Publish date: March 2007
Pages no: 360
Edition language: Thai
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Dirk Pitt (#1)
about the author:Cussler began writing novels in 1965 and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in 1973. His first non-fiction, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. The Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York, considered The Sea ...
The first Dirk Pitt novel that Cussler wrote.A bit rough around the edges as characters are developed for the first time, but a good thriller with plenty of suspense.
In the foreword, Clive Cussler mentioned that he created Dirk Pitt to be a character in the vein of James Bond, and he certainly brings that to mind. Not in the most flattering way for me though. He reminds of the aspects of the Bond films from the 60s-80s I did not like. The casual disregard for ...
Actually, I have no memory of this one. Shall have to reread. Requested from SPL.5-30-13 Oh wow, I am really glad Mr. Cussler got past his really horrendous sexism (more than that...his disgraceful attitude toward women) evident here. Mostly past it, anyway.6-8-13 Aaaagh. So many things bother...
The first Dirk Pitt story (although it was't the first one published). A very quick read, the story moves on nicely. Pitt's an interesting character (I fell for him after reading Raise the Titanic - broke my cardinal rule by reading something out of sequence).This first story deals with the disapp...
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