Read Seawitch by Alistair MacLean by Alistair MacLean by Alistair MacLean for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. “Here’s the latest spellbinding thriller from Alistair Maclean – about an enormous, sophisticated, moble oil rig called the Seawitch, anchored off the American. Seawitch by Alistair Maclean (). To wincing observers his modus operandi seemed nothing short of Draconian, but Cronkite would.

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And never read this. 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. Works by Alistair MacLean. Aug 08, Seaitch Husen rated it it was ok.

I laughed out loud when the narrator says craggy old Cronkite looks like John Wayne.

Some very unbelievable scenarios that would suit hollywood. Then I realized that no, the author actually intended to wrap up the entire book’s plot with a five jaclean climax.

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Maclean is the author of twenty-nine world bestsellers and recognised as an outstanding writer in his own genre. The bad guys have destruction of epic proportions in mind. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Oct 06, Srikanth R rated it it was ok.

All human subtlety has disappeared. Ten major oil investors plot against one of the most powerful oil tycoons in the world, a British Lord named Lord Worth.


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.

Scoffield was a large, rubicund, smiling man, the easy-going essence of good nature. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I always enjoy this good, straight-forward adventure story. When Lord Worth poured on his icy contempt he used a king-sized can. MacLean at the top of his game.

He promptly kidnaps the daughters of his target, who has already found out about the plot, stolen some weapons from the Army and has fortified his super-dooper oilrig.

Basically, a bunch of rich and powerful oil magnates assorted Americans, Russians and Cubans decide to gang up on another rich and akistair 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 felt a bit of mess, with chapters jumping between different viewpoints and lots of characters for such a short novel.

That novel is a masterpiece; this is junk. Nobody does it any better than he does.

Het is ongelofelijk dat de reeks van techno trillers die zo lang geleden geschreven zijn, ook vandaag nog zonder moeite de lezer kunnen boeien, zonder ouderwets over te komen.

Sep 25, Tim rated it it was amazing. Seawitch First edition cover UK.

In one terrifying week, Worth’s world explodes. This is seawitcb a really cheap copy of the breath-taking scene where the Jackal states his demands to the French security forces in Day of The Jackal.


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He was a police chief of incomparable incompetence, but was a consummate and wholly corrupt politician, which was why he was police chief. Derek is still active and has a blog with a potted biography, some wonderful underwater shots and links to numerous other sites which feature his great photos. This one is a complete dud. Again, there are no surprises. Amazing style – starts a couple of stories together and ties them later in the book.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Mar 09, Hazel rated it it was ok. Oct 29, George K. You are commenting using your Twitter account. These plots have the tacky predictability of made-for-TV movies, every one of the scenes conforming to your lowest expectations.

Seawitch by Alistair Maclean (1977)

Surprised they haven’t made a cheap hollywood movie staring mxclean connery as the wealth oil mogul scot and steven segal as the renegade cop. Lord Worth, predatory and ruthless, has clawed his way to great wealth. The trashy mindset anticipates Dallas first episode May ie in development when this novel was published or Dynasty first ep. Mar 05, Piers Platt rated it did not like it. May 10, Catyj rated it liked it.