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Jack Higgins Dillinger
Pages: 320, Paperback, Harper
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Angel of Death - Jack HigginsAngel of Dearth (832 words)
by samueltyler - written on 05/06/09 (Very useful, 76 readings)
What do you get if you put an Actress, a MP and a Professor together in a room? Nothing like that I thank you very much! According to Jack Higgins the correct answer is an international assassination group! Higgins is one of the last old fashioned action writers. For over 40 years he has been writing boy s own adventures for men. Who doesn t like a lot of blokes shouting at one another and firing guns? However, even the best authors can grow stale over such a long period and Higgins was never the best of authors. In recent years he has concentrated on a series of novels based around ex-IRA enforcer Sean Dillon and his work for the crown. With the 17th book in the ...
Exocet - Jack HigginsExocet Stage Right (835 words)
by samueltyler - written on 02/04/09 (Very useful, 284 readings)
the combat touched everyone. How long do you wait to set a story during a war - whilst it s happening, 10 years later? In the case of Jack Higgins and the Falklands War he must have started writing it the first day a British Ship was attacked because Exocet came out soon after the conflict had ended. Could a book so close to the real life events have succeeded by being more contemporary? When the Argentinean s went to war over the Malvinas with Britain they felt that a combination of Air strength and missiles would lead them to victory. However, it was not long until the air force became depleted due to Britain s superior fire power. In Higgins Exocet the only ...