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Fitzroy MacLean

Frank McLynn

Fitzroy MacLean

by Frank McLynn

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Published by John Murray .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Great Britain - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • British Isles,
  • Literary,
  • BIO007000,
  • BIO,
  • Biography,
  • 1911-,
  • Diplomats,
  • Great Britain,
  • Maclean, Fitzroy,,
  • Statesmen

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860614M
    ISBN 100719556112
    ISBN 109780719556111
    OCLC/WorldCa34753242

      Fitzroy Maclean himself assumes the role of storyteller in this book, with a personal collection of favourite tales from his native land. Ranging from the thousand-year-old tale of Deirdre of the Sorrows to tales of brave warriors, treacherous love, and the mischievous or chilling influences of ghosts and spirits, this is an entertaining and /5(3). The British diplomat Fitzroy MacLean is often mentioned as one of the models for Ian Fleming's James Bond, and may or may not have been a spy, but he was unquestionably an adventurer in the great mold of Richard Francis Burton and T.E. Lawrence. His memoir, Eastern Approaches, recounts first his travels through the Central Asian "republics" of the USSR along with his 5/5.

      Fitzroy Maclean owes his place in history to the extraordinary 18 months he spent as Winston Churchill’s special envoy to the Yugoslav leader Josip Tito in He sometimes expressed regret that, as with his hero Bonnie Prince Charlie, the historically significant portion of his life was compressed into 18 months at a comparatively young. In the mid-thirties Fitzroy Maclean was a junior diplomat at the British embassy in Paris. Bored with the pleasant but undemanding routine, he requested a posting to Moscow, and "Eastern Approaches" opens with Maclean on a train, pulling out of Paris. Most of this first section of the book covers his repeated attempts to explore Soviet central /5().

      Eastern Approaches will linger in the memory for many a year. It was, after all, first published in and remains in print. Fitzroy Maclean - later Sir Fitzroy - tells the story of eight years in his life, from to It begins with Maclean as a junior diplomat in Paris, then at the epicentre of European upheaval/5(). Major-General Sir Fitzroy Hew Royle Maclean of Dunconnel, 1st Baronet, KT CBE lived from 11 March to 15 June He was a diplomat, a soldier, an adventurer, a writer and a politician: and, according to some accounts, a partial model for .


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This is a book of full of varied and sumptuous romantic photographs of Scotland. Charles Maclean's 14 page introduction is an inciteful and scholarly essay on the way in which Romanticism became attached to Scotland; something.

Fitzroy Maclean for many years held important posts in the British diplomatic service, armed forces, and government. His books include "Highlanders: A History of the Highland Clans 4/5(10). Fitzroy Maclean recounts their extraordinary history, from their Celtic origins to Robert the Bruce, the wars of independence and Bannockburn, from Flodden, Mary Queen of Scots to the Jacobite Risings of the eighteenth century, the nineteenth-century/5.

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And there is no end of stunning scams and insider dealings that lurk underneath the surface. Sir Fitzroy Maclean, a British diplomat, legislator, soldier and author who was often considered the real-life prototype of the fictional spy James Bond, has died at the age of I am trying to lcoate a book which I once read by Fitzroy Maclean.

As I remeber the title, I thought it was “The Far Frontiers”. It is divided into 3 sections. The first is with Maclena as youngDiplomat in Rusia and he travels to Ulan Bator; the middle section is with Desert Rates in North Africa and the third and final is with Tito in. Fitzroy MacLean. Fitzroy Maclean was a British diplomat who was one of the first Westerners to explore Soviet Russia.

He was a founder member of the SAS, and later liaised on behalf of the allies with the Partisans in Yugoslavia. A Member of Parliament for over thirty years, he served as Under-Secretary for War in the Churchill and Eden.

Eastern Approaches by Maclean, Fitzroy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Concise History of Scotland by Fitzroy MACLEAN and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Author Sir Fitzroy MacLean–who diedJat age 85–was himself an old Highland warrior.

In addition to being a noted commentator on Highland history,he was a commando officer in North Africa and later the head of Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s military mission toMarshal Tito and his Yugoslav partisans during World War : Historynet Staff.

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Coauthors & Alternates Sir Fitzroy Maclean. See all books authored by Fitzroy Maclean, including Scotland: A Concise History, and Eastern Approaches, and more on After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.5/5(1).

The best known of Sir Fitzroy's books is "Escape to Adventure" (), an account of his experiences as a diplomat and officer and his first years as Author: Eric Pace. Share - Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean and Fitzroy MacLean (, Paperback).

Books by Fitzroy Maclean ESCAPE TO ADVENTURE THE HERETIC: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOSIP BRTIT0. The Life and Times of JOSIP BROZ-TITO by FITZROY MACLEAN Illustrated Our concern, however, is neither to approve nor to disapprove, but to understand. -ARNOLD toynbee, A Study of HistoryFile Size: 5MB.

Fitzroy Maclean owes his place in history to the extraordinary 18 months he spent as Winston Churchill's special envoy to the Yugoslav leader Josip Tito in.

Fitzroy Maclean held important posts in the British diplomatic service, armed forces, and government. His books include Highlanders: A History of the Highland Clans. Magnus Linklater writes regularly for The Scotsman and The Times and was a contributor to The Great Cities in History.5/5(1).

Book Overview Presents the author's adventures in Soviet Central Asia, in the Western Desert, where he specialized in hair-raising commando-style raids behind enemy lines, and with Tito's partisans during the last months of the German occupation of Yugoslavia.5/5(5).