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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3,470 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood Narrator: Scott Brick Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Fargo Adventures Release Date:
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Thousands of years ago, the Persian king Xerxes the Great was said to have raided the Treasury at Delphi, carrying away two solid gold pillars as tribute. In 1800, Napoleon Bonaparte and his army stumbled across the pillars in the Pennine Alps. Unable to transport them, Napoleon created a map on the labels of twelve bottles of rare wine. When he died, the bottles disappeared.

Treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are exploring the Great Pocomoke Swamp in Delaware when they are shocked to discover a World War II German u-boat. Inside, they find a bottle taken from Napoleon’s “lost cellar.” Fascinated, the Fargos set out to find the rest of the collection—but someone else has been looking for the bottle they’ve just found. He is Hadeon Bondaruk—a half-Russian, half-Persian millionaire. He claims to be a descendant of King Xerxes himself. And he wants his treasure back.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Solidly in the Cussler tradition, this adventure thriller is sure to please fans new and old.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An enjoyable thrill ride of a...read.”

    Library Journal

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mattit | 2/12/2014

    " There were some sub-plots in this one, which made it enjoyable to read. There were a couple of places where it seem to drag (definitely NOT the norm for a Cussler book), but overall a good read. The one thing I did enjoy was that the plot twisted from the beginning to the end in a slow screw-twist. I'm not going to give any spoilers, but I'd recommend this one who enjoys mysteries. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Braydon Brockett | 2/7/2014

    " This book is about a u-boat that was found in a swamp in Delaware. Inside a bottle that was coming from napoleons lost collection. They group that finds it begins to search for the rest of the bottles. The only problem they have is that another person wants them at all costs this was an outstanding book and I recommend it to anyone who wants to read about adventure "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alice | 2/2/2014

    " Fast moving, intriguing story that takes the Fargos to various places around the globe to solve the mystery they stumbled on in the course of their work. Written with Grant Blackwood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Betty410 | 2/1/2014

    " Cussler is alwaysfun. Characters are on a search and get into predicaments that are impossibe to escape and yet they do. This goes from the discovery of a mini German sub in a Maryland swamp to a search in the history of Bonaparte for the wine in his Lost Cellar. "

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