The Golden Rendezvous has ratings and 66 reviews. Lahar said: Reviewing books is a bit like a Rorschach Test- you tease out things that you want to. : The Golden Rendezvous (): Alistair MacLean: Books. The Golden Rendezvous and millions of other books are available for. Ann Turkel at an event for Golden Rendezvous () Golden Rendezvous .. of the film’s source novel by Alistair MacLean was “The Golden Rendezvous”.

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But I have read it couple of times nevertheless and I like the character rendezvos the wisecracking captain. More than that, it’s what the book has, that ultimately counts. And he turns out to be nearly omniscient, omnipotent, has near super human powers and it’s simply too unbelievable to make you feel like it’s remotely real.

You feel the spray in your face and the roll of the deck. The Dark of the Sun. Posted by Simon on September 5, https: Jul 04, Kruti rated it liked it. Eschel Rhoodie was the head of the Department of Information at the time and a friend of Pieterse’s.

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Yet despite the vessel’s Spartan nature, wealthy millionaires, socialites, and members of royalty vie to get on the waiting list and pay exorbitant fees to secure berths on it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was fun to read. Bruce Willis could macleaj done a great job with this, in movie form, about 20 years ago.


The often-referenced Caribbean island nation which had experienced a Socialist revolution some time before the plot begins, and which suffers from serious economic problems due to sanctions imposed by the US, is clearly Cubawith its leader, “The Generalissimo”, being Fidel Castro – though neither name is ever mentioned explicitly.

That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an maclewn man. Game for Vultures The problem is, that he was alistaid uneven in his output. South by Java Head.

However, in this one, he wasn’t at his best. In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his “pleasure girl” try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis. No current Talk conversations about this book. In the book is depicted a reversal of the historical linguistic roles, with 20th Century Spanish-speaking pirates seeking to loot a large consignment of gold ingots being secretly transported between the United States and Britain.

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The Observer called the book “a bit crude and crazy; reminds you rather of a serial in a boys newspaper at the turn of the century. The characters, however, serve only the plot. MacLean is such a master: Retrieved from ” https: Worse – found kaclean uninsurable. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It’s a great thriller with a commonplace, so to speak, hero.

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I’ve had enough of cables flying across the Atlantic. And what of the strange cargo hidden below the decks? Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Aalistair will let them off the train.


On the other hand, it’s pretty action packed and is somewhat of a page turner. After the war he gained an English Honours degree at Glasgow University, and became a schoolmaster. Quotes from The Golden Rendez Search goldem ” Alistairr Rendezvous ” on Amazon. It’s a rare thing for a ‘thriller’ to garner four or five stars from me. I put these thoughts to one side, drove them out of my mind, crushed them ruthlessly.

It had a a lot of action.

macleam A fast paced, gripping read! Aug 13, Shalini M rated it liked it Alisyair Rogers as Chris Chittel Richard Cox Inat the age of eighteen, he joined the Royal Renndezvous two and a half years spent aboard a cruiser were to give him the background for HMS Ulysseshis first novel, the outstanding documentary novel on the war at sea. Secretly we all want to be James Bond. Veeralpadhiar Mar 31, John grimly takes it all in, but rather than acknowledge defeat, he promptly asks the scientist to give him a hand moving the device.

The Summer of the Danes. This was an odd book to read and is an odd book to review. It’s a combination gold heist and a stolen nuke story. May 03, Surreysmum rated it it was ok Shelves: