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Publisher's Summary

A tense and nerve-shattering classic from the highly acclaimed master of action and suspense.
A rolling for Knox is how the journalists describe the Presidential motorcade as it enters San Francisco across the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI believe it is impregnable - as it has to be with the President and two Arab potentates aboard.
But halfway across the bridge the unthinkable happens. Before the eyes of the world a master criminal pulls off the most spectacular kidnapping in modern times....
©1963 Devoran Trustees Ltd (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers
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Critic Reviews

"Startlingly good...tense...ingenious." ( Sunday Express)
"Alistair MacLean is a magnificent storyteller." ( Sunday Mirror)
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1 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 03-27-18

Good book; Awful narrator

A good narrator can make a book, an awful narrator ruins a good book. This narrator thinks that the only way narrate is for long dramatic pauses. If you removed his pauses you would shave off an hour of the book. His style is irritating to say the least. I know I will never buy another book Jonathan Oliver has narrated.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Honey on 10-27-17

Fabulous adventure story from the master!

A tense, gripping and fun adventure story. The narrator does a great job with the voices and characters.

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