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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Missing covers Dirk Pitt series. Dirk Pitt 1 – 10 of 25 books. But when a breakthrough to reverse global warming has been found, the lab that holds the key to reversing it blows up.

Arctic Drift

Inizialmente sembra solo una bella ragazza, a cui piacciono le immersioni e che ha studiato biologia. Arctic Drift is a Dirk Pitt novel, the 20th of the series cusssler was released on November 25, Nov 27, Ann Keller rated it it was amazing Shelves: It just wasn’t believable for me.

Mar 05, Jeanne rated it really liked it. They board the ship and find two bodies along with a dog.

Arctic Drift, by Clive Cussler

But never does the book differentiate the cllve until the end. Nobody writes them like Cussler but his political fad fettish ruined this one for me.

And my oft repeated phrase: Lane, the researcher who may have just discovered the solution to global warming – ruthenium. Almost the whole story takes place in the freezing sea off the coast of Canada, not a glamorous location by any means, but one that still brings out the great arctkc that Cussler manages to generate in all his stories. It’s distracting regardless of where you stand on the issue because it comes off as contrived and because of that, hard to follow.


Most of the action takes place in Alaska, Canada and the Northwest Passage, an cussleg I have always found interesting but knew very little about.

The villain has his fingers in many pots, including natural gas and oil deposits and the up and coming industry of disposing of industrial CO2 and he has a murderous henchman who has cuswler scruples. After so many, it is easy to take them for granted and perhaps get a little underawed by Pitt and his adventures. For those of us who have read them all, this one might be a slight disappointment. Meanwhile, as the political situation escalates into near war, Dirk Pitt learns of promising new research using a rare element that could go a long way to solve America’s energy problems.

For starters, it was pretty slow lumbering out of the gate.

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Most annoying is the premise and lecturing on global warming. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Trivia About Arctic Drift Dir Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. A shortage of oil and accumulation of drft gases has brought the world to a turning point.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. He’s been doing it for 20 novels now and has never failed yet! Perhaps lcive this sameness, Cussler has chosen a more contemporary and topical plot involving global warming and the world energy crisis. Cussler always does a terrific hook at the beginning of each book.


It’s got some sci-fi with a chemical process that transforms CO2 into harmless non-greenhouse compounds. Overall, this plot just didn’t hold water pun also intended. Even creepier, their innuendos around each other in the past have come across as incestual.

He lives in Colorado and Arizona.

And a modern day scientist makes a startling discovery of that same said ore, that can reverse global warming sounds This is my first Clive Cussler novel, and was recommended to me by my uncle. I had trouble getting into it, which I think was mostly due to unrealistic plot and the outlandish “bad guys”. Hahahaha Will I read the next Cussler book.

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An environmental friendly producer named Mitchell Goyette, who actually invests highly in products like natural gas and has an underground empire of carbon dioxide-producing products, is distraught at her findings because if her findings were to go public and facilities to break down the carbon dioxide then his empire would fall. As usual, the Cusslers have delivered a quality novel. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Just arrctic aware of the drawback of the abridged CDs. His impeccable use of nautical terminology adds to the realism and makes the reader feel immersed in the scenes.