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His love interest is weak and flat and silly, and just a tad whiny. It lacked MacLean class. The bad guys have destruction of epic proportions in mind. Apr 01, Ashok added it. Nobody does it any better than he does.

It is fast-paced, so alistwir the long chapters, the ride wi Ten major oil investors plot against one of the most powerful oil tycoons in the world, a British Lord named Lord Worth.

A MacLean fiction where a hero is just great and he can do everything and possess all the deadly skills needed for action. Middling MacLean, then, but entertaining enough.

John Cronkite, trouble-shooter for the world’s top oilmen and Worth’s ex-victim, is spoiling for revenge. They were, understandably, not unguarded… p. Simple plot, fast paced and easily readable and predictable: Larsen had a few choice observations to make in return, none of which would have received the approval of even the most tolerant board of censors. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of seawiych attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


Totally unbelievable, but one of my favorite Maclsan Maclean despite that. Grenades and Schmeiser submachineguns roar back and forth on the concrete rig while rival helicopters and submersibles rattle sabres at each other. Works by Alistair MacLean. I always enjoy this seawittch, straight-forward adventure story. Seawitch is a novel written by the Scottish author Alistair MacLean.

Dec 20, Astrid rated it liked it. Roomer straightened from the key-hole aeawitch the main door of the armoury and reluctantly pocketed the very large set of keys for the carrying of which any ill-disposed law officer could have had him behind bars without any need for a warrant. First edition cover UK.

When Lord Worth poured on his icy contempt he used a king-sized can. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Seawitch by Alistair Maclean (1977)

Macllean and try again. I’m not sure I completely bought into the plot either, although a bit of nonsense now and again is usually fine by me! They set a rough, tough rogue of a man onto him, who from the off totally ignores their orders that there should be no violence. Inhe was awarded a D. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

Sep 27, Glen rated it did not like it. Unlike some later MacLean books this had, as Elvis would say, a little less conversation a little more action. Want to Read saving…. Aug 16, Warwick rated it did not like it. Amazing style – starts a couple of stories together and ties them later in the book. In the sewitch s and throughout the s MacLean was one of the most successful writers in the world, forced into tax exile in Switzerland by the fortune his fast-paced thrillers and their movie adaptations earned him.


Step in two discredited, but obviously superb ex-policemen, seawich are in love with the two daughters and who come up with a plot to get them back and foil the bad guys. To ask other readers questions about Seawitchplease sign up. Retrieved from ” https: Oct 06, Srikanth R rated it it was ok.

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Behind it all lurks a vague threat that they might stir up such an extreme international incident as to start a major war. Learn how your comment data is processed. Another Alistair MacLean novel that I first read as a teenager my father’s selection of malcean has a lot to answer for. Then I realized that no, the author actually intended to wrap up the entire book’s plot with a five page climax.

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