But Alistair Maclean was always a bridge for me - the guilty pleasure, which still enabled pencil markings under consummate writing. When I first began this book I wondered what it was I could have found appealing about him. Sep 28, Rajesh Shah rated it liked it. It takes place in the sixties or maybe the seventies but Despite todays very changed political climate, the story comes across as very believable.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A superb book and worth reading again. The women are treated like dolls, liberties are taken with logic, and there are a few holes in the plot too large to accept.
I can still recall, in colorful detail after 40 years, movies made of those first 2 titles. January 5, Imprint: Too much of description about everything. It had the usual MacLean devices: Open Preview See a Problem? The b When I was growing up there were a number of books by Desmond Bagley and Alistair McLean on my parent's bookshelf and these formed some of the earliest adult fiction that I read. Your request to send this item has been completed.
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To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Another reasonably good thriller from Mr MacLean How to write a great review. Pagina 1 van 1 Opnieuw beginnen Pagina 1 van 1. That night a man breaks into a place where they are staying but Bowman fights him off. Caravans to Vaccares reads now as sadly dated. At lease I will feel I should continue reading him when I'm looking for a light outing.
I remember reading a bunch of MacLean's books while I was a teen and enjoying them immensely. One of the few alistair Maclean novels I hadn't read this proved to be as exciting and devious as ever.
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I nearly 'really' liked it, because I took it on holiday, on a trip to the Camargue, and read some of it parked by the lake in Vaccares. It reminded me of the s spy films, like Charade or Torn Curtain.
Relax and enjoy the chase scenes and the ebb and flow caravzn the life-and-death scenarios. Going undercover accompanying Cecile Dubois, a breathtakingly beautiful woman, as he investigates these shady circles, coming across bull rings, hidden graves and bloodthirsty gypsies with a secret to kill for.
caracan I read a lot of McLean's classic novels many years ago but have decided to catch up on those I haven't read yet. What it failed to do was grip the reader through lack of empathy and it felt like the obligation was for the reader to fall under the spell cadavan the author without sufficient investment in I read this book as part of a continuing experiment to reread books that I enjoyed back in the day. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
I thought it would be interesting to revisit these authors, who I haven't read for more than 30 years, to see how the books held up. The Guns of Navarone. The story is set at the south eastern province of Provence, in France.
It was moderately fast paced and had a lot of action tp makes one keep reading. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Bowman is driving the scientist to safety in a car when a helicopter chases after them. But something is different about this year's eebook, with many suspicious deaths.