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Mayday!

Narrated by: Scott Brick
Series: Dirk Pitt, Book 2
Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (90 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A Sunday Times best seller

The amazing second Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the adventure novel, Clive Cussler.

Major Dirk Pitt picked up the frantic distress call as he cruised his lumbering amphibious plane over the islands of the Aegean. Brady Air Force base was under fire, its entire force of jets destroyed on the ground...by just one First World War biplane!

A psychotic ex-Nazi, a bloodthirsty Greek strongman and a beautiful double agent set Pitt on the trail of the warped mastermind behind a devastating sabotage plot. And on that trail, danger and death are never far behind....

©2017 Clive Cussler (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

Critic Reviews

"Clive Cussler is the guy I read." (Tom Clancy)
"Cussler is hard to beat." ( Daily Mail)
"The Adventure King." ( Daily Express)

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great book

loved it great narration by Scott the labaryth was a experience all of its own

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clive cussler never fails

The seco d in this series so it was a jump back for me but still a great story and well worth listening too.

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  • L. Hart
  • 28-08-2020

Brilliantly told by Scott Brick

Another fantastic Dirk Pitt novel (I have listened to them in random order), and so well told by the amazing Scott Brick.

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  • andy
  • 20-07-2020

terrible sexist claptrap

this is the worst I've heard in a long time, buy at your own risk

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  • Lois
  • 09-06-2020

Boys toys

James bond lookalike story. A good listen nevertheless. Would love to visit the location s

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  • Maria Johannessen
  • 03-06-2020

Fun but dated

Fun book, though with an overload of adjectives making it a little slow. Also quite dated in its description of women. Absolutely a product of the 70s. You'd better like clichés!

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  • Paula McMullan
  • 18-11-2019

Very dated and misogynist

I guess there are some books which don't stand the test of time and this is one. Pitt is arrogant and sexist, not at all the debonair adventurer of later books. It also ends very abruptly with Pitt telling us the solution. No idea how he worked it out!

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  • Ed
  • 16-11-2019

2nd Pit Adventure

2 down , bring on the rest, good pace, well read, laced with historical facts on to the next.

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  • Roy
  • 01-08-2019

A return to an old friend

Loved it in the written form adored it in the Audio well written. well narrated

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  • Mike T.
  • 29-11-2018

Good escapism. Women beware.

Simplistic and exciting escapism. Nothing wrong with that. Written in 1973 the story is a bit contrived and the use of suspension of disbelief as to how normal people act is sorely needed. However it's not nearly as dated as the way women are portrayed. The word bovine is actually used. Good book? No. Good escapism? Yes. Good narration? Yes.

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  • ValaDrew
  • 01-10-2018

Another Great Adventure

I enjoyed this Audible version. Excitement, adventure and history. A Clive Cussler special. Great marathon too. Thanks.

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  • noel
  • 11-01-2018

great start to the series

What made the experience of listening to Mayday! the most enjoyable?

i like the way scott brick reads the book

Who was your favorite character and why?

al great back up to the main charactor

What does Scott Brick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

funny but i get there names right