From wandering blimps to a colony on the moon to a Cuban friendship and the KGB threat, this book covers so much ground! For one thing, a villain from a previous novel returns, the assassin Foss Gly who wreaked havoc in Canada in Night Probe! Such a return is quite a rarity for any Cussler series. For another, Hiram Yeager uses his vast computer knowledge to uncover the history of the Cyclops ship, though I wondered why Dirk never rang up the gregarious St. Julien Perlmutter.
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Cyclops is an action-adventure novel by Clive Cussler. A wealthy American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an antique blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts toward Florida with a crew of dead men—Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a shocking scheme: a covert group of U. Threatened in space, the Russians are about to strike a savage blow in Cuba—and only Dirk Pitt can stop them.
From a Cuban torture chamber to the cold ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse an international conspiracy that threatens to shatter the Earth! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Dirk Pitt doesn't go looking for adventure: it finds him easily enough. His chance witnessing of an airship disaster - which nearly kills him - and subsequent discovery of the gruesome fate of the crew sets in motion the most nail-biting chain of events of his career. The hijacking on a golf course of one of the world's most powerful leaders; an exotic but outrageous undercover operation in the Caribbean; the sinister intrigue of a secret power base on the moon Pitt's considerable resources and guile are about to be tested to the limit. But when he finds a trail leading towards a fabulous treasure hidden fathoms deep in the ocean, Pitt realises he is on to something very special indeed. For somewhere in the raging waters lies the legendary lost lady of El Dorado, the golden prize that had already lured thousands to their graves Clive Cussler grew up in Alhambra, California.
Cancel anytime. For the President of the United States, the crisis point is approaching fast. With his new Soviet initiative entering its most crucial phase, the President suddenly finds himself faced with a pollution disaster of potentially cataclysmic proportions. And then - incredibly - he vanishes into thin air, leaving his country poised on the brink of chaos. The President of the United States had reason to be grateful. Dirk Pitt had unearthed the greatest storehouse of knowledge in the ancient world: the Alexandria Library.
I very much enjoy reading stories with characters I've come to like and plots that are fun and surprising. Just when you thought the book was complete, there's another two hours to go. Even though the This was a surprisingly good novel by Cussler. Sure, there is the cheesiness and the Hollywood-style action, but that is part of its inherent charm and what makes it equally entertaining and fun at