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Cobra Trap

Cobra Trap( )
Author: O'Donnell, Peter
Series title:Modesty Blaise Ser.
Publication Date:May 2001
Publisher:Souvenir Press Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Created in a 1950s comic strip that is still in syndication in more than 40 countries today, the stories of Modesty Blaise have spawned a cult following around the world. These are the first new Modesty stories in 11 years, and they span her career, from the early days of running the Network, to her shadowy work for British Intelligence. From Tangier, to the Pyrenees, to a South American jungle--Modesty and her trusted lieutenant Willie Garvin dispatch an old nemesis, upset a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.616 x 8.619 x 1.17 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
O'Donnell, Peter (Author)
Peter O'Donnell was born in London on April 11, 1920. During World War II, he served in a signal regiment in the British Army, assigned to France, Persia (now Iran), Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy and Greece. He began drawing comic strips for children as a teenager, and after the war he wrote a number of different strips including Dr. No, Garth, and Romeo Brown on a freelance basis. He created the Modesty Blaise comic strip, which was published in The London Evening Standard from 1963 to 2001.

During his lifetime, he wrote more than 20 Modesty Blaise novels including Sabre-Tooth, A Taste for Death and The Night of the Morningstar, two short stories collections, and a play entitled Mr. Fothergill's Murder. He wrote a series of 19th-century romance novels under the pseudonym Madeleine Brent. He also wrote for television, film, women's magazines and children's papers. He died on May 3, 2010 at the age of 90.


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