The Mediterranean Caper by Clive CusslerThe Mediterranean Caper by Clive Cussler

The Mediterranean Caper

byClive Cussler

Paperback | April 6, 2004

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The adventure that started it all, introducing readers to Dirk Pitt, "oceanography’s answer to Indiana Jones" (Associated Press), and a #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

On a quiet Greek island, a U.S. air force base has come under attack—by a World War I fighter plane . . . a famous yellow Albatros supposedly lost at sea in 1918.

Now it is up to Dirk Pitt, Al Giordino, and the rest of the NUMA team to root out the elusive truth behind the incident—and find out how it’s connected to mysterious acts of sabotage against a scientific expedition, an international smuggling ring, and a dark-haired beauty with some dangerous secrets.  The search for answers will lead Pitt from a lavish island villa, to a moving freighter eerily empty of crew, to a massive underwater cavern housing the heart of a criminal operation that is larger and more elaborate than he ever could have imagined . . . a lucrative operation that its mastermind would kill to protect.

With its fearless and dashing hero, high-stakes action, and non-stop excitement, The Mediterranean Caper is classic Dirk Pitt . . . and classic Cussler.

Clive Cussler is the author of more than fifty books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt, NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His life nearly parallels that of his hero Dirk Pitt. Whether searching for lost aircraft or leading expeditions to find famous shipwrecks, he and his NUMA crew of volunteers have discov...
Title:The Mediterranean CaperFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.5 × 4.31 × 1.03 inPublished:April 6, 2004Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0425197395

ISBN - 13:9780425197394

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Great Adventure Dirk Pitt's second adventure takes him to the island of Thasos in the Aegean Sea on a request to look into a mysterious problem on a NUMA vessel. But his trip is not to be an easy one, as he battles a World War I biplane and is drawn into an criminal masterminds international high seas game of hide and seek. Along the way he meets a beautiful woman, a man he learns to hate very quickly, a dog who doesn't like him and a very elusive prehistoric fish. All parts intertwining and rising to a climactic ending that is surprising and satisfying. Clive Cussler is an entertaining and engaging writer who will draw you into the mysterious world of a mysterious character who you will fall in love with.
Date published: 2012-01-18

Editorial Reviews

"Get-to-the-next-page excitement...Dirk Pitt is a combination James Bond and Jacques Cousteau." -New York Daily News