Domino Island: The Unpublished Thriller by the Master of the Genre

Author:   Desmond Bagley ,  Michael Davies
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN:  

9780008334642


Pages:   400
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Domino Island: The Unpublished Thriller by the Master of the Genre


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Author:   Desmond Bagley ,  Michael Davies
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:   HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 15.30cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.400kg
ISBN:  

9780008334642


ISBN 10:   0008334641
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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`Bagley has become a master of the genre - a thriller writer of intelligence and originality.' SUNDAY TIMES 'Bagley is a master storyteller ... has the skill to grab your heart or your bowels.' DAILY MIRROR `From word one, you're off. Bagley's one of the best.' THE TIMES 'Literate, exciting, knowledgeable adventure stories ... Bagley has no equal at this sort of thing.' SUNDAY MIRROR `Unbeatable for sheer gripping excitement' DAILY TELEGRAPH `Stories charged with suspense.' FINANCIAL TIMES `Bagley hit upon a winning combination of craftsmanship, authenticity and excitement.' CHRISTOPHER FOWLER `I've read all Bagley's books and he's marvellous, the best.' ALISTAIR MACLEAN `As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure-thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL


`What a wonderful book! Domino Island ticks all the boxes for top-notch thriller writing: a plot that unfolds quick as a race car (or I should say Learjet?), exotic locales, intrigue that draws us into manor houses, posh hotels, and the high seats of government, and a protagonist for all time, Bill Kemp-part James Bond, part Philip Marlowe, and all hero. A brilliant and timeless novel.' JEFFERY DEAVER, author of The Bone Collection and The Never Game `A vintage Bagley scenario of siege, jeopardy and explosive action' MIKE RIPLEY, author of Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang `Bagley has become a master of the genre - a thriller writer of intelligence and originality.' SUNDAY TIMES 'Bagley is a master storyteller ... has the skill to grab your heart or your bowels.' DAILY MIRROR `From word one, you're off. Bagley's one of the best.' THE TIMES 'Literate, exciting, knowledgeable adventure stories ... Bagley has no equal at this sort of thing.' SUNDAY MIRROR `Unbeatable for sheer gripping excitement' DAILY TELEGRAPH `Stories charged with suspense.' FINANCIAL TIMES `Bagley hit upon a winning combination of craftsmanship, authenticity and excitement.' CHRISTOPHER FOWLER `I've read all Bagley's books and he's marvellous, the best.' ALISTAIR MACLEAN `As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure-thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL


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Desmond Bagley was a multi-million-copy selling author of 16 adventure thrillers, all still in print. Moving to South Africa after WW2, his transition from unskilled printer's apprentice, aircraft engineer, mine worker, nightclub photographer and radio scriptwriter to one of the world's most respected thriller writers is legendary, described by The Times as a `craftsmanlike thriller novelist'. Returning to the UK in the 1960s, he lived with his wife Joan in Devon and then on Guernsey, where a blue plaque was unveiled in his honour in 2018.

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