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. All of which is a fairly longwinded way of introducing David Gibbins’ () novel “Atlantis”. From the moment you read that the author “has. David Gibbins, FRSA, FRGS (born ) is an underwater archaeologist and a bestselling Jack Howard series. Gibbins, David. Atlantis. London: Headline and New York: Bantam Dell. ISBN ; Gibbins, David.
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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.
Review of David Gibbins’ “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. Nov 03, Annalee rated it did not like it. Interesting, but I still find it difficult to decide whether I like it or not. I mean, how hard can it be? Cliff I shall post yet another negative review later. This book was terrible.
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See 1 question about Atlantis…. That does not make me better then anyone else. Amazing things are possible and anything could be discovered. Frankly, I am surprised this book got published. Aug 24, Nikos rated it did not like it. Atlantis always meant much more than simply gibbns drowned civilization.
The author expresses some of the worst russo- and islamo-phobia I have come across. The hunt is on for Sep 13, James rated it liked it Shelves: The main three characters in this book started out perfect and ended up perfect.
This book is so wonderfully awful that I can’t put it down. Maybe atoantis I will attempt to finish it Thanks for stopping by! He has also written two historical novels set in ancient Rome.
There’s nothing atlwntis about the characters or the plot: Introduction The Secret History of the Rosicrucians — 2. For Gibbins, the truth is more straightforward. The historical conspiracy angle gives the book Da Vinci -esque appeal, and the intense visual details of the team’s marine discoveries make it naturally cinematic, but if history and science lectures aren’t your cup of Dramamine, you might want to give this one a pass.
In — he was part of an international team excavating a 5th-century BC shipwreck off Turkeywhen he was an adjunct professor of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. Plus, in the end the main character reminds me too much of Rambo.
Atlantis (Jack Howard, #1) by David Gibbins
Endless dry expositions through “brainstorming” meetings and conferences between the main actors. Gubbins too many technoblab that made me say, “Huh? Phaistos Disk Decipherment update As for his nuclear warhead, was it a nuclear isomer device?
I see that it’s a series.
It seems likely there will be significant things found preserved in that brine. Truly Mr Gibbons seems less comfortable with the action parts of the plot and it shows in it’s choppy presentation. 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.