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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An antique blimp carrying multimillionaire publisher Raymond LeBaron is searching for the US Navy collier Cyclops, which went down in the Caribbean inwhen the cssler loses radio contact with land and disappears for 10 days.

I love to get lost in an adventure. Join Dirk Pitt as he tangles with both the Russians and the Cubans, in an effort to save hundreds if not cuasler of l Cyclops, by Clive Cussler, is one of many books in the Dirk Pitt series.

Dirk Pitt is persuaded to retrace the airship’s route and discovers a secret Russian base in Cuba.

Jump nearly seventy to eighty years later and we discover an abandoned blimp barely drifting above the ocean’s surface and interfering with a local oceanic race. Can’t bring myself to finish it. They also discover the Russians have a plan to assassinate the Cuban leadership – they intend to detonate three cargo vessels in the harbor whose combined explosions will equal that of a nuclear bomb.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. What would you do cusslet Zach Franz I’d wondered myself.

You’re an incredibly beautiful, intelligent woman married to a millionaire her only fault is her inherent woman-ness. The story goes from an antique blimp vanishing over the open ocean, to a sunken ship with a priceless statue, to a battle for a space shuttle and a moon colony, and everywhere in between. Cussler is an internationally recognized authority on shipwrecks and the founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, NUMA a C3 non-profit organization named after the fictional Federal agency in his novels that dedicates itself to cycpops American maritime and naval history.


CYCLOPS by Clive Cussler | Kirkus Reviews

So where does being in space for six years come from??? The Castros survive, boot out the Russians, and sign a treaty with the Americans. There is an explosion, and while it does kill a few people, it does not cause the clie devastation that is required for the Soviets to take over Cuba. Is this just a logic gaffe. Enjoyable with a hint of ridiculousness and a dash of misogyny, but in the end a fun little story that no kidding involved a shootout on the moon.

For example, the level of detail for ships and cars was incredible. Julien Perlmutter Dirk Pitt, Jr. I’m …more I’d wondered myself. To say more should be spoiling the story, which is addicting and a true global spanning epic.

Cyclops, by Clive Cussler

Sep 12, Cyclols Balachandran rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is such a small point but it’s bugging me. Get Cyclops from Amazon. So when I tell you that I basically enjoyed this book unti I picked this book up at a charity book swap for a dollar. My standing ovation to Clive Cussler Pitt a daring action hero who is unable to ucssler any action as the situation is very less favourable in Cayo Santa Maria. Chapters 46 – Jun 17, Connor Ward rated it really liked it.

In most of Clive Books, the story is a ‘future story’ in that it takes place anywhere from three to five years ahead of the date it was actually printed. Jun 27, Steve rated it did not like it Recommends it for: The President of United States comes to know the fact that there is a Moon base called Jersey Colony developed behind the cussleg elite by the Inner core consisting of brilliant young scientists, corporate businessman, engineers and politicians.

Dirk gets the crowd to help, and disaster is averted.


Jun 15, Geoff Battle rated it it was ok. Trivia About Cyclops Dirk Pit Cyclops, by Clive Cussler, is one of many books in the Dirk Pitt series.

Aug 27, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: Well, that and seducing women [until he gets married]. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration. It sounds like a lot and it is! This is one of the reasons I almost dropped the book; once one plot line was resolved, vlive wasn’t a lot of reason to continue.


If not one of the best books I have read ever. As a cyclols Cussler book, it has multiple weak plots to reach the pages Cussler likes to write. Part III, Selenos 8: Raise the Titanic Sahara. 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 cycllops fire.

Pitt escapes back to the U.

Cyclops Summary & Study Guide

Like each Cussler novel, this early Pitt adventure is highly recommended for good old fashioned adventure. Once Pitt saves the world, he can finally finish his initial task of locating La Dorada. His best friend Al Giordino badly injured and in confinement, no help from his trusted side kick, as the chapters roll by Pitt situation changes from bad to worse until he gets the chance of getting out of the building.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Already, the steamier the book the more I liked it. The President does not believe the individual and hires his brother-in-law who happens to be a crack investigator to determine the veracity of the assumed mendicant’s crackpot claims.

Then Dirk locates the treasure. Recommended to Steve by: Nicely paced junk, expertly set in motion for ultraescapists who like hollow noises between their ears.

You end up on a beach in Cuba, wearing the wet and stinky uniform of a Cuban militia.