On a Greek island Dr Thaddeus Pilgrim, once a devout man of God but now devoted to the pursuit of murder, terrorism and acts of sadism, plans his most sinister project yet: the Hallelujah Scenario.
Peter O'Donnell began his career working on several major pre-war comics, Tiger Tim, Chips and Captain Moonlight. During the 1950s he became involved in strip cartoons and eventually created his revolutionary Modesty Blaise, syndicated in more than 42 countries. The strip led to a series of bestselling novels about Modesty and her faithful lieutenant, Willie Garvin, all published by Souvenir Press: Modesty Blaise, Sabre Tooth, I, Lucifer, The Impossible Virgin, Pieces of Modesty, A Taste for Death, The Silver Mistress, Dragon's Claw, The Xanadu Talisman, The Night of the Morningstar, Dead Man's Handle and his most recent collection Cobra Trap.
""One of the great partnerships in fiction, bearing comparison with
that of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson." --Kingsley Amis, author,
The James Bond Dossier