November 2009

The Golden Gate

If you love stories which have a bit of sarcasm mixed with wartime drama, Alistair MacLean is the author for you. I grew up reading quite a lot of MacLean's works and I must admit they are still a delight to read today. His work, which featured plots and characters worthy of a James Bond novel, was popular in the 60s and all the way into the 70s (hardly a surprise given the trends of the mood of the era, right?). Well, here's the book I wanted to mention today – The Golden Gate.