O'Donnell, Peter, 1920-2010 / The Xanadu talisman
Author O'Donnell, Peter, 1920-2010
Title The Xanadu talisman
Publish Date 1982
Publisher Pan Books
ISBN 0330268473
Series Modesty Blaise ; 10
Type Fiction (Paper)
LC Call # PR6029.D55X3 1982
Genre Action and adventure fiction
Spy fiction
Subject Blaise, Modesty (Fictitious character)--Fiction
Intelligence service--Great Britain--Fiction
Women spies--Fiction
Synopsis El Mico was the criminal mastermind of the Mediterranean, watching every move Modesty made when she set out to fulfill the last wishes of a dying man.  El Mico knew she would lead him to the secret of the Talisman.
With Willie Garvin at her side and Giles Pennyfeather under her feet, Modesty came up against the most extraordinary opposition -- like Little Krell, the prodigy in combat, and the astonishing Nanny Prendergast ...
From Tangier and Paris to Corsica and the Riviera, her path led to the stronghold of Xanadu in the Atlas Mountains.  There lay the secret of El Mico and there the final battle was destined to be fought out to its bitter finish ...