America dell'Ovest, primi anni del Novecento. I giornali l'hanno soprannominato il Macellaio: appare dal nulla come un fantasma, rapina le banche il giorno di paga dei minatori e scompare senza lasciarsi dietro né tracce né testimoni. Solo una scia di morti. La Van Dorn Detective Agency ha deciso di affidare il caso al suo uomo migliore, Isaac Bell, un detective freddo e determinato come l'assassino che deve catturare. Basandosi sul suo straordinario intuito, Bell inizia le indagini, e a condurlo dal Macellaio potrebbe essere un'avventuriera bellissima e senza scrupoli, che sembra molto interessata a sedurre Bell...
- ISBN: 8850257376
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 368
- Data di uscita: 16-07-2020
I wasn't expecting much from this read, but boy did it surprise me. It took off like a rocket and didn't stop until the last page. It was a chase true to it's word. I liked how the beginning and ending came together full circle. It gave me an impression that this was supposed to be a one and done, b Leggi tutto
Back on the Cussler bandwagon! When I read Clive Cussler's GOLDEN BUDDHA several years ago, I'll admit I thought myself generous in awarding it one entire star and I had pretty much put paid to the notion of reading any further Cussler output. Convinced that the shark had indeed been jumped, I conclu Leggi tutto
The Chase, a crime thriller, is the first book in the Isaac Bell series by Clive Cussler. Having read a Dirk Pitt adventure before this one, it was my second Clive Cussler and unfortunately it wasn't as good as I'd hoped it would be. The story takes place in 1906 when banks across the United States
Many years ago I was a Dirk Pitt fan, but I've fallen away from Cussler a bit as he seems to have evolved into someone who runs a stable of writers, and they're just generally not as good as the old ones. (Plus, I have to admit I get a little tired of seeing Cussler's political leanings highlighted. Leggi tutto
This is my first experience with Clive Cussler and I enjoyed very much. A nice, well-paced historical thriller with car chases, train chases, bank robberies, all good stuff. I especially found the bit about the San Francisco earthquake interesting as I had read a book about those events last year an Leggi tutto
This is the first volume in Cussler's Isaac Bell series, Isaac is a young, cutting edge, tech savvy detective, based San Francisco at the turn of the 20th century. In this book he is on the trail of a diabolical serial bank robber known as The Butcher Bandit. Sure, the dialouge can appear to be juve Leggi tutto
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