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Maclean

(məˈkleɪn)
n
1. (Biography) Donald. 1913–83, British civil servant, who spied for the Russians: fled to the former Soviet Union (with Guy Burgess) in 1951
2. (Biography) Sorley (ˈsɔːlɪ). 1911–96, Scottish Gaelic poet. His works include Dàin do Eimhir agus Dàin Eile (1943) and Spring Tide and Neap Tide (1977)
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Alistair MacLean, managing director of Bon Accord Care, said: "This is a great place for anyone to go if they feel they might need a little help around the home or to get out and about.
He said: "Ever since I was 17 I have always wanted to write an action thriller in the style of Alistair MacLean, author of 'Where Eagles Dare.'.
Going from Chase to Frederick Forsyth and Alistair Maclean, Colin Forbes, Ken Follett and pretty any other author who could tell a story simply, but with the pace of Dennis Lillee.
Alistair MacLean wrote the novel of the same name and the screenplay at the same time.
Which Alistair MacLean novel was made into a film in 1968 starring Rock Hudson?
They will appeal to fans of such authors as Clive Cussler, Tom Clancy and Alistair MacLean.
I read my Lord Byron, my Nikos Kazantzakis (Zorba the Greek), my Alistair MacLean (Guns of Navarone), even later Yanis Varoufakis ("US as the global financial minotaur").
X-Men man Bryan Singer pitches his rowdy schoolboy history revision at the plainly rigged level of an Alistair MacLean yarn.
The IDU's National Secretary, Alistair MacLean, said: "The announcement today of the proposed restructure of the AA's Cardiff insurance office has come as a shock.