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It was bogged down with scientific impracticalities and focused too little on the most interesting arctlc, which was the lost sailing exhibition from the ‘s. Their stranded ships Erebus and Terror are loaded with a mysterious, unidentified silvery metal. Mar 23, Dan Makaon rated it liked it. Overall, this plot just didn’t hold water pun also intended.

Arctic Drift, by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt Junior is like his father except that he works with his twin, Summer, under their father and the two of them travel the world. It really bogs down in the middle though. Open Preview See a Problem?

They’re quite secondary here, as Dirk Sr. There is nearly always a historical link at the start of these books and in this case it is the ill-fated Franklin expedition to find The North West Passage.

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Never a hint of danger from these two. Jack DuBrul has managed to about match Cussler himself. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration. But no cusslerr survived from that doomed mission.


Arctic Drift, Clive Cussler

Aug 15, David rated it really liked it Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping. It can be hard to tell by reading the back blurbs of some of these. The United States goes to war with Canada.

Havana Storm Dirk Pitt. Fast-paced and bursting with suspense, this novel captured me from the first few pages. This one however was amazing! But it will be a while. Maybe it was reading this book during the harsh winter and understanding just what the atctic in the arctic must feel like, I just don’t see how Pitt and his buddy would have survived the ending shoot out, or any of the other miraculous survivals.

Usually, the first pages of a Cussler novel contain more action than most other entire novels, but that was absent here. See all reviews. InCaptain James Fitzpatrick, commander of the British exploration ship Erebus, abandons his ice locked ship and many of his men, driven crazy by some unseen force.

Allo stesso tempo gli manca quella galanteria e il carisma del padre, in grado di renderci partecipi di tutte le sue avventure lasciandoci con il fiato sospeso. Jul 01, Patrick Gibson rated it liked it Recommends it for: For anyone who has never read a Dirk Pitt novel, I give this a high recommendation. The only problem is is that that mineral is in very short supply: As usual, the Cusslers have delivered a quality novel.


Dlive would say it’s sort of drit a Lee Child novel for the oceanographers and environmentalists. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

His evils included releasing CO2 clouds at random sometimes killing peoplemanipulating Canada’s Prime Minister into cussleer him control all their natural resources and then selling them in secret to China, and painting his ships to look American and then ramming Canadian ships in hopes of aarctic a war between Canada and the US which almost happens in the book- there is even a scene where the bombers are on the way.

His impeccable use of nautical terminology adds to the realism and makes the reader feel immersed in the scenes. It turns out this is no fault of the authors but of my own. They are out to find the two sunken ships to retrieve this valuable meta, but there is no cargo on board when the vlive are finally located.

Nov 27, Ann Keller rated it it was amazing Shelves: