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Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt Series #3)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

The start of it all!

This is, I believe, the first Dirk Pit novel. Written when the discovery of the Titanic was still a number of years in the future, the story sweeps you in and holds you until the last page, and in Cussler's deft hands, raising the great doomed ship sounds almost possibl...
This is, I believe, the first Dirk Pit novel. Written when the discovery of the Titanic was still a number of years in the future, the story sweeps you in and holds you until the last page, and in Cussler's deft hands, raising the great doomed ship sounds almost possible. This novel was made into a movie, and, though I haven't seen it in years, read the book first, then see if you can find the movie. You'll love them both. Dirk Pit makes James Bond look like a wimp!

posted by Anonymous on February 2, 2004

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3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Good if you read it during the Cold War

For the most part not much really happens. It was written in the 70's when people were still terrified about Communism. I could of seen this book a good read if I was older and actually lived during those times but since I didn't I found it hard to connect wit...
For the most part not much really happens. It was written in the 70's when people were still terrified about Communism. I could of seen this book a good read if I was older and actually lived during those times but since I didn't I found it hard to connect with the book. This is the 16th Clive Cussler book I have read and still think he is a great author and find it interesting to read how much Dirk Pitt has changed. In the more recent books (mid 80s and on) Pitt has more of a solid typical hero vibe. In the older books he is more arrogant and kind of a jerk. Just interesting to see the character development there.

posted by Anonymous on January 18, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    WARNING!

    CAUTION! Do not let kids read. Way to much profane oanguage. Do not let kid read

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2009

    Completely astounding

    Clive Cussler make you feel like you are right there with Dirk Pitt in all the action

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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