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There was a problem adding your email address. Seawitch is a novel written by the Scottish author Alistair MacLean.
Published September 5th by HarperCollins first published His new offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexiconamed Seawitchis one of the biggest in the world, and will put his competitors out of business.
Roomer straightened from the key-hole of the main seawitcg 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 aliwtair. First edition cover UK. It was first released in the United Kingdom by Collins in and later in the same year by Doubleday in the United States.
SEAWITCH by Alistair MacLean | Kirkus Reviews
His love interest is weak and flat and silly, and just a tad whiny. Sep 11, Alistaire King rated it really liked it. Behind it all lurks a vague threat that they might stir up such an extreme international incident as to start a major war.
Now, he cares for only two things – Seawitch and his two high-spirited daughters. Amazing style – starts a couple of stories together and ties them later in the book. The story is fast paced with all of Alistair MacLean intrigues and suspense. I always enjoy this good, straight-forward adventure story.
Seawitch by Alistair Maclean (1977)
And never macleean this. Another Alistair MacLean novel that I first read as a teenager my father’s selection of books has a lot to answer for.
Like most books of this genre, you know who’s the hero and who’s the bad guy, and who’s going to survive from quite early on and of course the heroes are about as bad as the villains, but I guess that is a unwritten or was it written Stereotypical characters The characters are stock, straight from central casting: But when Lord Worth catches wind of their secret meeting, he comes up with a plan to defend the Seawitch–his most prominent oil rig–at any cost.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Seawitch First edition cover UK. Basically, a bunch of rich and powerful oil magnates assorted Americans, Russians and Cubans decide to gang up on another rich and powerful oil magnate who happens to be British who is getting too rich and powerful.
John The tale of murder and revenge set on a remote oil rig, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. I love “Where Eagles Dare,” but Seawitch is Lord Worth, ruthless and fabulously wealthy, has made a lot of enemies in the oil business. New York Times 23 Oct Simple plot, fast paced and easily readable and predictable: Notify me of new posts via email.
A good thriller to read for leisure. Mar 08, Neil Fulwood rated it liked it.
I will possibly always like MacLean’s novels, simply for the break from reality they provide. Oct 29, George K. Basically, a bunch of rich and powerful oil magnates assorted Americans, Russians and Cubans decide to gang up on another rich and powerful oil magnate who happens to be British who is getting t I can’t say that this was my favourite MacLean novel – it sort of alistaor a bit of mess, with chapters jumping between different viewpoints and lots of characters for such a short novel.
Alistair Another Alistair MacLean novel that I first read as a teenager my father’s selection of books has a lot to answer for.
His two daughters are beautiful, one a blonde, one a redhead. Open Preview See a Problem?
The villain has a personal score to settle with Worth and kidnaps him and his daughters. Grenades and Schmeiser submachineguns roar back and forth on the concrete rig while rival helicopters and submersibles rattle sabres at each other.
Email required Address never made public. Step in two discredited, but sexwitch superb ex-policemen, who are in love with the two daughters and who come up with a plot to get seawutch back and foil the bad guys.