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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This page was last edited on 22 Augustat Return to Book Page. His muscles tensed at the thought that they were communists… Chapter 3, II. His works have been translated into over 20 languages.

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. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to citdel updates through seller support? Books by Desmond Bagley.

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Mar 04, Masayuki Arai rated it really liked it. Bagley spent the Fifties in South Africa, working as a freelance journalist and critic, before moving to Italy with his wife, Margaret, and then to Guernsey. Three of the men set off on a dangerous trip over the mountain heights to get help from friends of Aguillar.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Learn more about Amazon Prime. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But due to a collapsed bridge, the Communists aren’t there to meet the plane, desmone the co-pilot is killed in the landing. Want to Read saving…. Email required Address never made public. What’s great about this story is the variety of characters and the situation in which they find themselves – stranded high up a mountain after a plane crash and threatened by an armed group of communists.


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May 06, Matt Kruze rated it it was amazing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Tough guy opens his heart; pretty heroine falls for him with a Victorian simple-mindedness.

As this is a book from the 60s, it has some period specific issues.

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Trinavant – and discovers that Bull Matterson and his son will do almost anything to keep the Trinavant family forgotten forever… Includes a unique bonus – My Old Man’s Trumpet, a previously unpublished short story about a New Orleans music shop owner. Ingenious ideas are put into action in a dramatic attempt to prolong their survival until help arrives.

Desmond Bagley died of complications resulting from a stroke at a hospital in Southampton. Present also are the other Bagley usuals, to wit: Bagley and his wife left South Africa for Italy inand then England in Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Books by Desmond Bagley.

There is something very daft and possibly unsubtle about the idea of fighting a communist army with medieval army, and you can tell that Bagley had fun researching this part of the book.

Published September 1st by House of Stratus first published Paperbackpages. Apr 26, Aakash rated it it was amazing. Though almost exactly contemporary with MacLean, Bagley started publishing almost a decade later. I’d never heard of Bagley before picking this up, but I gather he was a British action-thriller writer contemporary of Hammond Ines and Alistair Maclean. In the interval, he was a film critic for Rand Daily Mail in Johannesburg from — The other thread follows the passengers who try and MacGyver weapons to hold off the soldiers who are on the other side of a rickety rope bridge.

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A desomnd armed group of communist soldiers intent on killing one of his passengers – an influential political figure – have orders to leave no survivors. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While one group of survivors, lead by O’Hara, attempt to cross the peaks along a deadly, snow-covered pass, the other is working to stall the armed group of soldiers who plan to kill them all once they have managed to cross a torrential river.

Mr Dexmond Morris rated it really liked it Jun 20, Volevo lanciare un anatema su questo libro, volevo copiarne qui tutti i passi insensati e banali e ce ne sono davvero tanti incontrati lungo la lettura.

This is his second novel. O’Hara leads them down the mountain because of altitude sickness and freezing temperatures.

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A former jet-fighter pilot in Korea, he was shot down there and endured unimaginable h I’d never heard of Bagley before picking this up, but I gather he was a British action-thriller writer contemporary of Hammond Ines and Alistair Maclean. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Ch 8, V They might as well be orcs or followers of Lord Voldemort. Customers who bought this item also bought. Ken McCormac rated it really liked it Jan 08,