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…
- ISBN: 8850238363
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 648
- Data di uscita: 19-02-2015
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
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
Solid Pitt novel.
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
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.
I've been reading the Dirk Pitt series in order, from the beginning, so I am a fair bit behind long time readers. This is by far, my favorite to date. We seem to be leaving behind the cringe worthy, macho-male vibes, where women are just object to observe and disregard. I do take into account when a Leggi tutto
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