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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Discover what to read next. Our hero just happens to be friends with every davkd in the world needed to figure out the big picture, and his “theories” on what happened in the past are always right on the money.
It’s useful in some areas, perhaps a little tedious in others. This book did the reverse for me. Cliff I shall post yet another negative review later.
Is it worth going on reading or will I just waste my time? I do love wonderfully snide reviews. Oh well, just beginning reading it, and not yet halfway, so hoping I I picked up this book coz I misplaced the other 2 books I currently read atlanttis until now still couldn’t find where they are.
Marine archaeologist Jack Howard could not believe his eyes.
Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…
Books by David Gibbins. Yes, they killed his friends, etc etc: Jack Howard 1 – 10 of 11 books. And who isn’t interested in discovering a lost city? Poorly written and no character development.
I went for the tank, and made it just as I was blacking out. On leaving teaching he become a novelist, writing archaeological thrillers derived from his own background.
Money is often a problem with doing fieldwork, so it would be a nice bonus.
David Gibbins — FOUND! Lost city of Atlantis
But all and all I like the plot. View all 7 comments. It was Ireland, it was Australia, it was off the Davjd port of Cadiz, off Morocco, capital of a global pre-Ice Age civilization, terrestrial HQ of an intergalactic empire …. I am also an advocate of letting readers make up their own opinion and not thrashing any author alantis book, but my friendly advice is: It is, as usual with the theme, not davod about ancient Atlantis, but about modern arch Easily the worst book I’ve tried in I realize that there is a lot of information that the reader will have to know in order to make any sense of the events that come later, but Mr Gibbons goes way overboard here.
David Gibbins — Atlantis
Then we have a character introduced as the atlsntis of a greek shipping tycoon who gave up his playboy lifestyle to pursue a life in studying gibbuns sea archeaology! I felt the same about Atlantis. It is also an attempt at writing a techno thriller, and as such the author may have some academical knowledge about history and about archeology but is particularly clueless about technology and mechanics. The Secret History of the Rosicrucians — 4.
A bunch of archaeologist searching for Atlantis. View all 20 comments.
Gibbons, an underwater archeologist and Cambridge University Ph. A series of highly unlikely events come together to lead to a great discovery and a big fight against a terrorist and his minions. Clay fragment HM The Best Books of I plan to pick up the second book at some point, but it’s not too high on my list within this genre. There is no story to it. He has led numerous underwater archaeology expeditions around the world, including five seasons excavating ancient Roman shipwrecks off Sicily and a survey of the submerged harbour of ancient Carthage.
Can it get any better? If you are a fan of the genre, read Dan Brown instead.
Aug 04, Calle rated it did not like it Shelves: It also didn’t help that the characters’ personalities were none existent. It was just endless bad dialogue and detailed desciptions of irrelevant technical details. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths.
There’s nothing original about the characters or the plot: Atlantis Jack Howard 1 by David Gibbins. The main character gets shot and is in dire peril of losing his life but three pages later it’s as if that never happened.
In his novel, archaeologists led by Howard stumble upon clues to the location of Atlantis during excavations and race to find it, battling Islamic extremists and a sunken Russian nuclear submarine packed with warheads.
Canadian-born underwater archaeologist and novelist. As a result, I couldn’t attach myself to any of the characters.