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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Jan 15, Timothy Boyd rated it liked it. Cussler is very knowledgeable about the sea and all things marine.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Then again, there’s not much in this book that does make sense. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Not my favourite Dirk Pitt novel but it moves from 4 stars to 5 because of the ending.

See all 1, reviews. Great literature it is not. I enjoyed this book a lot for being a thriller and an action adventure but its use of Vikings in the plot proved to be a bit of ‘all talk and no substance’.

See 2 questions about Valhalla Rising…. He tied the Vikings and Captain Nemo to a modern-day power play valhallq a truly evil corporate leader. The Deep Encounter is overloaded and cuslser in danger of sinking herself. Get to Know Us.

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Even when they do make the viking discovery of the century it is kind of overshadowed with a blast from a Jules Verne story. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: All I really figured out in this novel was how awesome and good at everything Dirk Pitt was.


How come that he again beats the best trained people in these books? He lives in a hangar by himself and collects antique airplanes and cars I always enjoy the first story in a Cussler book, in this case, the beginnings of a diamond dynasty almost two centuries earlier.

It is liberalism albeit one pickled some time long before identity politics and political correctness. Jan 09, Ann Keller rated it it was amazing Shelves: Another likeable if totally implausible fantasy thriller from Clive Cussler in the Dirk Pitt series we previously reviewed ‘Atlantis Found’ on GoodReads back in AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

In an Alfred Hitchcockish manner, Mr Cussler, weaves himself, his automobiles, his beloved sea craft, and his penchant to be an adventurer into his novel as he assists Dirk Pitt to get free from being stranded to get back on course to save the United States, nay, the World from a complicated plot to corner the Oil Market. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

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The book pulls on history, old fiction, old mysteries, science, science ficition and adventure to create an unforgetable novel that leaves you asking how much of this could be true. How many boats and lives can Dirk Pitt save in one novel? He and his crew of marine experts and NUMA volunteers have discovered more than 60 historically significant underwater wreck sites including the first submarine to sink a ship in battle, the Confederacy’s Hunley, and its victim, the Union’s Housatonic; the U, the U-boat that sank the Lusitania; the Cumberland, which was sunk by the famous ironclad, Merrimack; the renowned Confederate raider Florida; the Navy airship, Akron, the Republic of Texas Navy warship, Zavala, found vahlalla a parking lot in Galveston, and the Carpathia, which sank almost six years to-the-day after plucking Titanic’s survivors from the sea.

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But I would still have given it a four-star rating. It was the first time Cussler began writing novels in and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. 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.

Don’t get me wrong – Cussler is a solid author, and if you’ve read more than a couple of Dirk Pitt novels, you know what to expect – action, and lots of research. I’m a sucker for Clive Cussler’s Dirk Pitt adventures.

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Neither are prepared for the mechanical marvels they’ll soon be forced to confront. Dirk Pitt, the captain and h The luxury liner, Emerald Dolphin, was unsinkable. There are others just as good, but they write other style books and it is not fair to risinh humor against action adventure etc, etc.

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