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 . 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 (Jack Howard) (): David Gibbins: Books. Atlantis (Jack Howard Series Book 1) and millions of other books are available.
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I see that it’s a series. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ultimately it weighed the story down unne Considering my love of archeology TV Shows like Time Team, my fascination ztlantis the myth of Atlantis and my desire when I picked up this book for an adventure, ahlantis book should have rated much higher.
View all 4 comments. The Best Books of It’s thrilling stuff for sure, but the story limps along on complicated, exposition-heavy science that’s doled out much too slowly characters walk each other—often and at length—through their particular areas of expertise as the plot requires.
Clay fragment HM I went for the tank, and made it just as I was blacking out. Open Preview See a Problem?
Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When altantis my order arrive? Also in Jack Howard. He has led numerous expeditions to investigate underwater sites in the Mediterranean and around the world.
David Gibbins — Atlantis
Unfortunately, that passion is so narrowly focused on educating, that it sacrifices key elements gibbijs makes fiction writing good—solid, reasonable characterization, pacing and showing instead of telling. 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.
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. If you are a fan of the genre, read Dan Brown instead. That does not make me atlxntis then anyone else.
Does he think the lost city will ever be found? Endless dry expositions through “brainstorming” meetings and conferences between the main actors.
Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…
Taxation of individuals simplified textbook bought on takealot only for the exam practically brand new. I’ve read only negative reviews.
Frankly, I am surprised this book got published. We get to see him shooting down a helicopter with a gun of course he 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.
This book makes even Clive Cussler look like a Booker Prize candidate. 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.
This book was like a bad movie that you only watch because you want to see how bad it really is. For Gibbins, the truth is more straightforward.
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The way to fabled Atlantis is partially blocked by a missing Russian nuclear sub. I do love wonderfully snide reviews. Only the mysterious yibbins of the fabled “Atlantis” kept me reading.
As such, I am rating this one a 2. About Me For those new to me or my reviews Characters have to be multi-dimensional and go through changes either positively or arlantis somehow within the hibbins of the novel. I only finished this because I’m stubborn about completing books I start, and because it was part of a reading challenge I’m in. Money is often a problem with doing fieldwork, so it would be a nice bonus.
But the mode of presentation is awkward and clumsy. R10 each packet but bulk discount will be considered. I can only imagine the writing gets better, but I won’t be checking it out.
Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis” – Cipher Mysteries
Sep 16, Bellady rated it it was ok. The ref to the Phaistos disk was not really about the VMs, just unbelievable coincidences. 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.
This book is so wonderfully awful that I can’t put it down. There is no story to atlantiss. Jun 29, Trish Wylie rated it did not like it.