This article is about the book. And then suddenly there’s a brilliantly-written scene where everyone–including you–will hold your breath as a gorgeous, leggy brunette strips off her clothes and proudly displays her naked figure no cries of sexism here, please. Add to watch list Add to wish list. For the film, see Raise the Titanic film. I decided to read a Dirk Pitt book after noticing that Sahara , a Matthew McConaughy movie I enjoyed a while back, was based on a literary character. Mar 10, Noamhoffman rated it it was amazing. Cussler has grown past this view of women in subsequent years. Pitt also doesn’t come off as unbelievably competent here.
Only Brewster reaches Southampton alive, and he books passage on the maiden voyage of the great White Star Line ship Titanic. I am undeterred by the ridiculously dated sexist take on women in this book. Additionally, I love the subject of the Titanic so I’m sure that added to my enjoyment. As for this book, it was interesting although beyond unrealistic at times. Simply stated, Cussler “knocks the ball out of the park” wi The cover blurb really, is not fibbing when it gleefully informs you that this is “Dirk Pitt’s greatest adventure! But this one made Clive Cussler famous, and all those expensive cars on the back covers possible.
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I’m re-reading through these novels, and up to this one have been a bit more disappointed than I am with 4. It is a tense sequence here, described with genuine storytelling magic. However what really killed this story for me was the dialogue. Jan 25, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Loved the action and suspense. I am now debating whether to pick up another Dirk Pitt book and give it a shot, hoping the flaws I found were specific to this book recupegate not to Clive Cussler.
Dirk PittAl Giordino. Start of add to list layer. This said, Clive Cussler’s original imagining of the raising of the Titanic was breathtaking.
Raise the Titanic!
After finding a presentation model cornet that they can link positively to a member of the Titanic’ s band, Pitt and his colleagues know they are searching in the right place. Raise the Titanic is an exciting read for fans of the Titanic.
This is equivalent to making a Bond film and having M as the lead not Bond. View all 4 comments.
There are some weird things about it. I know jl was written in the ‘s, but it was seriously cringe-worthy. I had seen the movie Raise the titanic a few years ago and I happened to find the book at a used book store.
I was fairly certain that scientists would discover that it was full of underwater alien eggs, and that they would hatch and multiply and eventually eat everyone in recupefate world.
The film of this,is just too awful to watch, unlike Sahara, I think they done a great job with that and was well cast but only because M. Books by Clive Cussler.
Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt, #4) by Clive Cussler
It made it more bearable for me since he’s such a total douchebag. She began reading the books from the beginning.
Skip to main content. Does anyone remember the Nick Carter books? The book is dated. From Wikipedia, the free reuperate. Diving the World’s Seas for Famous Shipwrecks Cussler is an internationally recognized authority on shipwrecks and the founder of the National Underwater and Recu;erate Agency, NUMA a C3 non-profit organization named after the recuperatd Federal agency in his novels that dedicates itself to preserving American maritime and naval history.
In the novel, the Titanic is intact on the bottom. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. As for this book, it was interesting although beyond unrealistic at times. Only Brewster reaches Southampton alive, and he books passage on the maiden voyage of the great White Star Line ship Titanic.
There are several interesting chapters on the techniques and Cussler weaves this information in with a love story and some conflicts between a few characters. Vilm the lovely advice he gets from Pitt, who can blame him?
filj Rugged, taciturn, ex-Navy, knows a lot tiranic boats. I visited those places on a bicycle trip back in the summer of The iceberg did NOT rip a lateral hole in the hull of the Titanic.
I still have a fascination with Titanicdue in some part to this book. Pitt also doesn’t come off as unbelievably competent here. Unfortunately, he wound up spearheading nothing; he barged into our cabin, broke down the door only to crash through the flooring and sink like a stone.
However, with all the frankly bad science and inaccuracies about the Titanic – including information that was well known about the condition of the Titanic that was conveniently ignored by Cussler – it really killed it for me.