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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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He is now recognized as one of the outstanding popular writers of the 20th century, the author of 29 worldwide bestsellers, many of which have been filmed.

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And when everything is over, he is surprised to hear that they are getting married in a month. Pick up a copy of The Golden Rendezvouus today and see for yourself! And there’s a waiting list of kings and presidents trying to get aboard, willing to pay millions to do so. He was the ‘junk-food’ of the classic-era thriller-writers.

The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Shout at the Devil. Because he needed a cargo ship that also carried passengers for his story to hang together.


All of the above are goldem books, mind you, but you can only read them every third year or so. The action takes place on a British cargo ship, the Camperi, which has been converted into a rendezvoue liner. And needless to say, he saves a beautiful young woman who decides then and there to marry him Clearly this story resists scrutiny from the standpoints of plot and character development.

Sep 04, Adam Pilbeam rated it it was amazing Shelves: An unsuccessful stem to stem search for the crew member, with violence suddenly erupting endangers the whole ship. Even though there’s nothing remotely believable in this book, I actually enjoyed it.

South by Java Head. And this novel is full of non-stop action.

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And, best of all, put them all in the sea, MacLean’s natural habitat. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Maclean is the author of twenty-nine world bestsellers and recognised as an outstanding writer in his own genre. Luckily, he has also irritated maverick California cop, Ryder — by kidnapping his wife — so Ryder tracks him down, maclena his gang and kills him. Pity, it’s one draft away from being 4 out of 5.


If you haven’t read any books of this author and your reading this one for the first time you might like it. So where exactly does his ‘best’ writing lay hidden?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Being fully aware of this, it is with little hesitation that I say the following sentences: Despite its shortcomings, an enjoyable way to spend a few hours. But those hours were to elapse before I got around to the constructive thought: Puppet on a Chain Too late for the Camparitoo late for its passengers, and far far too late for all too many of the crew.

And at the end I got slammed for it. On the other hand, it’s pretty action packed and is somewhat of a page turner.

The Golden Rendezvous

However, in this one, he wasn’t at his best. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. A British ship, however, is where the plot takes place.