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Alan Caillou aka Alex Webb aka Alan Lyle-Smythe
1914 - 2006


Khartoum
A novelisation of the events surrounding General Gordon and his relief, or lack thereof, whilst attempting to hold back the Mahdi.

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Rampage
Two renowned big-game hunters set off on a dangerous mission to the steaming jungles of Malaya. Their assignment is to capture prize specimens for the Munich Zoo. Neither man realizes that the trip is to prove the ordeal of their lives as they battle their way through the treacherous jungle.

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Cairo Cabal
Alan Caillou had been an intelligence soldier in Egypt during the war and so was familiar with Cairo and the intrigue that made it such an explosive and exotic location for a novel.

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The House on Curzon Street
An Adventure novel beginning in India in 1806 and working through the nineteenth Century before coming to a conclusion in Florida at the conclusion of the American Civil War.

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Sheba Slept Here
Post War - the author had been a Police Commissioner in the newly acquired UN Mandate in Ethiopia. This book is his reminiscences about that time. He was responsible for supervising law and order in a territory including a desert plain, mountains, two small towns, and a railroad line whose boundaries were defined as about 300 miles long and 20 feet wide. It really is the story of a lost world.

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Rogue's Gambit
Again putting his wartime and post war experiences to good use, the author tracks espionage and corruption from the Horn of Africa to Italy in this fast paced thriller.

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