Circus by Alistair MacLean

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Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Bruno Wildermann of the Wrinfield Circus is the world s greatest trapeze artist, a clairvoyant with near-supernatural powers and an implacable enemy of the East European regime that arrested his family and murdered his wife. The CIA needs such a man, and recruits Bruno for an impossible raid - on the impreganble Lubylan fortress, where his family his held. Under cover of a circus tour, Bruno prepares to return to his homeland. But before the journey even begins a murderer strikes twice. Somewhere in the circus there is a communist agent with orders to stop Bruno at any cost.
 

About Alistair MacLean

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Alistair MacLean was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1922. After attending Highland High School, he served in the Navy during World War II. He then went on to graduate from Glasgow University. MacLean wrote the bestsellers "HMS Ulysses," "The Guns of Navarone," "Ice Station Zebra," "Where Eagles Dare," "Dark Crusader," "Satan Bug," and "Captain Cook: A Biography." MacLean died on February 2, 1987 in Munich.
 
Published January 5, 2009 by Harper. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Crime, Cooking. Fiction

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