Patrick Macnee is an actor who has delighted film and stage audiences and is known throughout the world for his starring role as John Steed on the long-running hit TV series The Avengers. For two years he starred in the Broadway production of Sleuth. One of his great pleasurs is recording books on tape. His version of Brought in Dead grips you in this action-adventure thriller. Taking place against the backdrop of international events and intrigue of the 20th century, from WWII-occupied Germany to the Mafia-controlled Hong Kong of the '90's. He is also the author of The Eagle Has Landed, which became a major motion picture.
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Since The Eagle Has Landeda "one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all timea "every novel Jack Higgins has written, including his most recent works, Bad Company and Midnight Runner, has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, including The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point.
He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives in Jersey on the Channel Islands.
Patrick Macnee was born in 1922 in London, England, into a wealthy and eccentric family. Macnee first appeared on stage and made his film debut as an extra in Pygmalion. After World War II, he resumed his stage and film career, with bit parts such as Young Jacob Marley in Scrooge. The role that brought him worldwide fame and popularity was the part of John Steed, in the classic British television series The Avengers. During the 1980s and 1990s, Macnee became a familiar face on American television in such series as Gavilan, Empire, Thunder in Paradise and Night Man. In the past decade, Macnee has also made several audio recordings of book fiction.
Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
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Book Description New Millennium Audio, 2003. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1590070704
Book Description New Millennium Audio, 2003. Audio Book(Cassette). Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-098-40-4322514