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  1. Felipe

    Felipe Active Member

    Jul 11, 2011
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    Clive's demise

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by Felipe, Dec 31, 2011.

    Has anyone else noticed how utterly predictable Clive Cussler's books have become? It's like a blueprint exists and every book follows the same line. the heroes have time to wisecrack in a life and death situation, some evil genius is hell bent on world domination, a meticulously restored antique car gets destroyed in a chase and the hero gets the beautiful woman.

    "Inca Gold" was sheer genius, he has sadly gotten into a real rut.
  2. minstrel

    minstrel Leader of the Insquirrelgency Staff Supporter Contributor

    Jul 11, 2010
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    Near Los Angeles
    I read one of Cussler's novels back in the 80s. I don't remember which one. But I do remember thinking it was the worst-written and most laughably-plotted waste of paper I'd ever seen, and Cussler has never gotten a penny from me, nor a minute of my time, since. I know the guy's successful, I know he's rich, so I guess he thinks he's doing something right. Oh well.

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