1918: la carboniera Cyclops, con trecento passeggeri e un prezioso carico, affonda al largo delle coste cubane. 1988: Raymond LeBaron, un finanziere con la passione per l’avventura, decide di recuperare la Cyclops, ma l’uomo muore. Dirk Pitt, nella veste di direttore dei Progetti Speciali della NUMA, predispone un piano per il recupero della nave. Presto capisce che quel naufragio è solo un particolare di uno scenario complicato che vede coinvolte le massime potenze mondiali e sarà costretto a spingersi oltre i confini del pianeta, sventando una disastrosa guerra tra Stati Uniti e Russia per la conquista di una base lunare...
- ISBN: 8850249152
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 536
A wealthy American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an antique blimp. Okay, that sounds cool. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts toward Florida with a crew of dead men—Soviet cosmonauts. Whoa, now you've got my attention. Dirk Pitt discovers a shocking scheme: a covert group of US industria Leggi tutto
I picked this book up at a charity book swap for a dollar. After that last book, I figured I needed something fun and easy on the brain. I mean, Dirk Pitt is Indiana Jones + James Bond + water! Several Dirk Pitt books have made an appearance as family road-trip fodder, because, while basically predi Leggi tutto
Off the coast of Cuba is a small isle and a shipwreck unconnected with one another until a wealthy financier off treasure hunting in his blimp disappears, soon they’ll connect everything from the moon to a lost Amazonian treasure. Cyclops is Clive Cussler’s 8th Dirk Pitt book in which his titular ch Leggi tutto
Cyclops by Clive Cussler Genres; Action/Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Suspense 3 Stars Not one of my favorites, but I read it. I liked it. I did not love it. By the time I read this one I was 33 years old. That was 25 years ago. Already, the steamier the book the more I liked it. The problem I remember abo Leggi tutto
Amazingly suspenseful book! I started reading and pretty much couldn't put it down. Really enjoyed it.
Plot 1: March 9th 1918, Caribbean Sea, a collier ship, Cyclops carrying 11,000 tons of manganese, more than it can carry sinks with treasure and a soul, American consul general to Brazil, Alfred L.Morean Gottschalk. Plot 2 :Raymond Le Baron and some of his friends who goes in search of the legendary Leggi tutto
An old blimp is restored and then disappears off the shores of Cuba with its billionaire owner. Two weeks later it reappears in Miami with the frozen bodies of three Russian cosmonauts aboard. Dirk Pitt is persuaded to retrace the airship's route and discovers a secret Russian base in Cuba. Meanwhil Leggi tutto
I'm only reading this because the main character is identified as "Dirk Pitt®" on the cover. So cool. === There's a big gold statue in the story and the head is carved from a massive emerald. But the book cover designer went freestyle and drew a big gold head with emerald eyes. I think Clive had three Leggi tutto
Dopo aver letto alcuni degli ultimi libri della serie di Dirk Pitt, non posso che essere felice di essere tornata ai primi libri, quelli che non annoiano mai. La storia prende sin da subito, l’avventura è palpabile ad ogni pagina, sia quelle dove è Dirk a rubare la scena a tutti, grazie ad imprese im Leggi tutto
The battle on the Moon was pretty cool.
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