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
- Data di uscita: 15-02-2018
Loved it! It’s very dated but enjoyable nonetheless.
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
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
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
Have you ever driven the Autobahn in Germany? Swirling twists and turns around every corner. This Clive Cussler edition is a prime example of speed, thrills & chills! Highly recommend the audio version, available on YT!
Matthew McConaughey was definitely the embodiment of Dirk Pitt. Not the egotist from the Oscars, or the introspective Lincoln driver from those commercials, but beach-bum, twinkle in the eye McConaughey from ten-ish years ago. I haven't seen "Sahara", but reading this--my first Dirk Pitt novel--I kn 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
The battle on the Moon was pretty cool.
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