1856: il Gladiator, un clipper britannico che sta trasportando un gruppo di forzati in una colonia penale australiana, cola a picco durante una tempesta nel mar di Tasman. A stento, i pochi superstiti trovano rifugio su un’isola deserta che nasconde una favolosa ricchezza: diamanti.
2000: un gruppo di crocieristi risulta disperso sull’isola di Seymour, nell’Antartico. Tra di loro vi è Maeve Fletcher, discendente di uno dei naufraghi del Gladiator. Dirk Pitt, che sta indagando su una misteriosa moria della fauna marina della zona, è incaricato del salvataggio…
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A funny story about Dirk Pitt, #13. I headed down to Hermosa Beach last weekend for some debauchery at a friend's condo, and took my bike along so I could do some riding along the sea down the Palos Verdes loop on Sunday Morning. I took along also a backpack, with my jersey and shorts, a change of c Leggi tutto
Lucky number thirteen in the Dirk Pitt series Shock Wave actually has a few surprises to offer, elevating it from the standard Clive Cussler formula. Not that there's anything wrong with that formula - it's immensely successful for a reason - but it's refreshing to find some new twists in the read. T Leggi tutto
Every so often I like picking up a good adventure tale. Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt/NUMA books are a great series to check out. Shock Wave is an epic (500+ pages) story that I found to be an interesting and entertaining read. The story starts out with an event that leaves fish, penguins and people myst Leggi tutto
OMG what a fabulous installment in the adventures of Dirk Pitt and Albert Giordino. This is non-stop action from page 1 all the way through page 537. At no point does this story drag. There is absolutely no filler. This is 500+ pages of pure adrenalin filled, life threatening adventure. Dirk Pitt res Leggi tutto
I didn't know what to expect from Shock Wave because it got mixed reviews, but I was very amazed! In this entry of the Dirk Pitt series, Pitt is up against a ruthless Diamond Businessman who has devised a deadly threat to the world. I found this one to be very different from the previous books, I th Leggi tutto
Wow, the 13th book in the series. Will it be unlucky for Pitt? I think we both know that won't be the case. The formula is set and you know it by now. So do millions of others around the world, and that's why we buy and read these books. They're fun and a great escape from the same-old same-old. This Leggi tutto
I can't believe it but Clive Cussler out did himself with this Dirk Pitt novel. What made this book surpass the other I've read in the series is seeing a different side of Pitt. He actually falls in love with a women and wants to spend the rest of his life with her, this is what separates this book
Dirk Pitt is my hero! I love, love, love Cussler's Dirk Pitt adventures. This was the 1st Pitt adventure I read and I had to read the rest.
Around the Pacific Ocean zones of death are springing up with animals and humans the victims with NUMA racing to find out what is responsible and learns it is greed. Shock Wave is the thirteenth book of Clive Cussler’s Dirk Pitt series, the titular character races from islands off the coast of Antar Leggi tutto
In the 13th installment of Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt NUMA series, Shock Wave, Dirk and Al return to save the day in another wild and crazy action-adventure. When Dirk investigated the baffling deaths of marine animals in Antartica, he stumbled on sonething more chilling. The passengers and crew of t Leggi tutto
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