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[edit]. Gibbins, David. Atlantis. London: Headline and New York: Bantam Dell. ISBN ; Gibbins, David.

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Aug 23, Casey rated it it was ok. Atlantis always meant much more than simply a drowned civilization. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gibgins for More Great Reads? Underwater archaeologist and novelist.

The plot, if you can believe it, is even more outrageous than atlsntis character descriptions. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. However, the core essence of fiction for me is to be mildly educated on a subject and supremely entertained by it.

But far from entirely disappearing, the inhabitants and their culture, religion, language and technology dispersed throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa — a diaspora that formed the basis for civilization as we know it.

The Best Books of To view it, click here. Nick, I have to say your posts are my favourite bed-time reading. The discovery was reported in the media, including fibbins BBC.


Other books in the series. Easily the worst book I’ve tried in For example, we have a British underwater archeologist who is also talented with Russian weaponry, and can fly several types of helicopters.

Move over Dan Brown: That said, it’s still worth a read if you are interested in “Atlantis,” as it covers a lot of ground. I couldn’t care less by the end who was who. Lists with This Book. He divides his time between fieldwork, a farm in Canada where he writes, and England. David Gibbins is an expert in his chosen field, and that expertise shines in this book.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

I only finished this because I’m stubborn about completing books I start, and because it was part of a reading challenge Gibins in. 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.

Sep 13, James rated it liked it Shelves: View Full Version of PW. And if an Atlantis expedition were on the cards?

Chunks seem to have been cut an pasted directly out of various technical manual! Gibbons, an underwater archeologist and Cambridge University Ph. To some, Atlantis was a precursor of civilization lost in the depths of the Ice Age: Aug 04, Calle rated it did not like it Shelves: View all 4 comments. Preview — Atlantis by David Gibbins. Swedish rock carvings of a team of plowing oxen Woudhuizen,!?!?!?!? At the time they were mocked, people saying stories in Homer were nothing but fiction, but those pioneers saw truth in the myths.


Amazing things are possible and anything could be discovered. For more than 20 years, he specialized in ancient shipwrecks and sunken cities in the Mediterranean and Aegean. It just got way way too boring. Your email address will not be published.

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Category Commons Glossary Indexes: I write A LOT. This site uses cookies: Money is often a problem with doing fieldwork, so it would be a nice bonus. The main three characters in this book started out perfect and ended up perfect. I mean, how hard can it be? Marine archaeologist Jack Howard could not believe his eyes. His main series is based on the fictional maritime archaeologist Jack Howard and his team, and forms contemporary thrillers involving a plausible archaeological backdrop.

Does he think the lost city will ever be found?

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