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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. Buy Atlantis by David Gibbins from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. 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.

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Telling us the tale of Atlantis from a realistic point of view and bringing us vibbins to Ice Age and the origin of many of our myths and legends could have been very intersting.

The story line gets bogged down with excessive history details that no one can really remember.

Preview — Atlantis by David Gibbins. English Choose a language for shopping. 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 and until now still couldn’t find where they are. I would love to see a few more authors touch on that old subject. Like I said, I can’t put it down. Only those spices conforming to the name s entered will be shown….

Now, in a fascinating new novel, one man daivd that he at last can provide the answer…. Edit those and the summaries of his previous adventures books scattered about and another pages cleaned out. I still love getting that Indiana Jones adrenaline kick. Paperbackpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

With that being said, no one can fault the meticulous research that went into this book. In the tibbins, we briefly revisit the Atlantis site from his first book just long enough to get some new davjd and information. I felt most of the first half was spent recapping what happened during previous entries in this series and again, the dialogue was stilted and ridiculous.


Books by David Dvaid. Way too many facts that, while interesting on their own, were just not necessary for good story telling. The first half of the book is devoted to the three of them showing off their knowledge to each other, sounding like professors in a classroom. A thrilling standalone sequel to “Atlantis”, David Gibbins’ international bestseller of high-action adventure, marine archaeology and the exploration of one of history’s most fascinating and enduring mysteries.

And who isn’t interested in discovering a lost city? Here are the reasons why.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I could have accepted those devices and read the book as science-fiction. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Sep 13, James rated it liked it Shelves: With a crack team of scientific experts and ex—Special Forces commandos, he is heading for what he believes could be the greatest archaeological find of all time——the site of fabled Atlantis——while a ruthless adversary watches his every move and prepares to strike.

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The first pages is basically a bunch of scientists in a room talking about discoveries, ancient times, scientific verbiage that slows the pacing of the book down. Published by Headline first published What could go wrong? Since then Atlantis has sold well over a million copies and been published in thirty languages. I’d recommend the Jack Howard books to people who don’t mind a smart read and, of course, it helps if you like the background of the myth that have shaped each book.

The characters are in motion while this is going on, but most of the dialogue and the thoughts of the point-of-view characters are devoted to unraveling the mystery.

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Please try again later. I really enjoy the archealogical mystery type of books. Then it would be a good book. Nick, I have to say your posts are my favourite bed-time reading. As the story unfolds we learn of old enemies,lost civilizations,and the evil that men do. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

If you are a fan of the genre, read Atlanttis Brown instead. Gibbins atlamtis know archaeology but he couldn’t tell a good story to save his life. His discovery of Atlantis in a previous book dabid everything and it keeps coming. The way Gibbins draws in new prehistoric finds and disparate elements from archaeology and early history studies and ties them in to more recent history is what makes this a fun read, despite the many flaws in the writing.


We get to see him shooting down a helicopter with a gun of course gibbine happens to know the weak spots of that particular helicopter and can adjust to the mile per hour winds so he knows just where to aim.

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The ancient history was fun and interesting, the premise exciting, but the characters were so awful and some of the action sequences absolutely impossible. A scrap of papyrus discovered atlantus an Egyptian desert, which may contain a secondhand account of the lost city, atlabtis Jack scrambling to assemble a team, including Costas, an MIT- and Stanford-trained expert in “submersible technology” and Katya, a beautiful Russian Atlantis specialist.

Jack must uncover the truth before it is too late. To some, Atlantis was a precursor of civilization lost in the depths of the Ice Age: The heroes must outwit corrupt Eastern European warlords as they decipher the clues that guide them to their destination.

The modern adventure begins with another dive by Jack and his pal Costas into an underwater active Black Sea volcano off the northeast coast of Turkey. Sep 28, Pamela rated it did not like it Shelves: Write a customer review. 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.