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Whirlwind

The Sixth Novel of the Asian Saga

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Whirlwind by James Clavell
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Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots. They are ordered to flee to safety with their helicopters. Two of them, both Europeans, have Iranian wives whom they love beyond safety and politics.

Author Biography

James Clavell, the son of a Royal Navy family, was educated in Portsmouth before, as a young artillery officer, he was captured by the Japanese at the Fall of Singapore. It was on this experience that his bestselling novel KING RAT was based. He maintained this oriental interest in his other great works: TAI-PAN, SHOGUN, NOBLE HOUSE and GAI JIN. Clavell died in 1994.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
None
Imprint
Hodder Paperback
Pages
1248
Dimensions
132x197x56
ISBN-13
9780340766187
Product ID
1665123

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