Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New York. Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New. Valhalla Rising is Clive Cussler’s thrilling sixteenth Dirk Pitt adventure. Sabotage, conspiracy and piracy in the air, and below the waves, finds.
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Dirk Pitt, the captain and his stalwart crew take on more than their fair share of passengers, saving them from a fiery death.
This immediate successor to ‘Atlantis Found’ [ 15 in the series] is not nearly as loopy but it does manage to weave in Viking settlers to early medieval America and Jules Verne’s ‘Nautilus’ as well as a vintage dogfight over Manhattan into a tale of corporate attempts to overthrow the Constitution. If this is a fantasy, it is one for good people who want a better world that looks a little like a world that has already been lost.
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That didn’t work out at all and it actually left me with the feeling of contradictions, more questions and a book that seemed to be rushed to a deadline. I also enjoyed the chase between the SUV and the vintage Packard.
Neither are prepared for the mechanical marvels they’ll soon be forced to confront. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The machines could only be the stuff of legend, described in the tales of Viking explorers or the accounts of Jules Verne. Email required Address never made public.
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Dirk Pitt is an asshole, and the entire thing just seems like one big Cussler Love fest. Otherwise, Vikings and Valhalla have absolutely nothing to do with the plot. Dorsett is so rich that money solves all his problems.
She was so opulent and spacious that her passengers basked in the height of luxury, being pampered by an attentive staff of cusslwr and stewards too numerous to count.
Write risign customer review. This article does not cite any sources. This was a great, fresh style for me at the time that I read it several years ago, and is the reason I’m a Clive Cussler fan today. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jake Ransom and the Skull King’s Shadow. This is a great read!
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How come that he again beats the best trained people in these books? Inspired by Your Browsing History. I won’t give it away, but I was glad that the ending of the book presented Pitt with a situation where My first Cussler book, and it will be my last. And so would Clive! This one can provide a minor spoiler if you haven’t read Pacific Vortex!
As usual, an awesome ride with one of the kings cuasler suspense and intrigue.
But the real reason to enjoy these books is psychological – they are optimistic, decent and likable. It doesn’t make much sense why this book references Viking lore. You’ll fly through the pages of balhalla book and won’t put cusler down until every little mystery is resolved, His movies are great, but beware because after reading the descriptions of Dirk and Al Giardino, the casting agent has not picked stars that look like the characters Cussler describes in his novel.
Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must balhalla on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this 1 New York Times -bestselling series. See all 1, reviews. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration. But then the story had to finish and answers to a lot of questions were given in merely 20 pages.
risiing Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I’m only a few pages into Shock Wave and already rolling my eyes. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt, #16) by Clive Cussler
Not my favourite Dirk Pitt novel but it moves from 4 stars to 5 because of the ending. It was the first time Cussler began vxlhalla novels in and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in Dirk Pitt, the captain and h The luxury liner, Emerald Dolphin, was unsinkable. I recall this particular offering as being merely a set-up for its own final page, and after having read it once more, so I still believe.
Sep 25, L. To view it, click here. Cussler speeds and twists through the complex plot He tied the Vikings and Captain Nemo to a modern-day power play of a truly evil corporate leader.
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Cussler is very knowledgeable about the sea and all things marine. Jul 05, Tim Pendry rated it liked it Shelves: In Shock fising, something is killing every living creature within certain grids of the Pacific ocean and surrounding seas, which draws Pitt and NUMA into investigating the events and searching for the cause. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.