Quale rapporto c’è tra il corpo di un aviatore d’inizio Novecento trovato congelato in un ghiacciaio e un elmo del XVI secolo? Chi o cosa sono le creature mostruose che massacrano i partecipanti a un reality show nelle isole Orcadi? Mentre Kurt Austin, nuova punta di diamante della Naval Underwater Marine Agency, viene avvicinato da una giovane affascinante, che forse nasconde un pericoloso segreto, la scoperta di una gigantesca cavità sul fondo dell’oceano, denominata la Città Perduta, sconvolge il mondo scientifico. Ma non basta. E a ciò si aggiunge la diffusione di un’alga mutante, particolarmente aggressiva, che diffonde terrore e sconvolgimenti nell’ecosistema marino. Non si tratta, tuttavia, soltanto di misteriosi fenomeni naturali, poiché una grande multinazionale agisce sotto copertura per sfruttare la situazione e ottenere il controllo dei mari e, forse, anche della vita sulla Terra…
- ISBN: 8850247079
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 456
- Data di uscita: 30-08-2018
Book 5 in The Numa Files series published 2004. 2.5 stars No doubt about it this was a full on adventure. It reminded me very much of Matthew Reilly’s work, or maybe that should be Matthew Reilly’s books reminds me of Clive Cussler’s work. If you have ever seen an Indiana Jones movie then you will know Leggi tutto
What a crazy adventure! From beginning to end, this novel brings intensity and action on a grand scale. It feels like an old-school serial, or even a video game; one breakneck scene after another. This book may have taken me three days to finish, but it was well worth it. It's easy to see why Clive C Leggi tutto
Umm... I have mixed feelings about this book. I liked it, because it's got some really good actions scenes, spec-ops types of situations, explosions, guns etc. It was fun. And the concepts brought up, such as immortality, the gorgonweed that would (view spoiler) [turn the Atlantic into a giant solid mass (hide spoiler)] , the vague Leggi tutto
বহুত আগে পড়া। রিভিশন দিতে বসলাম,হাতের কাছে অনুবাদটা থাকার কারনে। বইটা আগে ৪ স্টার দিছিলাম,এই বার পড়ার পরে ১ স্টার কমে ৩ এ আসছে। এই প্যাচ ভাল লাগে নি। খুঁজতে আসছে লস্ট সিটি সেখান থেকে অস্ত্র ব্যবসায়ী পরিবারের ইতিহাস, যুদ্ধবাজি, এনজাইমোলজি এত দিকে ঢুকাটা একসময় ক্লান্তিকর লাগছে। আবার সেই যুগ যুগ ধরে Leggi tutto
I love Cussler books as they are a way of relaxing and not too heavy. A fun filled adventure through and through!
The novel Lost City by Clive Cussler, co-written by Paul Kemprecos, seemed long for a thriller. It was tied together by a unified evil plot, with a creepy villain assisted by strong, but cold-blooded crew of henchmen. The scenes involving a glacier in Switzerland were particularly appealing to me, b Leggi tutto
Lost City was a 3 star for me (or more like a 2.5). It was an incredibly easy read, chock full of action, and brimming with exotic locales. Unfortunately, it was also predictable, a little heavy on the ridiculousness scale, and very, very sexist. Frankly, I spent part of the book interested (the beg Leggi tutto
My favorite so far in the Kurt Austin series. This book weaves a historical mystery with a tale of the macabre and search for eternal youth. I loved the villains in this book! Not your typical special ops high tech witch hunt. Good old fashioned bad guys! As well written as any other Cussler novel.
Another typical installment in the NUMA series. While not my favourite of Cussler's five series', I do enjoy the NUMA books and this was no exception. One complaint would be that Austin and Zavala really didn't share a lot of time in this one, and their "bromance" is one of the things I like most ab Leggi tutto
”Orașul pierdut” este un thriller deosebit de captivant, în care aventura, misterul, suspansul, romantismul, binele și răul se împletesc într-un amestec fascinant. Tușa SF ridică și mai mult nivelul de adrenalină, întrucât te trec fiorii citind despre o formațiune misterioasă din adâncul oceanului Leggi tutto
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