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Plague Ship (The Oregon Files) (original 2008; edition 2008)

by Clive Cussler, Jack Du Brul

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Title:Plague Ship (The Oregon Files)
Authors:Clive Cussler
Other authors:Jack Du Brul
Info:Putnam Adult (2008), Edition: 1ST, Hardcover, 528 pages
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Rating:*****
Tags:Clive Cussler, Jack Du Brul, Oregon Files, Fiction, Hardcover, Action

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De bemanning van de Oregon, een schip dat top-secret missies uitvoert, ontdekt een stuurloos drijvend cruise-schip, met honderden lijken aan boord. Terwijl een onderzoeksteam aan boord gaat, doen er zich een aantal explosies voor, waarop het schip begint te zinken. Op het nippertje weet het team zich in veiligheid te brengen, te zamen met een overlevende.

Het team van Juan Gabrillo komt er achter dat een sekte, het plan heeft om een groot deel van de mensheid te steriliseren door een gebruik te maken van een virus op verschillende cruise-schepen.

De responsivisten, een groep van enkele duizenden leden, denkt dat de wereld ten onder gaat aan het eindeloos 'fokken' van de mensheid en wil hier een eind aan maken.
Het is aan Juan en de bemanning van de Oregon om een einde te maken aan dit plan, maar is het te laat om de mensheid te redden?




De proloog was niet erg interessant voor mij, maar toen ik eenmaal in het boek kwam, was ik verkocht.
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  EdwinKort | Mar 23, 2017 |
Clive Cussler does this well. An exciting adventure story. I couldn't wait to see what happens next. ( )
  nx74defiant | Mar 12, 2017 |
This is the 5th book of the series. I liked the others better but still gave this one 4 stars. Sometimes this series gets into too much technical details of which I have trouble following so it tends to get boring for me. Otherwise these books have lots of action and are very entertaining. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series and highly recommend this series to those who love adventure stories. ( )
  EadieB | Jan 16, 2017 |
This was an enjoyable book in the Oregon Files Series, but there were one or two places in the book where you had to suspend belief! They have certainly pulled together an interesting group of characters, and I think this is one of the biggest plot structures that has been pulled together in this series. It was good to get to know some of the lesser known characters in this book. I look forward to continuing this series. ( )
  Andrew-theQM | Jan 15, 2017 |
[Plague Ship] by Clive Cussler & Jack DuBrul
Oregon File series Book #5
4 Stars

From The Book:
Captained by the rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo and manned by a crew of former military and spy personnel, the Oregon is a private enterprise, available for any government agency that can afford it. They've just completed a top secret mission against Iran in the Persian Gulf when they come across a cruise ship adrift at sea. Hundreds of bodies litter its deck, and, as Cabrillo tries to determine what happened, explosions rack the length of the ship. Barely able to escape with his own life and that of the liner’s sole survivor, Cabrillo finds himself plunged into a mystery as intricate – and as perilous – as any he has ever known and pitted against a cult with monstrously lethal plans for the human race . . . plans he may already be too late to stop.

My Thoughts:
Clive Cussler really hit on something when he created Juan Carbrillo and his Oregon crew. They are mercenaries with a conscience and an overwhelming sense of right and wrong. They incapacitate their enemies most of time instead of outright killing them.

I have been a huge fan of this series from the very first book and hope that Cussler and his writing team find enough material to long continue the adventures. This book gives readers an insight into some of the characters that make up the team but often have more of a back seat. As almost all of Clive Cussler's books begin with a look at a historical event...this one is no exception. Readers are presented with a possible discovery of the Ark and from there we are left to wonder how it will fit into the storyline...but it always does.

I highly recommend this series...and for that matter all his others...to any one that loves adventure and intrigue taken to the highest levels. ( )
  Carol420 | Jan 12, 2017 |
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Arguably the greatest transfer of wealth in human history occured when the Plague swept through Europe and killed a third of its population. Lands were consolidated, allowing for a greater standard of living, not only for the owners but also for those who worked them. This event was the single greatest contribution to the Renaissance and gave rise to Europe's eventual domination of the world. -- We're Breeding Ourselves to Death: How Overpopulation Will Destroy Civilization by Dr. Lydell Cooper, Raptor Press, 1977
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A pale hunter's moon hung above the horozon so that its light threw dazzling reflections off the frigid ocean.
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(from the book jacket) The crew has just completed a top secret mission against Iran in the Persian Gulf when they come across a cruise ship adrift at sea. Hundreds of bodies litter its deck, and, ad Cabrillo tries to determine what happened, explosions rack the length of the ship. Barely able to escape with his own life and that of the liner's sole survivor, Cabrillo finds himself plunged into a mystery as intricate - and as perilous - as any he has ever known and pitted against a cult with monstrously lethal plans for the human race ... plans he may already by too late to stop.
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The crew of the Oregon has just completed a top secret mission against Iran in the Persian Gulf, when they come across a cruise ship adrift in the sea. Hundreds of bodies litter its deck, and as ship captain Cabrillo tries to determine what happened, explosions rack the length of the ship. Barely able to escape with his own life and that of the liner's sole survivor, Cabrillo finds himself plunged into a mystery as intricate--and as perilous--as any he has ever known, and pitted against a cult with monstrously lethal plans for the human race . . . plans he may already be too late to stop.--From publisher description.… (more)

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