Posted on February 26, 2020 at 12:32 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The New York Times bestseller has lost a frequent visitor: Clive Cussler has passed away at the age of eighty-eight.
His wife, Janet, announced on Twitter today that the novelist died Monday.
It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that my husband Clive passed away Mon. It has been a privilege to share in his life. I want to thank you his fans & friends for all the support. He was the kindest most gentle man I ever met.I know, his adventures will continue. pic.twitter.com/2fQZcQsuMd— Clive Cussler (@cusslerOFFICIAL) February 26, 2020
Cussler wrote or co-wrote more than eighty books, twenty-five of those starring Dirk Pitt, and the Guardian notes that his thrillers influenced by history and myth set the stage for writers like James Patterson and Dan Brown.
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