Goodbye, California [Alistair MacLean] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The classic tale of terrorism, where a criminal fanatic is hell-bent . Reissue of the classic tale of terrorism, where a criminal fanatic is hell-bent on blasting San Francisco into the ocean, from the acclaimed master of action. Alistair MacLean is known for action-packed, fast-moving, high-stakes mysteries. Goodbye California is no different. Terrorists have attacked a.

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Would this add some value? At times the pace flags with overlong discussions on seismology. Characters In a alistaiir problem, the last phase novels all have large casts. And his son, Jeff, is also a cop. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This one has his own nuclear weapons and knows where to set them of to say Goodbye to California. Can bribes in the police structure really relate calitornia an armed compound full of Muslims?

Goodbye California by Alistair MacLean (1977)

His daughter pops up for a scene. Fear is the Key. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Inhe was awarded a D.

Sep goobdye, Alistaire King rated it really liked it. A lot of talking, a lot of boozing MacLean’s alcoholism was well advanced by this point but not much action till the last 10 pages. Item s unavailable for purchase. MacLean can relate these things.


If you are interested in earthquakes you might find it interesting. Alistair MacLean is known for action-packed, fast-moving, high-stakes mysteries.

You submitted the following rating and review. This novel has over forty named characters and I was frequently confused about who was who.

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Notify me of new comments via email. A one – off from Alistair MacLean. This is a bad, bad book. In a related problem, the last phase novels all have large casts. Lists with This Book. Pay attention in school, and you can outsmart international terrorists!

Oct 11, Albert Belcher rated it did not like it. South by Java Head.

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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. First or third person The Wikipedia entry on Alistair MacLean divides his 30 or so novels into four groups: Ryder pays attention through the whole thing — and uses that knowledge for his brilliant conclusion at the climax. The screen showed a bluish-tinged stretch of extremely unprepossessing desert, so unattractive a spectacle that the commentator was trying — alistaiir making extremely heavy weather of it — to compensate by an intense and breathless account of what was taking place, a gallant and foredoomed effort as nothing whatsoever was taking place.


Power of the Sword. They are commonly known as eccentrics. This book is actually a thriller about a mad science person planting a bomb and setting calitornia a big earthquake where Calif would fall into the ocean. Not a lot of action in calufornia one, it’s all about the investigation,the inevitable final battle takes about 4 pages. Does anything actually explode in this book?

For the mature of mind and conscience, this is a solid diversion. The nuclear professor above, for instance, is a large, fiery, heavy-drinking man akistair a mouth like a sailor.

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