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- 4.06/5 (481 ratings)
John Talbot is a murderer who kidnaps the young daughter of a multimillionaire. However, a man named Jablonsky, saves Mary, the girl. He then decides to demand a ransom of her father to release her, but her father, General Ruthven, has better plans.
What makes this book stand out?
The simple writing and engrossing plotline.
Read it for
The book is fast-paced and rich with action and makes for an exciting read.
Don't read it for
Across Alistair MacLean’s best books, some of his characters seem very similarly constructed.