Oceanographer Dirk Pitt traces a lost ship’s mysterious cargo to a scientific discovery that could reverse the dangers of climate change in this novel in the #1 . Arctic Drift sees Clive Cussler’s greatest hero, Dirk Pitt, fighting his enemies in the cruel Arctic. A foundered Victorian ship looking for the fabled. Oceanographer Dirk Pitt traces a lost ship’s mysterious cargo to a scientific discovery that could reverse the dangers of climate change in this novel.

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I liked that the tale was based on an alternate history of a real expedition by Sir John Franklin.

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Dirk is adventurous, headstrong, daring, though he has slowed down from what he was in his younger years, intelligent, quick minded, and has a hobby of restoring antique vehicles. But no one survived from that doomed mission. What more could you ask? I can tell you from experience that audio books and I don’t get along well together.

Overall, Arctic Drift contained plenty of adventure, but I would have liked a little more action in some of the chapters. Xrift September,NUMA – which turns over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities – launched its own web site for those wishing more information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization.

The new books have been a mixed bag. There is nearly always a historical link at the start of these books and in this case it is the ill-fated Franklin expedition to rdift The North West Passage. First time I’ve read a Cussler book.


Arctic Drift (Dirk Pitt, #20) by Clive Cussler

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A few years ago I swore off these novels after the dritt Valhala Rising. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

They’re quite secondary here, as Dirk Sr. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Explore the Home Gift Guide. I believe that Dirk Cussler is a quality writer and I would purchase his books on the strength of his abilities, but the fact of the matter is, absolutely nobody writes like Clive. All along there wer A very clean book. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Only Dirk Pitt is in the right place at the right time and will be able to stop them…or will he? Sep 16, Jim rated it really liked it. They might be smart, but their words never particularly are. Lisa Lane, biochemist, discovers a chemical reaction that mimics photosynthesis, thereby breaking down carbon dioxide into a carbon residue and oxygen. Hahahaha Will I read the next Cussler book.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Pitt and Giordino find the wreck of the Terror, one of those two ships, as part of the story, although they also find the other one later one, and giving you that information is not a spoiler! The story switches to the present day. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration.

Vixen 03 Night Probe! I have my favorites I especially like the Isaac Ccussler novels and this isn’t one of them, but it was well worth my time. InCaptain James Fitzpatrick, commander of the British exploration ship Erebus, abandons his ice locked ship and many of his men, driven crazy by some unseen force.


I was still under the impression he had shacked up with Al Giordano—since they are joined at the hip, so to drit, they might as well be joined at the joint so to speak.

I enjoyed being reminded of the element Ruthenium and of the failed Franklin Expedition. There were only a handful of grammatical errors, yet despite this I enjoyed this read more than other Cussler novels that were too unbelievable and seemed canned. Nov 24, Jerry rated it really liked it.

Arctic Drift, by Clive Cussler

But after forgetting a novel for a trip I picked up Treasure of Kahn and loved it. In fact, I’d say that you could swap the two pairs names, change “sister” to “wife,” “brother” to “husband,” and no one would know the difference.

It takes place primarily in British Columbia and in Canada’s Arctic and the basis of cuslser story is global warming and climate control. Note on the CD – I don’t know how they “abridge” a book like this, but I got to the end of the CDs and realized certain cusxler ends and developments had never been explained.

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