Deep Six (Dirk Pitt #7)
While Cussler's fans, who number in the legions, faithfully purchase each new novel as it comes out, there has been a change in the novels as they have become longer in length, with more exotic locales and more fantastic in their stori...more
This transitional quality is apparent in Cussler's handling of the book's two main plot threads – the first, an investigation of a marine disaster in the northern Pacific, and the second, the mystery following the disappearance of th...more
Dirk Pitt is an all American Jacques Cousteau and James Bond hybrid, a collector of classic cars, connoisseur of classy women and expert in all things oceanic. In Deep Six, Pitt faces the destruction of...more
Not really. (But one has to wonder.)
The villain is Korea and their plot to kidnap the President. There is piracy, murder and the potential to kill all life in the oceans. You don’t need to know more. The formula was well established even in this early Cussler novel. The impossible situations are escaped in clever ways, divergent elements are brought together in head-scratching succession and Dirk breaks a few more hearts (but not Giordano’s—probably to...more
Deep six, which I still don't understand the name unlike the others where I figured it out in the book, is about...more
Great set of books, I had to stagger these books into my reading rotation since they are so similar.
Dirk Series Book in less then 50 words.
(introduction to bad guy, introduction to hot chick, introduction to Dirk, Dirk gets in impossible dangerous situations to stop the bad guy, Dirk wins, Dirk gets the hot chick.)
And the U.S. President's yacht is heading for disaster....
Somewhere off the coast of Alaska, a sunken cargo poses a threat of unthinkable proportions. Potentially, the lost shipment of chemicals could destroy all life in the ocean -- and perhaps the world -- unless DIRK PITT® can find it first. But time is running out for the NUMA agent and his team. Pitt's main target is just one deadly compon...more