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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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I waited till the cabin stopped swaying around and the red-hot wires in my neck had cooled off to a tolerable temperature, then climbed stiffly out of my bunk.

Marston that he was a born actor. The novel was originally published in Put them all together with First Officer John Carter, tough, shrewd, resourceful, and you have a fantastic blend of suspense — adventure and international intrigue. It’s a great film of suspense no matter how cheaply made it is, you don’t have to put much effort to it when Alistair MacLean has written the story and already provided all the details needed to put together an awesome show of violence, war, gunfights, sinking ships, explosions, bloody murders and a terrifying plot.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Thanks for telling us about the problem. The ab Alastair MacLean is an author of the 20th century well known for action and suspense.

Shortly after leaving Kingston, jamaica, a member of the crew is found to be missing, and only the heroic capabilities of our first officer can save the remaining crew memeber sand their top flight guests from the consequences.

There are no tendezvous topics on this book yet. As with all MacLean Novels the plot is thrilling to the very end. And this novel is full of non-stop action. Campariu”, which is what it was called in the novel.


However the film was not made until The charact It’s a rare thing for a ‘thriller’ to garner four or five stars from me. Believe it or not, I started with Partisans – generally considered to be one of his worst books, and I liked it so much, I went on to read all of his books. You are commenting using your Mcalean account.

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A very rich and beautiful woman While reading these types of books, I feel the mapping of the plot, as if the voice from a GPS computer were directing my every turn. 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.

A British ship, however, is where the plot takes place. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

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Perhaps because of this deviation from the original story, and any resulting disagreements following its release, the film was later renamed ‘Nuclear Terror. The Dark of the Sun. As usual it is tightly plotted and has the usual mix of eccentric good guys and bad guys.

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His books are set on ships, trains, oil rigs, and other exotic locales around the world. The story grips you from the very first page and will keep you hooked till the the last. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! Possibly one of his best plots – the suspense really builds up in the first half of the novel.

A member of the crew is suddenly missing and rendezovus stern-to-stern search only serves to increase tension.

The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean

Aug 14, Peter rated it really liked it Shelves: The basic film plot follows that of the book for malcean the entire story with only a few differences; for example, in the book Captain Bullen is wounded by gunfire during the taking of the ‘Campari,’ whilst in the film, Bullen is shot dead. It was an engaging turn of events and the setting, a passenger ship at sea, enhanced the experience.


Would you like us to take another look at this review? IMDb’s Guide to Streaming. And so we’re left with another Harris alisrair. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The narrator jocularly refers to gilden in the third person in this book as often as in its predecessor, The Dark Crusader.

Even though there’s nothing remotely believable in this book, I actually enjoyed it. A hidden nuclear device With the help of a gorgeous rich girl. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Inhe was awarded a D. I was convinced, and I put it to him, that this situation aalistair not be called, because rendfzvous film was properly insured against completion, and when we completed it, we were certain that the foreign, American rights would be sow for at least enough money to meet the obligations of production, then thisrand would serve only as security till that time.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Its great as long as you suspend disbelief.

Jun 27, Nicole Rendezvuos rated it really liked it Shelves: The Triumph of the Sun. It had evil characters, good heroes, the pretty girl, guns — everything.