Clive Cussler shows us why he is the best action/adventure novelist in the business with this one. The story is well constructed and on the mark, filled with the kind of action only Dirk Pitt and Clive Cussler can bring to the eye. The underlying plot of an oil monopoly is too close to the truth of what is really happening in reality that it will open your eyes to a new possibility of why you are paying those high prices at the pump. Add in the historic significant that weaves throughout the tale and you have a story that keeps you turning the page and wanting more. Thank you Mr. Cussler for a tale worth a few hours to take....Continua
life is too short to read books like this one, unless you are a tom cruise supporter or possibly tom cruise himself.
Parts of this were really good and parts of it were really bad! Right now I'm trying to decide whether or not to give another offering from this author a read. However, since I really didn't like the character of Dirk Pitt, I'll definitely avoid the myriad of tomes featuring that character as the protagonist....Continua