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by Clive Cussler
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it 2 months ago
A mysterious area at sea just off the coast of paradise, a missing advanced Navy submarine, and a dashing Air Force pilot that loves the sea and women just seems like adventure. Pacific Vortex! by Clive Cussler was the sixth Dirk Pitt book published, but was the first story written by Cussler featu...
 Spooky's House Of Books
Spooky's House Of Books rated it 3 years ago
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 ...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it 3 years ago
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.
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 5 years ago
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 ...
Barbara1951
Barbara1951 rated it 5 years ago
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...
CharlotteBuriedinBooks
CharlotteBuriedinBooks rated it 9 years ago
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...
wbebout
wbebout rated it 10 years ago
This book was pretty cheesy. Super smart villains, indestructible leading guy, love interest, fights, snappy commentary, etc. Something to read if you haven't got much else.
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