War & Military Desmond Bagley The Snow Tiger

ISBN 13: 9780006143192

The Snow Tiger

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When a New Zealand avalance wipes out the heart of a mining community, the young director of the mine finds he has more than his career at stake…

Fifty-four people died in the avalanche that ripped apart a small New Zealand mining town. But the enquiry which followed unleashed more destructive power than the snowfall. For as the survivors told their stories, they revealed a picture of a community so divided against itself that all warnings of danger went unheeded. And at the storm centre of the enquiry is Ian Ballard, the young managing director of the mine, whose career - even his life - depends upon being able to clear his name…

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Thriller - A small mining community in New Zealand is devastated when 'the snow tiger' (an avalanche) rips apart their entire township in a matter of minutes, killing fifty-four people. In the course of the ensuing enquiry, the antagonisms and fears of the community are laid bare, and a ruthless battle, for control of a multi-million pound international mining group, is exposed. The tension in the courtroom mounts as each survivor gives his graphic account of the terrifying sequence of events.

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'Tense, heroic, chastening... a thumping good story.' SUNDAY EXPRESS

'As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers

'Bagley is a master storyteller.' DAILY MIRROR

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