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Medusa (Kurt Austin, Bk 8) von Clive Cussler
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Medusa (Kurt Austin, Bk 8) (2010. Auflage)

von Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos

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Kurt Austin puts the NUMAA team on a case involving a hideous series of medical experiments, an extraordinarily ambitious Chinese criminal organization, and a secret new virus that threatens to set off a worldwide pandemic.
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Titel:Medusa (Kurt Austin, Bk 8)
Autoren:Clive Cussler
Weitere Autoren:Paul Kemprecos
Info:Berkley (2010), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 528 pages
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Kurt Austin is the head of the special assignments team for NUMA. This is the same job that Dirk and his mate Al Giordino were doing for many years before Dirk got married to Lori and his kids showed up. (Valhalla Rising) But I guess it was inevitable - that things had to change.

Dirk Pitt now has a non-active role as the Director of NUMA and Admiral Sandecker is now the Vice President of the USA.

In this book Kurt and his team (Joe Zavala, Paul & Gamay Trout) are investigating the cause of a new flu outbreak in China. Then Kurt learns that one Chinese Triad gang developed the flu and released it. They intended to destabilise the Chinese government and bring the Triads into power.

This triad has 3 leaders - a set of triplets. Each is in charge of a different area of the business. One triplet is in Shanghai, another is in Hong Kong and the third is in USA.

The triad has hijacked a private laboratory that was hidden underwater in the Melanesian area of the Pacific Ocean, nor far from the island of Pohnpei.

Kurt and Joe are charged with finding out what happened to the laboratory and to do anything they can to rescue the scientists being held there. Paul and Gamay must do whatever they can to trace the origin of this new strain of flu, and find a vaccine for it. Part of the vaccine is derived from the toxic venoms of jellyfish - hence the title name Medusa.

The action runs from DC to Florida to Boston to the Caribbean, to Pohnpei to Shanghai. This is another excellent adventure. It is also entirely appropriate to have an adventure story about a flu of unknown origin at the exact same time as the world is also battling a flu of "supposedly" unknown origin.

Posted on 12 March 2020 - one day after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic by the W.H.O. ( )
  Robloz | Sep 23, 2021 |
Owls Head 2021 - #2 Continuing my bizarre tradition of reading a Cussler novel on every vacation, up next in the NUMA Files series - MEDUSA! Creepily appropriate as, believe it or not, this 2010 novel is about a race for a cure for a Chinese-based ......yup......CORONAVIRUS!!!! The typical scrapes and near-death experiences of Austin, Zavala & Trouts abound......(making me certain i'd never want to be friends with this crew - not wise!). Lots of excitement.....learned some about jellyfish.....an underwater laboratory.....and of course the occasionally sappy sexual tension moments between our swashbuckling heroes and the attractive scientists they work to save. All in all a nice fun ride. No regrets! ( )
  jeffome | Jan 15, 2021 |
The plot looks predictable in the beginning but surprises you in the end. Story line is the type of thing you could read in the newspaper. I have always loved Clive Cussler's books and this one is no exception. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
In the Micronesian Islands, a top secret, U.S. government– sponsored undersea lab conducting vital biomedical research on a rare jellyfish known as the Blue Medusa suddenly . . . disappears. At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere is attacked by an underwater vehicle and left helpless a half mile below the surface, its passengers—including Zavala—left to die. Only Kurt Austin’s heroic measures save them from a watery grave, but, suspecting a... ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 26, 2015 |
Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala of NUMA and their underwater vehicles B3 and Bubbles are attacked by a mysterious submersible when they take a scientist with them on an exploration. The scientist is head of an undersea laboratory, Davy Jones’s Locker, which disappears at the same time. The Navy asks NUMA for help in retrieving the laboratory. Of course, as in most of Cussler’s books, the future of the planet depends on Austin and NUMA, this time in safeguarding the vaccine to an epidemic. Our heroes are larger than life, their love interests of this adventure smart, petite, beautiful and a bit helpless, and the Asian enemy cruel but no match for our heroes. One of the enemies is shot near the end of the book, and then….
“The body was shipped to a warehouse where the receiver complained about the quality of the merchandise. The corpse was dissected, immersed in acetone to eliminate all traces of moisture, and then given a bath of polymers. The muscles and bones were touched up with paint, and the body bent into a standing position, the arm cocked and ready to smash a tennis ball.
When the transformed corpse arrived in London to join other bodies in an exhibition that would take it to Paris and New York, a tennis racket was placed in the boney hand. In time, his skinned body would adorn T-shirts, key chains, refrigerator magnets, even the cover of the catalog sold at the traveling exhibition. “
This part is pretty hilarious, more so as I have just been to the Bodies exhibition in Las Vegas. And indeed, all those sportive corpses are Asian, so maybe….. ( )
  estroocloeck | Jan 10, 2015 |
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