Series Information: Modesty Blaise
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"When I've made a quarter of a million I retire" said Modesty Blaise. And did.
A twelve-year-old girl tramping across war-ravaged Europe, through refugee camps, across the Middle East knowing hunger, rape, despair - this was the making of Modesty Blaise. She wanted the security of money and got it. In every worth-while place she organised The Network, a crime organisation, efficient, deadly. She took a degenerate Willie Garvin from the gutter and turned him into her right-hand aide - a man as deadly and as professional as herself.
They made their money and retired. But where was the excitement in pretty clothes, jewels or running a pub on the Thames? Now on the right side of the law for once they pit themselves against vicious schemers who play for very high stakes ruthlessly...