: 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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The characters are stereotypical from the good hearted archeologist to the textbook villains from children storiesthey have no depth dacid their personality is inexistent. Please make the correction.

If you’re interested in hardware all named usung longs lists of abreviations and numbers then you’ll love this book. This book has a lot of unbelievable turns.

Want to Read saving…. This In reading the gibbinss previous reviews, I could see a couple of things were readily apparent. 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. His many publications on ancient shipwreck sites have appeared in scientific journals, books and popular magazines.

Jack Howard 1 – 10 of 11 books. If I wanted to read attlantis all of those emotions, I’d buy a Harlequin. Books by David Gibbins. I’m not sure how he functions. Nov 03, Annalee rated it did not like it. dacid

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Interesting, but I still find it difficult to decide whether I like it or not.

Mar 24, Dale Noble rated it did not like it. Instead of seeking it in some fantastic location, we should be looking for it in the heart of the ancient world where civilization began.


Oct 28, Kost As rated it really liked it. The Best Books of August 6, – Great mix of history and fantasy It always takes me a moment to get into the story of Jack Howard, but soon enough I get hooked. Again, the books are always filled with interesting historical tidbits.

The characters have none. Action, adventure and discovery: I was to know how Jack found Atlantis in the first place!

David Gibbins — Atlantis

The first pages is basically a bunch of scientists in a room talking about discoveries, ancient times, scientific verbiage that slows atlantie pacing of the book down. This book was like a bad movie that you only watch because you want to see how bad it really is. Eventually, a group of marine archeologists find a few different artefac This book read like a bad action movie.

I also didn’t like that whatever situation the main character found himself in, he had always done it or found himself in that situation before so there was no sense of peril because he easily got out of it in a few sentences. Atlantus Me For those new to me or my reviews While I enjoyed the plot, the constant dialogue annoyed me.

It could be the key to our future. He has led numerous underwater archaeology expeditions around the world, including five seasons excavating ancient Roman shipwrecks off Sicily and a survey of the submerged harbour of ancient Carthage.

I want to start the Jack Howard series from the beginning and see how he finds Atlantis to begin with! Apr 23, Pauline rated it liked it. I would recommend this book to anyone and I would recommend starting at the beginning, which Atlanntis going to do as soon as I can track down the first book in the series. From davidd Aquapod hundreds of metres beneath the Black Sea, the former Special Forces soldier peered at a giant statue of a bull at the entrance to a magnificent city, still majestic and intact 8, years after it was buried by the rising waters.


Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

Nov 05, Shannon rated it liked it. In he gibbinss part of an international team excavating a 5th century BC shipwreck off Turkey. And I knew if I liked the book there were at least three more by the same author and with the same protagonist. For example, we have a British underwater archeologist who is also talent This book is so wonderfully awful that I can’t put it down. I choose the book without any previous research, atlnatis based on the subject of Atlantis.

There they discover more proof that this is the site of Atlantis. Stretching the truth, inventing characters, tying them to real people from the past; it all makes for a great read 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. Will this book make gibbinns if I don’t read the first five??

May 05, Robin Carter rated it really liked it Shelves: But at least most of the technical details are right. I’m a sucker for a big idea and this has two or three in play at once. givbins

Hardcoverpages. Oct 16, Algernon rated it did not like it Shelves: You have been warned. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again. Telling about the adventure of a bunch of archeologists who found a series of clue about where the mythical Atlantis truly was.

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