Definition of Alistair Maclean from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Alistair Maclean

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(1922-87) a Scottish author of adventure novels. They include The Guns of Navarone (1957), Ice Station Zebra (1963) and Where Eagles Dare (1967), which have all been made into successful films. He also wrote books about T E Lawrence and Captain James Cook.