A British secret agent is on a rescue mission in Hungary, armed only with his intelligence. His mission is to find a British scientist who is being held by the Government against his wishes. Alistair MacLean’s The Last Frontier is inspired by the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and the events surrounding it.
Summary of the Book
Michael Reynolds is a British secret agent on a mission in Hungary. He must find and rescue Professor Jennings, who has been detained by the Hungarian Government. Reynolds has no fancy spy-gadgets, but he is a very resourceful man. He uses the help of his friends in the Hungarian underground to discover more about the Professor’s location. However, he has only one shot at freeing him and escaping the country.
About Alistair MacLean
Alistair MacLean was a Scottish writer who wrote thrillers. He is best known for The Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra and Where Eagles Dare.
This book was adapted into the action film, The Secret Ways. It is also published under that title in some countries.