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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Oh well, just beginning reading it, and not yet halfway, so hoping I I picked up this book coz I misplaced the other 2 books I currently read and until now still couldn’t find where they are. Amazing things are possible and anything could be discovered. Want to Read saving…. Is it worth going on reading or will I just waste my time? 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.
I was just disappointed on so atlantks levels it was too hard to bear.
David Gibbins — FOUND! Lost city of Atlantis
Like I said, I can’t put it down. I get gibbuns thrilled at finding things. Poorly written and no character development. Ultimately it weighed gibbisn story down unne Considering my love of archeology TV Shows like Time Team, my fascination with the myth of Atlantis and my desire when I picked up this book for an adventure, this book should have rated much higher.
Trivia About Atlantis Jack Ho The Best Books of David Gibbins is an expert in his chosen field, and that expertise shines in this book.
Jun 29, Trish Wylie rated it did not like it. View all 20 comments.
On leaving academia he became a novelist, writing archaeological thrillers derived from his own background. I received my bachelor’s degree in history. I can only imagine the writing gets better, but I won’t be checking it out. In he and other recreational divers off Cornwall in England rediscovered the wreck of the Schiedama ship involved in the evacuation of English Tangier in and associated with Samuel Pepys.
Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…
His publications on ancient shipwreck sites have appeared in scientific journals, books and popular magazines. However, the core essence of fiction for me is to be mildly educated on a subject and supremely entertained by it. If you want to read about Atlantis, be prepared to wait, and wait. Much like a Dirk Pitt book, the story starts with an event in the distant past that ends in death, but will effect the plot in the modern day. Dec 09, Giannis rated it really liked it.
It is the thrill of discovery that still drives Gibbins the marine archaeologist on. Here is some trouble.
Well, this is the hazard of buying a book by its cover. The ref to the Phaistos disk was not really about the VMs, just unbelievable coincidences. We are experiencing technical difficulties. After another 80 pages altantis so I was hoping the pace would pick up and halfway through I gave up.
But the mode of presentation is awkward and clumsy. Nick, I have to say your posts are my favourite bed-time reading. Characters have to be multi-dimensional and go through changes either positively or negatively somehow within the course of the novel. Opinion seems to be atlanyis the patterning for the costumes on figures in the latter is Hittite.
Sep 13, James rated it liked it Shelves: Maybe someday I will attempt to finish it 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.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Ph. I found this book in The Friends of Library for sale section at my local library for 50 cents. It seems likely there will be significant things found preserved in that brine. I’ve read only negative reviews. This book was like a bad movie that you only watch because you want to see how bad it really is.
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gibbjns View all 4 comments. Other books in the series. Clive Cussler Aristotelis Zervoudis. Freediving Scientific diving Technical diving Underwater diving. The basic story line is way to feeble to maintain grip. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. 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 even more than I already did for the never-ending history lessons.