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Re: [Clive Cussler fan club] Re: Fire Ice

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  • Audralee Thorpe
    I must admit I love Dirk Pitt. I m usually so hungery for a CC novel that a collboration will do. I prefer Pitt over Austin I m not too picky about anything
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 4, 2003
      I must admit I love Dirk Pitt. I'm usually so hungery for a CC novel that a
      collboration will do. I prefer Pitt over Austin I'm not too picky about
      anything I can get my hands on the CC does. I've been reading CC since my
      Junior year English teacher in high school allowed him on the reading list.
      I think the collaborations lack some of the intricacies of the Pitt stories.
      A lot of the stacking is missing but getting there. I know a lot of
      people in my remote part of the world who are CC fans who put off reading
      Numa Files and there are some who flat out refuse. But I could never pass up
      a CC novel. I haven't read any of PK's independent work. I want to but
      lack the drive to make the time. After what James wrote, maybe I'll make
      some time and give it a try

      >From: "wayneschroer" <wschroer@...>
      >Reply-To: clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com
      >To: clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [Clive Cussler fan club] Re: Fire Ice
      >Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 14:58:15 -0000
      >I have been reading Clive Cussler novels for about two years now. I
      >have almost read them all. Since I started reading with Dirk Pitt I
      >definately like him more as a character. I think that the Kurt
      >Austin books are steadily getting better. I haven't decided whether
      >it is simply because I am used to Pitt that I didn't like the first
      >couple Austin books, but Fire Ice is definately the best of them.
      >Hopefully they will continue to get progressively better over time.
      >Kemprecos is no Clive Cussler, but he seems to be getting the hang of
      >it more. Give me a CC, PK novel anyday over a Modern Business
      >Statistics book. :) That kinda goes without saying though doesn't it.
      >--- In clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com, "James" <covediver@y...>
      > > Paul Kemprecos has been writing underwater adventure novels almost
      > > long as Clive Cussler, albeit not in the the number and in a
      > > different genre. PK wrote a series of mysteries in the 1980s and
      > > 1990s with his hero and central character as Aristotle "Soc"
      > > Socarides, a fisherman private eye, set on Cape Cod. I think these
      > > are better stories than the collaboration, but still enjoy the
      > > collaboration effort by two of my favorite authors.
      > >
      > > --- In clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com, "Silkwind"
      > > <silkwind@m...> wrote:
      > > > I've been putting off reading "Fire Ice" by Clive Cussler with
      > > > Kemprecos. I finally finished it and gave it only 2+ stars out
      > > 4. My
      > > > husband read it a year ago and was very disappointed in it. He
      > > said he didn
      > > > t care to read another 'partnership' novel of Cussler's (he's
      > > really our
      > > > most favorite author and has communicated privately with
      > > How do
      > > > others feel? Do you feel that Kemprecos is adding to the quality
      > > of novels?
      > > > To me, he doesn't quite have the frequent touches of whimsy that
      > > Cussler
      > > > gives us at times, nor the non-stop excitement of impossible
      > > adventures. I
      > > > m looking forward to the next 'pure' Cussler novel!
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Nancy Silk, Mini Long Dachshunds
      > > > silkwind@m...
      > > > www.silkwind-dachshunds.com

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