The Magnificent MacInnes. by Shepherd Mead

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Published by Farrar, Straus in New York .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPZ3.M46124 Mag, PS3525.E1147 Mag
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Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
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Open LibraryOL6049655M
LC Control Number49009709
OCLC/WorldCa4410172

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Helen MacInnes () was a Scottish-American novelist of spy fiction. She has been referred to as the “Queen of Spy Writers” by the Sunday ally from Glasgow, MacInnes graduated from the University of Glasgow in with a degree The Magnificent MacInnes.

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Missing the dust Jacket. The binding is tight and square with the upper and lower spine extremities bumped. The corners have tiny bumps. The edges are lightly soiled from reading.

The pages are clean and undamaged with trivial age tan. Any questions, please email. If you would like more images of this book, I can send via email. Does anyone remember Helen MacInnes. She was a best-selling author who wrote espionage thrillers beginning in the 's.

The forties--a time when women were supposed to be barefoot and in the kitchen. The average monthly salary was $1, and only one in five Americans had a car. This was the world that Scottish-born MacInnes found. "The MacInnes Affair has two time-lines that intertwine, but no one travels to another time.

That said, both plot-lins are well written and I never felt confused as the two stories shift from past to present and back again. This is the type of book you can just fall into and get engrossed by the history and mystery and not want to put down.

Helen Clark MacInnes, Scottish-born American novelist, known for her taut, realistic espionage thrillers. MacInnes received an M.A. from the University of Glasgow in and remained at the university for a year afterward as a special cataloger in the library. After a year of library work she.

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Magnificent MacInnes. ()Born: Edward Mead, ApSt. Louis, Missouri. Helen MacInnes was a Scottish-American author of espionage novels. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in with a degree in French and German.

A librarian, she married Professor Gilbert Highet in and moved with her husband to New York in so he could teach classics at Columbia University.

Early life. MacInnes was born in London, the son of singer James Campbell McInnes and novelist Angela Mackail, who was the granddaughter of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones and also related to Rudyard Kipling and Stanley es's parents divorced and his mother remarried.

The family relocated to Australia inMacInnes returning in Genre: fictional prose. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition.

From an auction of modern first editions with the auction tag laid into the book--a fine copy n a fine unclipped dustjacket--signed by the author and inscribed "With All My Thanks", Sincerely Helen MacInnes"--on the half title page.

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The sweet spot for Helen MacInnes’ writing career was the s — the height of the Cold War —during which she produced what is arguably her best work.

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