much evil in this book, considering pot is now legal in several states. Puppet on a Chain by Alistair MacLean.

I could vividly picture the three brutal deaths and it became the only MacLean’s novel that I’d read only once. Although the self-deprecation emphasises his fallibility, the narrative itself enacts a superhuman power of endurance and survival. His third person narrative in Circus was oblique, dry, stilted and mwclean, whereas here, the banter seemed more accessible, the dryness more of a deliberate character trait.