: Atlantis (Jack Howard) (): David Gibbins: Books. Atlantis (Jack Howard Series Book 1) and millions of other books are available. 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. 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.
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A series of highly unlikely events come together to lead to a great discovery and a big fight against a terrorist and his minions. In reading the the previous reviews, I could see a couple of things were readily apparent. The main sequence, in which Jack and some of his fellow scientists have to work to stop a European crime lord from gaining access to a terrible Nazi superweapon, is endlessly padded with reminiscing detours by Jack and others, and moves its events forward at a pace that would make glaciers say, “You’re holding me up here.
While some reviewers hated it, I found it fun and fascinating. This was a great story and one I found hard to put down, I enjoy the mixture of history and fiction and David Gibbins does it well. How does Atlantis, this bunkerand the former Nazi Department of Natural Culture’s overseer Himmler all tie together. But don’t know why, I can’t make up my mind yet.
The Gods of Atlantis
I received my bachelor’s degree in history. Will I recommend this book? Frankly, I am surprised this book got published.
Marine archeologist Jack Howard may have found the key to uncovering Atlantis, the legendary sunken city purportedly built by a flourishing culture. 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.
I wished I hadn’t because it’s basically a bunch of characters giving you a lecture on archaeology, art, ancient cultures, etc. But before we get carried away and take to the oceans, Gibbins is keen to point out that his theories about Atlantis are exactly that: That said, it’s still worth a read if you are interested in “Atlantis,” as it covers a lot of ground.
For centuries, people have speculated on the location of the fabled civilization that sank beneath the waves. As the story unfolds we learn of old enemies,lost civilizations,and the evil that men do. Move over Dan Brown: I know these types of books rely on extraordinary coincidences but the coincidences related to the characters was just far too unbelievable and the plot would have worked fine without them.
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Gibbons, an underwater archeologist and Cambridge University Ph. It’s thrilling stuff for sure, but the story limps along on complicated, exposition-heavy science that’s doled out much too altantis characters walk each other—often and at length—through their particular areas of expertise as the plot requires. Didn’t think it was as good as some of his other work Atlantis, and Crusader’s Gold are my favorites, though I liked The Lost Tomb better than this as well.
Fiction Book Review: Atlantis by David Gibbins, Author . Dell $ (p) ISBN
Could there possibly be a terrifying new version of ‘Atlantis’, a priesthood of evil? Oh well, just beginning reading it, and dsvid 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.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Apr 15, Paul Kater rated it did not like it. I don’t think I will read anymore books by this author. Atlantis David Gibbins, Author. Well Gibbons has done it again. See 1 question about Atlantis…. Eventually, a group of marine archeologists find a few different artefacts that lead them to believe they can find Atlantis, not a myth after all.
Hy 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. All the atlantiz that make a fiction interesting are lacking here.
In Canadian-born underwater archaeologist and novelist.