Alistair MacLean / Writer / Thrillers [It’s a Crime: New Indian Express]

07 December 2016

I’d have been a lot more of a discerning reader had I not discovered Alistair MacLean; and gobbled up the whole lot of those short, squat, 250-odd page Rupa reprints of his books. Between classes six and nine, I had fi nished off the 30-odd books that he had written, and whatever else within the general framework of thrillers that I could get my hands on – Desmond Bagley, Frederick Forsyth, Sidney Sheldon, Jeffrey Archer and the likes. So dear college literary society senior who thought a snooty ‘reads too many thrillers’ was a putdown of any kind, it isn’t quite so.

Read the rest of it here, or here.

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Shom Biswas is a writer from India. @Spinstripe
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