San Andreas Review ✓ 7



10 thoughts on “San Andreas

  1. says:

    Not one of his greatest tales in the mid 80's he surely had done this thing before Not terrible either but pick any of his better outings there

  2. says:

    Just finished reading San Andreas by Alistair Maclean This being my first ever war themed book especially my first WW2 inspired novel and I'm completely awestruck Both my parents have been asking to read books by Alistair Maclean but I always avoided it god knows why A few days back I wanted to read a fast paced

  3. says:

    I had this book as a kid probably read it a thousand times growing up I'm thinking I got it as a present or even bought it at one of those Weekly ReaderScholastic book fairs remember those Must have gotten it around 11 or 12 years o

  4. says:

    This is the first novel that i read I remember being at a cousin's place with nothing to do and found this book I am really

  5. says:

    Sometimes you just can't beat the classics Alastair MacLean shares with Jack Higgins an ability to write characters who sho

  6. says:

    Sabotage precedes German bombing of the British hospital ship HMHS San Andreas and her cruiser escort With the deck officers dead or incapacitated it falls on bosun Archie McKinnon to thwart the Germans and bring his ship

  7. says:

    I haven't thought about Alistair MacLean since I was a kid and thumbed through a few of my Dad's books As I recall Ice Station Zebra and Breakheart Pass I picked this one up at a used bookstore on a whim It's a compelling setting and plot but the dialogue is melodramatic and utterly ridiculous The ending is also too abrupt and unsatisfying

  8. says:

    This book was a disappointment I like MacLean but this is far from his best My biggest problem is that the characters don't match the story Her

  9. says:

    I did enjoy rereading this book Alistair MacLean is one of my favourite authors Lots of action and suspense in this story very enjoyable

  10. says:

    Good book although it sort of leaves you hanging about the fate of some of the characters in the end

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Free download Ö eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Alistair MacLean

According to the Geneva Convention red crosses on a ship guarantee immunity from enemy Just finished reading San Andreas by Alistair Maclean This being my first ever war themed book especially my first WW2 inspired novel and I m completely awestruck Both my parents have been asking to read books by Alistair Maclean but I always avoided it god knows why A few days back I wanted to read a fast paced book and I saw a copy of San Andreas lying around picked it up and finished it in literally 3 days It is a classic tale of war at seaTechnically the actual story begins from the very beginning but the intensity starts building up from 2nd chapter tops Being a war inspired novel it just doesn t bet boring Yes I have always been interested in war stories anything and everything to do with history so ya this one actually made my day What really caught my attention was the character of Archie Mckinnon Yes he becomes the protagonist unknowingly The author introduced him after uite a while that s what makes him all the fascinating his character actually becomes the anchor to the story I know it sounds strange but it is true But then there are other fascinating characters as well we meet Captain Bowen Patterson Lieutenant Ulbricht Nurse Janet oh I loved them Action packed you become a part of San Andreas Being a hospital ship the tension of being under attack can be witnessed throughout With a number of unusual plot twists and turns you it gives you an adrenalin rush Another point I really liked was the background stories that kept popping up throughout the novel It actually helped in deciphering the saboteurs It isn t a lengthy novel that takes a lot of your time it is a 290 page book which great story well written and crisp I ll say navigation It is bloody gripping and intense I guess this is my first war book I have read Definitely going to recommend this

Review San Andreas

San Andreas

Attack The San Andreas is a hospital ship but the members of her crew do not believe tha Sometimes you just can t beat the classics Alastair MacLean shares with Jack Higgins an ability to write characters who should be villains as complex humans who sometimes turn out to be among the most riveting characters in the plot

Free download Ö eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Alistair MacLean

T the red crosses on her sides will keep her safe The author also wrote Where Eagles Dar I haven t thought about Alistair MacLean since I was a kid and thumbed through a few of my Dad s books As I recall Ice Station Zebra and Breakheart Pass I picked this one up at a used bookstore on a whim It s a compelling setting and plot but the dialogue is melodramatic and utterly ridiculous The ending is also too abrupt and unsatisfying MacClean s knowledge of seafaring is convincing and I liked the little history lesson in the prologue but this story would have been so much better with believable interactions between the characters