|Plot Summary of Sahara|
This is one of NUMA agent Dirk Pitt's most exciting adventures, he travels to the Sahara in search of an old ironclad from Civil War times. Along the way he encounters a stunning woman who tells him of a plague affecting local residents. The plot twists as Dirk finds a corporation is behind the illnesses and a growing red algae outbreak. He tries to thwart them and meanwhile finds a mysterious airplane in the desert that turns out to be part of legend. Dirk and his gang of NUMA scientists daringly try to find a way to save the local people, find the lost ship and get out of Africa alive.
This synopsis report prepared by Dana
Dirk Pitt is off on another adventure, this time racing against time and an apathetic government as a mysterious plague is killing thousands in Africa and threatens all life on earth. Locked in battle with a African dictator and an evil French business tycoon, Pitt faces one of his closest calls ever.
This synopsis report prepared by spider mann
There are a mysterious violent deaths in various parts of the African desert. Dirk Pitt, an engineer, and accomplished hero of NUMA, goes to investigate with the help of his co-workers and friends. The story jumps from horrifying biological tragedies, to a mystery surrounding the deaths of a lost pilot and President Abe Lincoln, to a terrible prison camp, to Clive Cussler's most powerful battle ever!
This synopsis report prepared by Erica
Dirk Pitt returns to save the world from an evil business man. He must venture into the Sahara desert, escape from horrible mines, and fight the entire Benin navy!
This synopsis report prepared by Michael Chernysh
|Chapter Analysis of Sahara|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 35%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 12.5%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 12.5%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- story of bio weapon/virus
Exploring into the wild
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Part of Africa:
- Black Africa
- Arabic Africa
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
A lot of techno jargon?
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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