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  • Ice Station Zebra

  • By: Alistair MacLean
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

The atomic submarine Dolphin has impossible orders: to sail beneath the ice floes of the Arctic Ocean to locate and rescue the men of weather station Zebra, gutted by fire and drifting with the ice pack somewhere north of the Arctic Circle. But the orders do not say what the Dolphin will find if she succeeds - that the fire at Ice Station Zebra was sabotage and that one of the survivors is a killer....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the Movie, but still good

  • By Mark on 05-10-17

tense nervous headache

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-18

classic MacLean. great tension all the way through, even if the eventual reveal is a bit telegraphed.

  • Where Eagles Dare

  • By: Alistair MacLean
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. One winter night, seven men and a woman are parachuted onto a mountainside in wartime Germany. Their objective: an apparently inaccessible castle, headquarters of the Gestapo. Their mission: to rescue a crashed American general before the Nazi interrogators can force him to reveal secret D-day plans.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great story, not dealt justice

  • By Mark on 07-09-17

you've seen the film

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-03-18

now read the book. a great story, well read, with twists and turns all the way.