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Peter O'Donnell

Peter O'Donnell


Born
in Lewisham, London, England, The United Kingdom
April 11, 1920

Died
May 03, 2010

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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information.

Peter O'Donnell also wrote as Madeleine Brent.

http://www.cs.umu.se/~kenth/modesty.html
is an excellent resource on this author.

To help keep the novels and the adventure strip collections separate, here's some info about the Modesty Blaise works.

In 1963, O'Donnell began his 38-year run as writer of the Modesty Blaise adventure story strip, which appeared six days a week in English and Scottish newspapers. He retired the strip in 2001.

Each strip story took 18-20 weeks to complete. Several publishers over the years have attempted to collect these stories in large softcovers. Titan Publishing is currently in the process of
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Average rating: 4.09 · 7,602 ratings · 544 reviews · 228 distinct worksSimilar authors
Modesty Blaise (Modesty Bla...

3.99 avg rating — 962 ratings — published 1965 — 23 editions
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Sabre-Tooth (Modesty Blaise...

4.12 avg rating — 466 ratings — published 1966 — 12 editions
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A Taste for Death (Modesty ...

4.16 avg rating — 431 ratings — published 1969 — 11 editions
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I, Lucifer (Modesty Blaise,...

4.05 avg rating — 432 ratings — published 1967 — 14 editions
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The Impossible Virgin (Mode...

4.10 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 1973 — 6 editions
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The Silver Mistress (Modest...

4.10 avg rating — 370 ratings — published 1973 — 15 editions
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Last Day in Limbo (Modesty ...

4.20 avg rating — 323 ratings — published 1977 — 13 editions
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Pieces of Modesty (Modesty ...

4.02 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 1972 — 10 editions
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The Night of Morningstar (M...

4.10 avg rating — 284 ratings — published 1982 — 12 editions
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The Xanadu Talisman (Modest...

4.05 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 1981 — 9 editions
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Modesty Blaise Sabre-Tooth I, Lucifer A Taste for Death The Impossible Virgin Pieces of Modesty The Silver Mistress
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“On the whole I try to keep Modesty and Willie in timeless settings, which is why I avoid all the latest slang and in-words. It won't be long before 'brill' sounds as dated as 'super' does now. [Uncle Happy, 1990]”
Peter O'Donnell

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