A enchanting read. A perfect starting point for someone who is just starting in the fantasy area.
The main character in the book, Prince Dakkar the Son of an Indian Rajah, certainly has issues with authority, as he was expelled and runs away from the world's finest schools and as a result is sent to an unconventional educator known as Count Oginski .
Count Oginski is a genius inventor, but there is clear more to him then meets the eye.
Dakkar is helped on his journey by Georgia. Who's uncle Fulton works with oginski and has been taken
Our villan is the sinister Cryptos, who is hellbent on taking over the world.
Assassins, espionage, pirates and a big giant squid, there is something for everyone. the pure fantasy and imagination does not let up until the very end of the book.
Prince Dakkar, son of an Indian rajah, has issues with authority. Expelled from the world's finest schools, he is sent to an unconventional educator, Count Oginski. Dakkar plans his escape immediately. But something about the Count intrigues him, including a top-secret project which he shares with Dakkar - a submarine. But others are interested in the Count's invention and what it might achieve and, when masked men kidnap the Count, leaving Dakkar for dead, he doesn't know who was responsible. It could have been British Intelligence, or perhaps a sinister figure known only as Cryptos. Either way, Dakkar is determined to rescue the Count. Taking the prototype submarine, he sets off for adventure.
Cue shark attack, giant sea creatures, spies and an evil megalomaniac. From his undersea refuge, Dakkar plans to take them all on . . . with a bit of help from a Georger
Rating 3 stars