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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 slowed down on purpose to stretch it out. The novel was originally published in With the help of a gorgeous rich girl.

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Nov 22, Scott Holstad rated it liked it. I explained to Rhoodie the situation, the fact the I would be personally ruined, that the industry could be badly damaged, and talked him into employingrand which at that stage was on fixed deposit with Barclays Bank — to allow me to employ it as security for the production loan.

Was this review helpful to you? Full Cast and Crew. My shirt was no longer a shirt but just a limp and sticky rag soaked with sweat.


More than that, it’s what the book has, that ultimately counts. I’d like to see him try to write one from a woman’s point of view! The Eye of the Tiger. Exactly what his goal is forms part of the mystery.

The Golden Rendezvous

This page was last edited on 30 Juneat After the war he gained an English Honours degree at Glasgow University, and became a schoolmaster. The basic film plot follows that of the book for almost 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.

Put them all together with First Officer John Carter, tough, shrewd, resourceful, and you have a fantastic blend of suspense — adventure and international intrigue. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Quotes from The Golden Rendez He finds a city rife with drugs rendezcous a police force unable or unwilling to do Despite its shortcomings, an enjoyable way to spend a few hours.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Veeralpadhiar Mar 31, Carter is First Officer on an unusual tramp steamer plying the world’s oceans in the 60s. Ch 10 A good deal of the text is like this, a first person narrator forcing himself to think calmly in a desperate, panic-stricken situation, and you are right inside his mind and you can smell the fear and the stress and the adrenaline.


Wikipedia in English None. The Guns of Navarone. She tells him so. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: MacLean has a trick of creating atmosphere and realizing the physicality of his settings which redeems the otherwise inexpressibly disgusting premises of his stories. After reading two famous books of this author, my expectations for this book was quite high. The final fifteen minutes of the screenplay led to a conclusion that bore little resemblance to the book plot.

John Carter Ann Turkel If you haven’t read any books of this author and your reading this one for the first time you might like it. Then violence erupts and suddenly the whole ship is in danger. As a ‘thriller’ you get what you pay for with this novel, but not much of anything else.

The second half is not half-bad, but I had to exercise my suspension of disbelief too often. A typical MacLean thriller which brings nothing new to the table. Edit Did You Know? Carter has heard of it too,” she admitted. Apr 06, John Pringle rated it it was amazing.