Gene Seagram leads the top-secret Pentagon program Meta Section, which secretly attempts to leapfrog current technology by 20 to 30 years. Open Preview See a Problem? Now that I’ve read far more books in a lot of different genres, I’m more critical. In September, , NUMA – which turns over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities – launched its own web site for those wishing more information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization. Dirk Pitt is sent to investigate and discovers that the ore was mined This wasn’t the first Dirk Pitt novel, but it was the one that firmly established Cussler’s formula. A unique reading experience in the annals of all paperback thrillers past, present, and future.
Loved the action and suspense. This said, Clive Cussler’s original imagining of the raising of the Titanic was breathtaking. You could do better than this. My knowledge of reality vs, Cussler’s assumptions aside, this yarn goes well enough until, for some reason, Cussler seems to lose his mind. Thank goodness that Mr. It makes you want to leap atop the arms of your chair and roar!
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Back to home page. It w The good news is that this is a much better book than Sahara, which I read a few years ago. In the process, Cussler destroys a marriage yitanic had the reader this reader, anyway hoping would make it, sends a man who’s sacrificed everything for his country to bedlam, and then packs Pitt off to prove the salvage operation folm cost both lives, credulity, and a whopping amount of taxpayer money wasn’t necessary in the first place, which would have worked if Titanic had been lost again, but as-is makes no real sense whatsoever.
Cussler doesn’t break-any-molds with this beefcake. Now, I love a good thriller, but I had a hard time finishing this. It was the first time Cussler began writing novels in and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in Each time I’m tempted to laugh at Cussler, I remind myself that back in ’75, Titanic wasn’t the world’s most over-exposed shipwreck that would happen ten years later.
At the end of the novel, I’m le Each time I’m tempted to laugh at Cussler, I remind myself that back in ’75, Titanic wasn’t the world’s most over-exposed shipwreck that would happen ten years later.
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Think 20 something male and a culture of Hugh Hefner in the 70s with an underwater James Bond who never fails to get the girl, even in the most remote environments and you’ll get the picture. Brewster and his men engage in a running battle with French assassins as they crisscross Europe trying to get their stolen goods home. It is a tense sequence here, described with genuine storytelling magic. Vixen 03 Night Probe! The dust jacket titanuc hard covers may not be included.
One version had a title box followed by two frames of story resulting in a three row episode. The film of this,is just too awful to watch, unlike Sahara, I think they done a great job with that and was well cast but only because M. There are some weird things about it.
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Blood and Steel Saving the Titanic Can’t recommend Cussler enough!
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Loved the action and suspense. Written in so the ship was still a mystery. This was my first taste of Cussoer Cussler. He wants his hero, note his, not the book’s: His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in It is eventually revealed that Joshua Hayes Brewster, fearful that he would not make it onto the recu;erate with the mineral, buried the byzanium in the grave of Vernon Hall, the last of the group to fall to the French assassins, located in the tiny English village of Southby.
I think Iceberg was better than this one. One spoiler-they do raise the ship. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Plus, with the USA now free of the fear of Nuclear Flm attacks at the end of the book, I feel like there should be an arms race from hell.
My first read in the Dirk Pitt adventure series. This left me feeling misled by the “Dirk Pitt Adventure” stamp on the cover of the book, although the first pages were interesting, regardless. Even the Russian villain is given a reprieve at the end, but the heroic scientist that saves America loses both his wife and his mind. I have no idea what I ill wrote there… Seriously, I still don’t have a clue what “port” or “starboard” mean, but it doesn’t matter.
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I curse my father for letting me stay up late and watch that damn movie… Anyway, interesting to note that Cussler kind of predicted the discovery of the Titanic.
Now, I love a good thriller, but I had I saw the movie “Raise the Titanic” way back when I was a little kid cudsler had a fondness for the movie which I suspect was a really, really bad movie given that it disappeared quickly and has never been seen since.
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One is that it was published in ’76, but it takes place recuperaate the “present” of I needed to finish off my evening reading last night with some mental chewing gum and this is what I picked off my shelves. The 4th book in the Dirk Pitt series starts off incredibly slow.
The only parts tough to stomach are some sexism that places the author squarely as an artifact of his time, but otherwise an engaging read. I did have a few specific gripes with the book spoilers follow: The flm women-as-sexual-objects thing is in fact rather striking.
This book came up in my googling, so i bought it. Using data from drop tank experiments Pitt is able to narrow down the search area and begin searching with deep sea submersibles. It’s true, I am not even kidding. It’s awful-terrible-horrible even by my standards for thrillers, which can be pretty good even when they’re cilm bad.