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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Or I might just have had too high an expectation – my teenage mind was enthralled by anything by Alistair Maclean. Harris threatened to sue for defamation and the matter never went to court. To ask other readers questions about The Golden Rendezvousplease sign up. Susan Beresford Gordon Jackson A missing atomic scientist Not because it was necessary for the plot, but because to authors and readers ofthis was the worst weapon imaginable, and therefore useful in heightening the drama.

After the European release, a six-minute prologue was shot to make the plot more explicable. On the other hand, it’s pretty action packed and is somewhat of a page turner.

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I always enjoy books by Alistair MacLean, even though he tends to follow the same formula as he develops his stories – tough, resourceful protagonist takes on bad guys, and against overwhelming odds, prevails and wins the day.


However a different ending was scripted for the film in order to increase plot tension and create something far more dramatic and spectacular. When the Lion Feeds. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

Unfortunately for me the production got further out of hand, and the film far exceeded the budget. 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.

Treasury ship carrying gold bullion. People talk about where the ‘rot’ i Alistair MaClean is one of the more difficult thriller authors to endorse.

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But really, this is only his eighth book! The final fifteen minutes of the screenplay led to a conclusion that bore little resemblance to the book plot. Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well. It was an engaging turn of events and the setting, a maclezn ship at sea, enhanced the experience. It’s mwclean great plot, but I don’t give a bugger about the characters, partly cos they talk too much bollocks.

It’s just got 12 luxurious rooms and good food, but no pools or dancing or gambling or ports of call or anything.

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Works by Alistair MacLean. The film was started by Freddie Francis rendezvkus completed by Ashley Lazarus. Here, and in a few others of the same circa, such as, ‘When Eight Bells Toll’.

Barts 4 – MacLean has always been a favorite No trivia or quizzes yet.

John grimly takes it all in, but rather than acknowledge defeat, he promptly asks the scientist to give him a hand moving the device. Inat the age of eighteen, he joined the Royal Navy; 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 tolden at sea.


Where, wherewould he keep it? The Sound of Thunder. Is the Campari a victim of modern day piracy?

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. If you are a boy in love with adventure, or a fan of suspense-full thrillers, there’s nothing like Alistair Maclean to whet your appetite. And when everything is over, he is surprised to hear that they are getting married in a month.

A Fall of Moondust. He and Byron no doubt had a great deal in common: An older historical reference, from which the book’s name derives, is to the fabulous Spanish treasure fleets of the 17th and 18th Centuries, which attracted the attention of English pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy.

Revealing too much of the plot won’t be good on my part.

Luis Carreras David Janssen Movies Seen In A Theater – reneezvous It is also, narrowly beating out The Day of the Jackal, the finest thriller novel ever written.

A hidden nuclear device But, still a fantastic read with suspense that keeps you on the edge of your chair, unable to put the book down.

The movie performed poorly at the box office. A fast paced, gripping read! The story was not at all time knitting.