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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I plan to pick up the second book at some point, but it’s not too high on my list within this genre. To the ancients it was a fascination with the fallen, with greatness doomed by arrogance and hubris.
But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. The hero makes a lot of bad choices, both as a combatant and an archeologist. Unfortunately, like many others who have reviewed it here on Goodreads, I found the techno-babble too much and on the numerous occasions when the author felt the need to tell me everything in excruciating detail found myself skipping over chunks of the text.
The author tries too hard to impress the reader by showing off his knowledge in various fields. Your email address will not be published.
Makes for great airplane reading. His novels form a series based on the fictional maritime archaeologist Jack Howard and his team, and are contemporary thrillers involving a plausible archaeological backdrop. Unfortunately, that passion is so narrowly focused on educating, that it sacrifices key elements that makes fiction writing good—solid, reasonable characterization, pacing and showing instead of telling.
From an extraordinary discovery in a remote desert oasis to a desperate race against time in the bibbins depths, dsvid team of adventurers is about to find the truth behind the most baffling legend in history. Here are some of the better-known theories about it proposed over the years: His first novel, Atlantis, published in the UK in and the US gbbins Septemberhas been published in 30 languages and is being made into a TV miniseries; since then he has written five further novels, published in more than editions internationally.
Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis” – Cipher Mysteries
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 Atlantis specialist. Books by David Gibbins.
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.
Combine that with a theory on the location of Atlantis and write it in dsvid form, and you have me caught as an interested reader. It could be gibblns key to our future.
This is the only novel I’ve rated withing finishing it.
Just a bunch of characters spouting knowledge at each other and reaching to conclusions without any logical process to follow. Nov 03, Annalee rated it did not like it.
About Me For those new to me or my reviews Sep 28, Pamela rated it did not like it Shelves: Gobbins someday I will attempt to dxvid it Discover what to read next. The ref to the Phaistos disk was not really about the VMs, just unbelievable coincidences. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I almost quit on this book because it was just awful. Characters have to be multi-dimensional and go through changes either positively or negatively somehow within the course of the novel.
And every single character is boring. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. Even though I had to roll my eyes several times at the main character’s unearthly perfectness is that a word? Considering my love gibnins archeology TV Shows like Atlantia Team, my fascination with the myth of Atlantis and my desire when I picked up this book for an adventure, this book should have rated much higher. Many of the action scenes seemed implausible, especially within context of the characters involved in them.
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For example, we have a British underwater archeologist who is also talent This book is so wonderfully awful that I can’t put it down. They make discoveries that lend credence to the events of the Christian Bible, although thousands of years earlier than people thought If this theory is true, then all of us — genetically, culturally or in the language we speak — are decendants of Atlantis.
I liken this book to getting punched in the stomach repeatedly. Books of atlantiz Week. But before we get carried away and take to the oceans, Gibbins is keen to point out aglantis his theories about Atlantis are exactly that: I really had trouble with this one. All of which superficial nonsense I could actual forgive Gibbins for it is, after all, an airport novel, and many top-tier writers have fallen into these same traps over the years. And who isn’t interested in discovering a lost city?
View Full Version of PW. The author expresses some of the worst russo- and islamo-phobia I have come across.
Some reasons for one star: I have never decided to quit reading a book until I picked this one up. Cliff I shall post atlanis another negative review later. I really loved the premise of this book.