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Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. This page was last updated: When I was a teenager, I loved the Dirk Pitt adventure stories. Shock Wave by Clive Cussler Paperback, He investigates ship wrecks, salvages cargo and occasionally gets involved in political intrigue. The casual disregard for women their relevance mainly relegated to their use as pawns or sex objectswith a little bit of violence thrown in. In fact, it is personified in ways that I found very affecting.

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The ‘love interest’ begins by appearing to be sufficiently sophisticated and worldly to convince the highly experienced and worldly Pitt that she is so, yet by the end of the story, she is shown to be naive to the point of imbecility. There were a few vorte when I felt like I had it all figured out and I was so wrong! It was fun but uh, unfortunately the author’s romantic subplot of a woman and the hero falling in love after one interaction where she tried to kill him and he threatened to rape her, w I found this book in the ‘grab it or it gets thrown out’ area of my apartment building, so I decided to read it.


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Pacific Vortex!

I enjoyed re-reading this book. Pitt fights and saves couple of ship crew and escapes in a helicopter. Pitt, Delphi said drily.

But his instinctive reaction upon being kneed is to lash out with his fist which knocks her unconscious. When he sees a desirable woman, his first thought paciflc wondering how soon and how much effort will it take to have sex with her.

For reasons passing understanding, the love interest decides that she is in love with Pitt. It had some good points and some bad points. Our Books See all Books.

Pacific Vortex! (Dirk Pitt, #1) by Clive Cussler

He doesn’t believe it for a minute. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – vorted in a new window or tab. He was hard to relate to, which made me more judgmental of his flaws. What happened to just staying home with some cool jazz, nachos, and a great book guys?

Back to home page See more details about “Pacific Vortex! Clive Cussler lives in Arizona.

Pacific Vortex

The Pacific Vortex an area in the pacific ocean very similar to the Bermuda Triangle. Then they see each other again under extreme duress and declare their love – gimme a break.

Not a Member Yet? Quite early on, a woman knees Pitt in the groin and then tries to stick a hypodermic needle in him, and Pitt punches her on the chin. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. Watch list is full. Welcome to Night Vale: She knees him in the crotch and plans to inject the contents of a syringe into him. There are infinite ways the Ocean can kill you, besides bad guys in the water, and Cussler just scratches the surface in this novel. Nice twists in the storyline.


It was fun to see paific beginnings of all the tropes of fancy toys, macho sexuality, super hero antics, strange history and super villains coming from the past.

She is not the only one. Dirk sees a yellow canister floating in the ocean. If Dirk were a real person, I would probably dislike him, finding him a bit over the top and arrogant.

Mr Cussler also puts forward the idea that lying to a woman does not really count. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And he’s still here.

She had been deceived, but she doesn’t want to end up dead The second outing, The Mediterranean Caper was billed as the first and this one was only a drugstore paperback as the second one cemented the series.