Athabasca by Alistair MacLean – book cover, description, publication history. Industrial sabotage in the Alaskan oil fields allows MacLean (Force 10 from Navarone, Ice Station Zebra) a ton of background padding—which. The nail-biting tale of sabotage set in the desolate frozen wastes of two ice- bound oil fields, from the acclaimed master of action and GE! THE.

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Twist akhir ‘siapa dalangnya’ pun jelas tertebak sejak setengah jalan. Our two intrepid investigators are out to find out what’s going on. Dua athaabasca lain yg ikut mencuri perhatian, Kapten Willoughby dan Lt.

Mar 30, Patrick DiJusto rated it it was ok Shelves: There was one unusually striking scene where Our Hero was trapped in front of a huge – monstrously huge – mining machine, inching slowly forward, etc. Languages Deutsch Nederlands Edit links.

He can tell a story in athanasca the space of many current authors, yet with all the detail. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You have less than two minutes to live. Well, this ended up being a really good book. The ring is directly in the path of Dragline One, which, as you can see and hear, is now only a few feet from you.

This book had amusing characters and a lot of twists and turns. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. mcalean


Athabasca by Alistair MacLean

Retrieved from ” https: Poin yg lain, karakter utama novel ini gak jelas. Maybe I have become more sophisticated in my reading since then.

To ask other readers questions about Athabascaplease sign up. Dermott and Mackenzie, tough ex-field managers and now anti-sabotage specialists, arrive, but initial investigations get alistairr nowhere. This article about a thriller novel of the s is a stub.

This book was just ok. I first read Athabasca in hardcover when it maclen published in I found it an enjoyable diversion for a couple of days. This page was last edited on 30 Aprilat It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and includes a considerable amount of technical detail on the operations.

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ATHABASCA by Alistair MacLean | Kirkus Reviews

This was simply dull, and not terribly well written. But even they are not the main instigators of the events, as the final chapter of the novel reveals.

After the war he gained an English Honours degree at Glasgow University, and became a schoolmaster. The damsels in distress are stereotypically passive, and while the ending of the book isn’t exactly predictable, it wasn’t exactly new, either.

A decent enough late MacLean thriller, took a little bit to get going. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The investigators also make a federal case malean of the fact that there is no alcohol allowed at these workstations and contrive to bring large amounts w Not a particularly good thriller. Ruthless villains with diabolical plot – check.



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Feb 25, Thrivi Subramanian rated it really liked it. You’re in it for the tight plotting. Return to Aathabasca Page. Industrial sabotage in the Alaskan oil fields allows MacLean Force 10 from Navarone, Ice Station Zebra a ton of background padding–which, alas, is more compelling than the foreground melodrama. Enter a bunch of “oil sabotage investigators”, who come across like a bunch of retired CIA agents.

Dibandingkan novel2 Alistair MacLean yg lain, kisah yg ini jelas mengecewakan. The main characters are a trio of oil-field sabotage investigators who are called in to deal with threats of ahhabasca to tar sand oil fields near Fort MacMurray, Alberta and to a pipeline which carries oil to Alaska. Nicol rated it it was ok.

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