Item #66523 Fear is the Key. Alistair MACLEAN.
Fear is the Key.
Fear is the Key.
Fear is the Key.

Fear is the Key.

London: Collins, 1961. [Modern Fiction] FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.256. Publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt to spine, illustrated dust-jacket designed by John Keay. With signed presentation note opposite title page; To / Dr, Strachelin, / with all good wishes / Alistair Maclean. [underlined] / September 14, 1961 [underlined]. Some spotting to top edge else near fine in a light used wrapper with strong red lettering to spine panel. One of Maclean's most popular titles, rare in signed state. Alistair MacLean was renowned for his fast-paced thrillers and adventure stories. Fear is the Key is a classic novel of sunken treasure and ruthless revenge, set in the steel jungle of an deep sea oil rig in the Mexican Gulf. In the 50s and 60s, Maclean was one of the chief rivals of Ian Fleming, both sharing a Scottish heritage and a Royal Navy background. Item #66523

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