Una nuova sfida attende Jack West e la sua squadra di eroi. Questa volta la missione consiste nell'individuare sei leggendari diamanti ' i Pilastri ' e posizionarli in sei altrettanto leggendari siti antichi sparsi in tutto il mondo: soltanto così sarà possibile contrastare un'immensa fonte di energia che potrebbe annichilire l'umanità. Le uniche tracce utili sono racchiuse nelle famose Sei Pietre Sacre e negli enigmi di antichi documenti. Jack e i suoi uomini hanno poco tempo e forse non sono soli in questa drammatica caccia'
- ISBN: 8850220685
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 506
Action! Adventure! Honestly, I don't usually go in for this kind of novel unless pressured by friends or I am just watching some SF adventure, but I can see the appeal. More than that, even. The pacing is always great and while it's not *exactly* a serial adventure right out of the 30's, it has all t Leggi tutto
Book two in the Jack West series. This book redefines the meaning of ‘Action Packed’. 400 hundred pages, give or take, of the most death defying non stop action you can ever imagine. I have to admit that there were times when I wished that the author (Matthew Reilly) would take his foot off the pedal Leggi tutto
Re-Read 07/20 Goddammit. (view spoiler) [I forgot this was a cliffhanger. (hide spoiler)] The story leads on a little from the first book in the series, with new events loosely related to things that occurred previously, featuring most of the characters we fell in love with in the previous novel. Not all of them, you understand, beca Leggi tutto
This was lent to me by a friend, so I did try my best to enjoy it. But this kind of action-adventure-movie transformed into a book just isn't really my thing. Not only the increasingly ridiculous situations the characters find themselves in - "Block of stone about to fall and crush me? I will block
Matthew Reilly is very quickly becoming a favourite author of mine. This is a fast-paced, page-turning, character-loving, thrilling journey through some exotic places with some fantastic archaeology, history and geography to boot. The end of this book left me adding more Matthew Reilly novels to my TB Leggi tutto
Whenever I read a review for a Matthew Reilly book I am immediately putting the reviews into one of two categories. Category G - they got it. Category M - missed the point. Reilly is one of the best at writing books that could be an action movie directed by Bay or Bruckheimer. They are meant to be a Leggi tutto
Matthew Reilly's writing is the written equivalent of someone showing you something, then bringing it so close to your face so as to almost hit you, repeatedly. I don't understand why he thinks his audience is so stupid. Literally every page has about 4 or 5 words that are italicised; he often re-de Leggi tutto
Just like the first book in the series, I couldn't put this one down. Mattew Reilly really knows how to rope in his audience and keep them on the edge of their seats with non-stop action and characters that are easy to love. Stephen King's Dark Tower series has always been my favourite book series b Leggi tutto
I will be burning this book right after Im done writing this review. As long as I can remember, it never took me this long to finish any book but this one did it for me, I would open this book, read a page and then snap it shut because it required an intellectual level of a teaspoon for someone to h Leggi tutto
A big sequel to Seven Deadly Wonders, and possibly even more intriguing than the first. Once again I choose to describe it as "Dan Brown meets Indiana Jones" in a story full of great bits of history and mythology. You have to suspend belief perhaps a bit more than is normal for a thriller, but this
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