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Former SAS soldier Andy McNab used a pseudonym for his book about a failed SAS mission titled Bravo Two Zero.
Novelists closely associated with the genre include Eric Ambler, Ted Bell, Dan Brown, Lincoln Child, Tom Clancy, Clive Cussler, Michael Crichton, Nelson DeMille, Ian Fleming, Ken Follett, Frederick Forsyth, Graham Greene, John Grisham, Robert Ludlum, Alistair MacLean, Andy McNab, David Morrell, James Phelan, Douglas Preston, and Matthew Reilly.
In his book on selection for the Special Air Service ( SAS ), Andy McNab wrote that people who give away the fact that they want to be in the SAS for reasons of personal vanity are labelled as ' Walter Mitties ' and are quietly sent home.
* The patrol commander authored an account of the patrol in a book titled Bravo Two Zero ( ISBN 0-440-21880-2 ) under the pseudonym ' Andy McNab '.
He is also known for his film work playing such roles as Alec Trevelyan in GoldenEye, Jason Locke in Essex Boys, Odysseus in Troy, Ian Howe in National Treasure and Andy McNab in Bravo Two Zero.
Butcher's Spy High, Joe Craig's Jimmy Coates, Charlie Higson's Young Bond, Robert Muchamore's CHERUB & Henderson's Boys, Sam Hutton's Special Agents, Andy McNab & Robert Rigby's Boy Soldier, Chris Ryan's Alpha Force & Code Red and Tom Palmer's Foul Play.
At this early stage in his career, he tried to avoid being typecast as policemen and soldiers on television, but his role in The Widowmaker lead to him being offered and taking many obsessive character roles ; he played police officers in Black and Blue, Framed, Between the Lines and Out of the Blue, and soldier Andy McNab in The One That Got Away ( Paul Greengrass, 1996 ).
Other later work included the adaptation of Bravo Two Zero for BBC1 in 1999, co-written with the book's author Andy McNab and starring Sean Bean.
Sergeant Andy McNab DCM MM ( born 28 December 1959 ) is the pseudonym of an English novelist and former SAS operative and soldier.
As Larry King put it, when McNab appeared on the Larry King Live show on CNN: " We have Andy in shadows.
BBC raw words offers exclusive audio versions of the latest Quick Reads by Andy McNab, Last Night Another Soldier ( 2010 ), read by Rupert Degas.