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Atlantis is an archaeological adventure novel by David Gibbins. First published in , it is the first book in Gibbins’ Jack Howard series. It has been published. This two-page feature by Marcus Dunk on my first novel Atlantis appeared in The Daily Express on 23 July Since then Atlantis has sold. ATLANTIS has been published in more than 70 editions in 30 languages. Click on the covers below for links to publishers or Amazon. A number of these covers .

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The hunt is on for It is, as usual with the theme, not really about ancient Atlantis, but about modern archeology and the discovery of the ruins of this particular civilization. Refresh and try again. The book had such promise and fell soooo short.

His many publications on ancient shipwreck sites have appeared in scientific journals, books and popular magazines. Unfortunately, even when it got to the dzvid bit’ I was still bored.

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Oct 28, Kost As rated it really liked it. Your email address will not be published. Dabid Best Books of I did not finish this book.

However, the core essence of fiction for me is to be mildly educated on a subject and supremely entertained by it. And wiki kindly helps out, by having put up an article on the script, with pronunciations.

It seemed like it wanted to be a Dirk Pitt adventure, but was even more unbelievable and a lot less well written. Measurements for everything given down to the last centimeter; the acronym laser is spelled out in full, unnecessary definition and delivered by one of the most egregious uses of info. Books by David Atlabtis. There’s a lot of characters knowing what each other are thinking, things happening “before they could react” usually bad guys even though they have a few seconds, which is a long time in a fight, and unbelievable coincidence.


A scrap of papyrus discovered in an Egyptian desert, which may contain a secondhand account of the lost city, sends Jack scrambling to assemble a team, including Costas, an MIT- and Stanford-trained expert in “submersible technology” and Katya, a beautiful Russian Atkantis specialist.

But first he must do battle to prevent a global catastrophe.

This book has a lot of unbelievable turns. Preview — Atlantis by David Gibbins.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

I am usually very easy to please, witness my 4 star median rating on Goodreads, but Gibbins ticked me in all the wrong places. Discover what to read next. After another 80 pages or so I was hoping the pace would pick up and halfway through I gave up. To begin with, Mr Gibbons may be a great professor but he hasn’t a clue about what makes a quality novel. I can only imagine the writing gets better, but I won’t be checking it out.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Here is some trouble. I don’t know how Gibbins does it, to take a potentially exciting storyline and turn it into a shopping list of guns, bombs, helicopters and other hardware.

To top that off, my daught I really loved the premise of this book. While some purists might accuse Gibbins of being slightly wet for not definitively stating where Atlantis is, it would be unwise to tell him this to his face. The descriptions of military hardware seem fishy and improbable, as well as overlong and boring when they are inserted in the middle of action scenes. This site uses cookies: Only the mysterious intrigue of the fabled “Atlantis” kept me reading.


Trivia About Atlantis Jack Ho Far-fetched as it may sound, this theory of the birth of civilization has become more widely accepted. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. Eventually, a group of marine archeologists find a few different artefac This book read like a bad action movie.

Feb 11, Brendan rated it did not like it Recommends it for: I just thought this was written really badly. Many of the action scenes seemed implausible, especially within context of the characters involved in them. There are a few other series with a bit more control on the character and the plot.

Telling about the adventure of a bunch of archeologists who found a series of clue about where the mythical Atlantis truly was.

Wrong Language Blurb 1 45 Apr 26, Does he think the lost city will ever be found? In the book I write about shipwrecks perfectly preserved in brine in the depths of the Black Sea, and part of that is true. Well, their adventure in searching is intriguing, the conflict with terrorist adds suspense. About Atlantis From an extraordinary discovery in a remote desert oasis to a desperate race against time in the ocean depths, a team of adventurers is about to find the truth behind the most baffling legend in history.

Turns out theyre Hittite-related, from Urartu. This book did the reverse for me. I felt the same about Atlantis.