Taste for Death

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The rugged team of Modesty Blaise and her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, take on impossible odds as they battle Simon Delicta, a man with a taste for death, and Swordmaster Wenczel in a duel to the death. As the adventure unfolds, and they travel from London to Panama to the depths of the Sahara desert, the pair will need all their killing skills to survive.

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Overview

The rugged team of Modesty Blaise and her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, take on impossible odds as they battle Simon Delicta, a man with a taste for death, and Swordmaster Wenczel in a duel to the death. As the adventure unfolds, and they travel from London to Panama to the depths of the Sahara desert, the pair will need all their killing skills to survive.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Before Buffy, before Charlie's Angels, before Purdy and Emma Peel there was Modesty Blaise. For almost 40 years, Peter O'Donnell's iconic heroine drop-kicked her way through a swath of villains and into a unique place in popular culture."  —The Observer

"These books are the finest escapist thrillers ever written."  —The Times

Library Journal
Published in 1996 and 1969, respectively, these are two outings in the author's popular Modesty Blaise adventures. Taste for Deathis a full-length novel, while Cobra Trapcollects five Blaise shorts.


—Michael Rogers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780285637658
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Series: Modesty Blaise series
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.75 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter O’Donnell created Modesty Blaise as a strip cartoon that was syndicated in more than 42 countries. The strip led to a series of novels about Modesty and her faithful lieutenant, Willie Garvin.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2008

    THE BEST OF THE MODESTY BLAISE NOVELS!

    I've been a fan of Modesty Blaise for more than 20 years. Read all her books several times. And this is the best of them. Nonstop adventure and excitment. Very good attention to detail. Villans that make your blood run cold. This is as good as it gets.

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