Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Malta.The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang which gets long-term inmates out of prison, spring a notorious Russian double agent. The trail leads Owen Stannard to Malta, and to the suave killer masterminding the gang. Face to face at last with his opponents, Stannard must try to outwit both men - who have nothing to lose and everything to gain by his death...
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Desmond Bagley's transition from unskilled printer's apprentice, aircraft engineer, miner, nightclub photographer and radio scriptwriter to one of the world's most respected thriller writers is legendary. Travelling to almost every continent to research his exotic storylines, he was described by The Times as a `craftsmanlike thriller novelist', whose stories are as exciting today as when they were first published.Review:
`Literate, exciting, knowledgeable adventure stories - Desmond Bagley is incomparable.' Sunday Mirror
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Book Description Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0385065868