Genre: Historical Fiction
Length: 354 pages
Audiobook Length: 9 hours and 11 minutes
First Published: 1967
Forbidding peaks, resourceful commandos, beautiful spies, nonstop action, and neck-snapping plot twists make this the classic adventure thriller—the kind of page-turner that readers actually will find impossible to put down. A team of British Special Forces commandos parachutes into the high peaks of the Austrian Alps with the mission of stealing into an invulnerable alpine castle—accessible only by aerial gondola—the headquarters of Nazi intelligence. Supposedly sent in to rescue one of their own, their real mission turns out to be a lot more complicated—and the tension climbs as team members start to die off, one by one.
About Alistair Maclean
Alistair MacLean was a Scottish novelist whose works include The Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra, HMS Ulysses, and Where Eagles Dare. MacLean dies in 1987 at the age of 64.