: 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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Sep 09, Cindi rated it did not like it Shelves: Thanks for the link! Marine archeologist Jack Howard may have found the key to uncovering Atlantis, the legendary sunken city purportedly built by a flourishing culture. Does he think the lost city will ever be found? While some purists might accuse Gibbins of being slightly wet for not definitively stating where Atlantis is, it would be unwise to tell him this to his face.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Diane on July 21, at 1: 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.

However, only towards atlanits end of the book, a woman is introduced to whom I could relate. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Introduction The Secret History of the Rosicrucians — 2. Unfortunately, like many others who have reviewed it here on Goodreads, I found the techno-babble too much and on the numerous occasions when the author felt the need to tell me everything in excruciating detail found myself skipping over chunks of the text.

The Gods of Atlantis (Jack Howard, #6) by David Gibbins

Anything on this subject has always caught qtlantis attention and I was thrilled when I found this. Endless dry expositions through “brainstorming” meetings and conferences between the main actors.


If you like in-depth detai I gave up on this book after getting little further than halfway. Well, their adventure in searching is intriguing, the conflict with terrorist adds suspense. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Please make the correction.

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For example, we have a British underwater archeologist who is also talented with Russian weaponry, and can fly several types of helicopters. The main three characters igbbins this book started out perfect and ended up perfect.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

Wrong Language Blurb 1 45 Apr 26, The writing style, balanced between boring technical descriptions and boring explanations of what “had happened” before, completely kept me from being able to imagine the scenes and enter into the book, if you see what I mean here.

If you are a fan of the genre, read Dan Brown instead. Hey editor, edit this crap out and the book would be 50 pages shorter and a better read.

On leaving teaching he become a novelist, writing archaeological thrillers derived from his own background. But first he must do b to prevent a global catastrophe.

But is there a horrifying new dimension – another ingredient in the Nazi’s rule of terror? May 05, Robin Carter rated it really liked it Shelves: I choose the book without any previous research, solely based on the subject of Atlantis. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. It seemed like it wanted to be a Dirk Pitt adventure, but was even more unbelievable and a lot less well written. There is no excitin There are very few books I have given up on.

Apr 15, Paul Kater rated it did not like it.

The latest of the Jack Howard series. I did not finish this book. Want to Read saving…. The author himself is a professor of archeology at Cambridge for crying out loud and has led numerous underwater excavations and written extensively on the topic.


Read it Forward Read it first. Part 2 of the b The cover of this book said it would be a combination of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones. The technical descriptions are also too detailed and extremely annoying for one who isn’t a fan of diving who cares about “buoyancy systems”? It was a choice of either going for the surface — which I would not have made — or swimming for an emergency tank.

The author knows his stuff in relation to diving, boats etc but that meant that he went off at a tangent every time a descriptive paragraph was needed – like reading a textbook.

The Gods of Atlantis

On the one hand, the book has a great plot and exiting characters. The descriptions of these things lessened the enjoyment for me – I just wanted to get on with the exciting story!

Oh well, just beginning reading it, and not yet halfway, so hoping I may find some chemistry with this book: As a result, I couldn’t attach myself to any of the characters.

To ask other readers questions about Atlantisplease sign up. I call your attention to this delightful collection of Phaistos Disk hypotheses: It’s the longest time I’ve ever spent reading a book but I had persevered!

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But too many technoblab that made me say, “Huh? A bunch of archaeologist searching for Atlantis. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you davidd to read.