Cyclops (novel)

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Hardcover 1st Edition
Author Clive Cussler
Cover artist Paul Bacon
Country United States
Language English
Series Dirk Pitt Novels
Genre Adventure, Techno-thriller novel
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 475 pp (Hardcover edition)
ISBN 0-671-50374-X
OCLC 12836017
813/.54 19
LC Class PS3553.U75 C9 1986
Preceded by Deep Six
Followed by Treasure

Cyclops is an action-adventure novel by Clive Cussler. This is the 8th book featuring the author’s primary protagonist, Dirk Pitt. A wealthy American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an antique blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts toward Florida with a crew of dead men—Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a shocking scheme: a covert group of U.S. industrialists has put a colony on the moon, a secret base they will defend at any cost. Threatened in space, the Russians are about to strike a savage blow in Cuba—and only Dirk Pitt can stop them. From a Cuban torture chamber to the cold ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse an international conspiracy that threatens to shatter the Earth!

Characters in "Cyclops"[edit]

  • Dirk Pitt – Special Projects Director for the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA)
  • Admiral James Sandecker – Chief Director of NUMA
  • Al Giordino – Assistant Special Projects Director for NUMA.
  • Rudi Gunn – Director of Logistics for NUMA.
  • Foss Gly - Arizona-born criminal who Pitt had encountered before in Night Probe!, and whom Charles Sarveux wrongly presumed as dead from a rigged aircraft
  • Vincent Margolin - The President of the United States of America. Previous the Vice President before the President was impeached.
  • President Georgi Antonov - Soviet President
  • Martine Brogan - Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Ira Hagen - Brother-in-law of Vincent Margolin who is hired to identify the members for the Inner Core

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