Alan White (novelist)

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Alan White
Born 1924 (age 89–90)
Yorkshire, England
Occupation Novelist
Genre War novels, Militaria
Notable works The Long Day's Dying

Alan White (born 1924 in Yorkshire) is an English novelist and journalist. He used his experiences as a Second World War commando leader in his writings. He also wrote using the names "Alec Haig", "James Fraser" and "Alec Whitney".[1] His novel The Long Day's Dying was made into a 1968 film directed by Peter Collinson.[2] White wrote mysteries, as well as war and adventure novels.[3]

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Novels[edit]

Written as Alan White[edit]

  • The Long Day's Dying (1962) (American title: Death Finds the Day)
  • The Wheel (1966)
  • The Long Night's Walk (1968)
  • Long Drop (1969)
  • Kibbutz (1970) (American title: Possess the Land)
  • Climate of Revolt (1971)
  • The Long Watch (1971)
  • The Long Midnight (1972)
  • The Long Fuse (1973)
  • Armstrong (1973)
  • The Long Summer (1974)
  • Death in Duplicate (1974)
  • Death in Darkness (1975), as Alec Whitney for the american edition
  • The Long Silence (1976)
  • The Long Hand of Death (1977)
  • Cassidy's Yard (1980)
  • Black Alert (1985)

Written as James Fraser[edit]

  • The Evergreen Death (1968)
  • A Cockpit of Roses (1969)
  • Deadly Nightshade (1970)
  • Death in a Pheasant's Eye (1971)
  • Blood on a Widow's Cross (1972)
  • The Five-Leafed Clover (1973)
  • A Wreath of Lords and Ladies (1974)
  • Who Steals My Name? (1975)
  • Hearts Ease in Death (1977)

Written as Bill Reade[edit]

  • What Have They Done to You, Ben? (1967)
  • I wonder What Happened to Tom? (1968)
  • A Bomb for Atuna (1975)
  • The Ibiza Syndicate (1975)

Written as Alec Haig[edit]

  • Sign on for Tokyo (1968)
  • Flight from Montenegro Bay (1972)
  • Peruvian Printout (1974)

Written as Alec Whitney[edit]

  • Every Man Has His Price (1968)
  • The Triple Zero (1971)


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