Desmond Bagley was born in , in Kendal, a rural town in England’s scenic Lake District. He left school aged fourteen and worked for a number of years in. High Citadel by Desmond Bagley (). O’Hara’s lips quirked as he mentally reviewed his garrison. An old man and a young girl; two. High Citadel by Desmond Bagley – book cover, description, publication history.
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High Citadel by Desmond Bagley (1965)
Works by Desmond Bagley. Raymond rated it really liked it Jan 07, Leaving school not long after the relocation, Bagley worked as a printer’s assistant and factory worker, and during World War II he worked in the aircraft industry.
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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: I seem to recall through the haze of the past that this book started off my liking for a good disaster novel! She felt an almost physical swelling pain in her bosom, a surge of wild, unreasonable happiness, and she knew that she had been wrong when she had felt that Tim was not for her.
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High Citadel by Desmond Bagley
David Haward rated it really liked it May 19, The calm and sane style makes the natural forces which get involved — a blizzard which attacks the men as they are crossing the high pass, and the accompanying fog lower in the valley — all the more believable. His muscles tensed at the thought that they were communists… Chapter 3, II Desmond Bagley — was a British journalist and author of 16 thrillers, the last two published posthumously.
I came across way back when, and still it remains the best for vesmond. Bagley also published short stories. Bagley Desmond Bagley was a British journalist and novelist principally known for a series of best-selling thrillers. Three bayley the men set off on a bagkey trip over the mountain heights to get help from friends of Aguillar.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His family moved to the resort town of Blackpool in the summer ofwhen Bagley was twelve.
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It’s been many years since I first read this. Ingenious, engaging, non-stop thrills. I am not sure how Bagley gets away with all of this, but he always does.
The epitome of the adventure thriller, complete with gritty, tormented hero, sinister villain and a gallimaufry of supporting cast members who all serve to enrich this super-tense high altitude classic. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Bqgley Stafford, the security consultant featured in Flyaway and Windfallis a notable exception.
The plane has crashed at a landing strip for abandoned mine workings and the survivors set off the ccitadel day to walk down the track to civilisation. I’d never heard of Bagley before picking this up, but I gather he was a British action-thriller ccitadel contemporary of Hammond Ines and Alistair Maclean.
Sep 26, Ruth rated it liked it Shelves: Just, collectively, as a group of people of different nationalities who are all devoted to communism. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I did feel that the author was less successful in characterisation. Published Desmons 1st by House of Stratus first published Email required Address never made public. However, as they turn a corner leading to the only bridge over a deep river they baglry fired on by armed forces on the other side. May 15, Rik rated it really liked it Shelves: I will certainly read more from Mr.
All the passengers accept the hijack, the crash-landing in which some passengers are horribly crushed, the forced march down the mountainside then attack by the communists, then a prolonged state of siege and being called on to fire crossbows to kill their opponents or blow up their vehicles pretty calmly.
Desmond Bagley was a British journalist and novelist principally known for a series of best-selling thrillers.