Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Cussler is hard to beat’ Daily Mail The suspenseful eighth Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the adventure novel. : Cyclops (Dirk Pitt Adventures (Pb)) (): Clive Cussler: Books.

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Book Review: Cyclops by Clive Cussler, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN

See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. It was just an ‘Okay, I mostly liked it’ read. They are taken close to the shores of Cuba. An enjoyable Dirk Pitt adventure.

This exposes a Soviet plot to kill Castro and wipe out most of Havana. The story barely holds together as the main plot points are only connected by pure luck. But all in all, there are far better Cussler books out there. It’s making “Raise the Titanic” look good. Chapters 49 – He returns to the Russian base with the strike team, bearing both a gun and a bat.

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Cyclops has multiple stories cascading in to one anotehr, as each strand wraps up, another tentacle emerges until readers are faced with at least three finales. Dirk, Giordano, and Gunn are roped into the mission – thinking it was a treasure hunt. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat He believes they are looking for the Cyclops, and her treasure aboard, the La Dorada.

The chapters relating to the torture chamber in Cayo Santa Maria, the author cleverly uses Pitt’s wit and sarcastic comments to mask the unpleasant situation.


Cyclops Summary & Study Guide

Preview — Cyclops by Clive Cussler. But that is my two cents. Cyclops is an action-adventure novel by Clive Cussler. In most of Cliv It has been several years since I read this book and I seem to be in a ‘Dirk Pitt’ kick, re-reading all of his adventures [but not necessarily in ‘chronological order’, but that may change after finishing this one].

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I enjoyed the book, overall. View the Study Pack. Plus it’s hard to believe Pitt made it most of the way through cusaler novel without requiring serious medical attention.

The husband had disappeared while searching for treasure – that was the cover story. I love to get lost in an adventure. That was 25 years ago.

Essentially, these plot lines aren’t actually at all related, except that it made the President pretty damn unhappy and almost killed our hero Mr. We come to find out that Jessie’s husband was a part of the secret cabal AND on a secret mission on behalf of the President to meet with the Castros [Fidel and Raul] to see if they might cusler the Russian fold and become American allies.

Cyclops (Dirk Pitt, #8) by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt 1 – 10 of 25 books. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration.

The problem I remember about this one was the ‘Steam’ factor. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


It was really stupid to introduce it and then do nothing with it after that point. Once the two men are out of office, the Russians intend to take over Castro’s cusslsr and cllve a Soviet foothold in the Western Hemisphere. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

The guy telling him about the base only said it started in and there was ten years of planning. But for most of this book, Dirk’s “off-piste” and doing a Bond in Cuba. The Russians are foiled on the moon, and then Pitt further ruins their plan by reaching the space shuttle before she attempts to land in Cuba and be shot down by friendly fire.

Remember, on the golf course in the beginning, he went to the bathroom and read the brief that his “caddie” had given him.

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