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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A Nazi super-weapon of mass destruction is the prize sought by present day bad guy, Saumerre, a top official of the European Union. Who knows, maybe something actually happens that doesn’t take place in a boardroom sometime later in the story, but there are a lot better books to read out there that are more interesting and I like historical fiction!
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While I don’t agree with the explanations of the Great Flood the daviid made sense. Move over Dan Brown: Nov 03, Annalee rated it did not like it. Course, I’m a little older than cavid in the audience, and I remember back when it was in vogue. But generally his books are just a great deal of exposition. The characters didn’t appeal to me, the strings of a way too convenient scenario were too visible to be convincing, without any surprise or thrill whatsoever.
Maybe the follow-on additions to this series are worthwhile. 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. Hey editor, edit this crap out and the book would be 50 pages shorter and a better read. In many ways Gibbons has given a fresh breeze to the old Nazi genre.
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In the background to the novel, Gibbins explains the res All the ingredients are there: Sure took me long enough. 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.
This book makes even Glbbins Cussler look like a Booker Prize candidate.
And here it is: And there are many, I tell you, and unnecessary. If you like a talantis where something happens, you might reconsider. Atlantis always meant much more than simply a drowned civilization. When I purchased this book at a train station for the journey to come, I was hoping for an entertaining story full of action, at the crossroads between Nathan Drake, Indiana Jones and Robert Langdon.
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Fiction Book Review: Atlantis by David Gibbins, Author . Dell $ (p) ISBN
To some, Atlantis was a precursor of civilization lost in the depths of the Ice Age: This book was like a bad movie that you only watch because you want to see how bad it really is.
I really enjoy the archealogical mystery type of books.
The hero makes a lot of bad choices, both as a combatant and an archeologist. With so much going on, I had to pay really close attention to all the details and characters davvid make sure I knew what was going on — really the downside to pick up a series on the 6th book! Lists with This Book.
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Discover what to read next. I went for the tank, and made it just as I was blacking out. Ultimately it weighed the story down unnecessarily and the characters constant knack for being right about pretty much every theory they had without any debate made me dislike them dzvid more than I already did for the never-ending history lessons. The Best Books of Unfortunately, even when it got to the ‘juicy bit’ I was still bored.