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Miljonäärien laiva (original 1962; edition 1997)

by Alistair MacLean, Aaro Vuoristo ((KÄÄnt.).)

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Title:Miljonäärien laiva
Authors:Alistair MacLean
Other authors:Aaro Vuoristo ((KÄÄnt.).)
Info:Porvoo : WSOY, 1997.
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Tags:2012, adventure, thriller

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The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean (1962)




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A typical MacLean thriller which brings nothing new to the table. But I have read it couple of times nevertheless and I like the character of the wisecracking captain. That's why this book has a special place in my heart. Good memories of adolescent years. ( )
  Veeralpadhiar | Mar 31, 2013 |
Carter is First Officer on an unusual tramp steamer plying the world's oceans in the 60s. The steamer is unusual in that it's directors have also added first class cabins for the comfort of various well heeled guests who wish a cruise without the diversions of a typical liner.

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.

Short sharp and enjoyable, but with minimal characterisation of anyone but Carter and thin even there. Typical high octane and unbelivable action on the high seas. ( )
  reading_fox | May 30, 2008 |
One of the most obscure of McLeans' early novels, but a personal favorite. It was hard to find in print in the 70s, with the result that for years my copy of this book was a library bound edition that I had somehow failed to return to the Tappan Junior High School library. Now I have a paperback; in fact, I have two.
  wfzimmerman | Jul 16, 2007 |
A luxury cruise...A missing atomic scientist...A hidden nuclear device...A very rich and beautiful woman...A band of desperate hijackers...A ship of gold.
Put them all together with first officer John Carter, tough, shrewd, resourceful, and you have a fantastic blend of suspense-adenture and international intrigue. -- From the web (http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Den/7062/maclean)
  rajendran | May 22, 2006 |
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A timeless classic of modern-day piracy from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well. For Johnny Carter, the Chief Officer, the voyage has already begun badly; but it's only when the Campari sails that evening, after a succession of delays that he realises something is seriously wrong. A member of the crew is suddenly missing and the stern-to-stern search only serves to increase tension. Then violence erupts and suddenly the whole ship is in danger. Is the Campari a victim of modern day piracy? And what of the strange cargo hidden below the decks?… (more)

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