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Modesty Blaise - Peter O'Donnell
Modesty Blaise
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In her first adventure for British Intelligence Modesty Blaise with her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must foil a multi-million pound diamond heist. They travel from London to the South of France, across the Mediterranean to Cairo before battling, against impossible odds, a private army of... show more
In her first adventure for British Intelligence Modesty Blaise with her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must foil a multi-million pound diamond heist. They travel from London to the South of France, across the Mediterranean to Cairo before battling, against impossible odds, a private army of professional killers.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780285637283 (0285637282)
ASIN: 285637282
Publisher: Souvenir Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Modesty Blaise 0 (#1)
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The Professor
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4.0 Modesty Blaise
“I’d never bloody lived at all till she came along and changed everything.” Pure pulp deliciousness. This is the novel John Travolta reads on the toilet when Bruce Willis finds and shoots him in “Pulp Fiction”, a Hollywood nod to a character born in those three panel strips in the Standard I could n...
Wyvernfriend Reads
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4.0 Modesty Blaise (Modesty Blaise series)
I remember reading this years ago and a chance discovery of a new copy in Waterstones for dirt cheap made me buy it and read it again. Modesty Blaise is one of the first female kick-ass heros in English fiction. She started off as a cartoon character in a regular strip and this is written by the s...
Here i'm
Here i'm rated it
2.0 Modesty Blaise (Modesty Blaise series)
Oil has been recently found in a small country near Iraq which goes by the name of Malaurak. The sheik of Malaurak has granted the British govt. Concession on the oil in return for ten million pounds worth of diamonds. Sir Gerrad Tarrant of British Intelligence is concerned about the security of th...
sunpig
sunpig rated it
A good action-packed thriller, punctuated by regular interludes of 45 year-old gender expectation dissonance.
Vera
Vera rated it
My copy of this book has no ISBN. It is a Pan paperback, published in 1966, worn, dogeared and the pages quite yellow. The cover is illustrated with stills from the Monica Vitti movie. The price on the back says Australia 6'.___I've read all the books in this series except the last one. This is the ...
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