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Egleton, Clive

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1927-2006) UK soldier and author who began to publish novels with the Garnett sequence – A Piece of Resistance (1970; rev vt Never Surrender 2004), Last Post for a Partisan (1971) and The Judas Mandate (1972) – about UK Post-Holocaust resistance to the Russians who occupy the islands after nuclear war; in the end, a government-in-exile is formed and the invaders, drained by a China war, retreat. State Visit (1976) is about the assassination of the Queen in order to prevent German reunification. Egleton is much better known for his spy thrillers. [JC]

Clive Frederick William Egleton

born South Harrow, Middlesex: 25 November 1927

died Bembridge, Isle of Wight: 31 March 2006




individual titles

  • State Visit (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976) [hb/]


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