Giugno 2000 la squadra missioni speciali della NUMA, al comando di Kurt Austin, affiancato dall'ingegnere Joe Zavala, salva da un attentato l'archeologa Nina Kirov, autrice di una scoperta straordinaria destinata a sollevare un interrogativo inquietante: è possibile che Cristoforo Colombo non sia stato lo scopritore del continente americano? Nel frattempo, l'archeologa Gamay Trout trova, in alcune sculture dello Yucatan, la prova di contatti tra i Maya e i Fenici in epoca precolombiana e ipotizza un quinto viaggio di Colombo, partito in segreto per recuperare un tesoro di inestimabile valore con l'aiuto di una 'pietra parlante' di origine Maya. I due fatti sembrano misteriosamente collegati all'affondamento del transatlantico Andrea Doria...
- ISBN: 8830418145
- Casa Editrice: Longanesi
- Pagine: 486
- Data di uscita: 22-02-2002
4,75 sterren - afgerond 5 sterren - Nederlandse paperback 🍀🍀🍀 *** Nogmaals hallo. Welkom bij een van de grootste Midden-Amerikaanse mysteries. In 1938 zonden de Nationaal Geographic Society en het Smithsonian een expeditie die naar Mexico om onderzoek te doen naar reusachtige basalten, tot aan de wen Leggi tutto
Meh. Think there's a reason why I haven't picked up one of his books for at least 5 years. In my defense, I was on vacation and finished the books that I had brought along and this 'novel' was one of the only reasonably good choices available at the hotel gift shop. At one time in my life, I thoroug Leggi tutto
I haven't read other books by Clive Cussler. But found the first book in the Numa series and decided to give it a go. I quite enjoyed this adventure like book, fast paced and a lot going on and had fun reading it. Want to read the next book in the series but not sure if my bookapp has it or not
A madman wants to create a new nation from the Southwestern US and Mexico, and the only one standing in his way is Dirk Pi--I mean Kurt Austin. Kurt rescues a woman from a hit team that massacred an archaeological dig, which also destroyed some of the artifacts found. Kurt and his team start a game o Leggi tutto
Hello random book for a random challenge! Serpent had an interesting synopsis.. but in the end was just kind of meh. I have never read a book from this author before so I didn't really have any expectations for it. I thought Kurt was interesting guy that kind of reminded me of Indiana Jones? However, Leggi tutto
"I'm a Dirk Pitt fan so when I first picked this up my first thought was "Who's this Kurt Austin guy?" But I started reading anyway. Glad I d...moreI'm a Dirk Pitt fan so when I first picked this up my first thought was "Who's this Kurt Austin guy?" But I started reading anyway. Glad I did. Kurt is
4,25 sterren - Nederlandse paperback I enjoyed Serpent, the first of the NUMA Files Books. It made a nice introduction to the main characters and the story moved well and engaged my brain. KURT is a good new character. Brave, a little James Bond, a charm into the mix. I felt that the story could hav Leggi tutto
I have had this author on 'To read' radar for ages. And so after taking up some fellow bookworms advice on where to start I thought I would go with Serpent as its number one in the NUMA files and the thought of NUMA interested me. The books introduction is about the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria Leggi tutto
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3.5 stars. I read this book for a book club pick. The first 200 pages or so were rather boring. I found consistently the author was using very rich, lengthy description, reminding me a bit of The Fellowship of the Ring , but rather than describing the strange and wondrous, he seemed to be always only Leggi tutto
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