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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May 11, Emma rated it it was ok Shelves: There’s a great deal of, “Dr. 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 atantis events forward at a pace that would make glaciers say, “You’re holding me up here.

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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.

Aug 10, Christina rated it really liked it. That may seem like a harsh thing to say, but the daivd passages of this book prove Gibbins knows how to tell a story and it’s not improper to hold him to that standard in the rest of the book as well.


Makes for great airplane reading.

Atlantis (Jack Howard, #1) by David Gibbins

If you like in-depth details about the topics I mentioned here, this is the book for you. It’s easy to see why. The descriptions of these things lessened the enjoyment for me – I just wanted to get on with the exciting story!

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I will finish it, but it isn’t a priority. In the background to the novel, Gibbins explains the research behind the story. Maybe someday I will attempt to finish it 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.

Frankly, I am surprised this book got published. Although written as a standalone novel, I recommend reading this one as part of the series as I was a little lost as it referred back to it’s predecessor many times. A bunch of archaeologist searching for Atlantis.

That’s why I chose the book in the first place. Not only a shocking truth about a lost world, but an explosive secret that could have devastating consequences today. How wrong I was! May 19, Jim rated it really liked it. I’ve read three books since I started this one. Aug 15, Grace rated it it was ok. His novels form a series based on the fictional maritime archaeologist Jack Howard and his team, and are contemporary thrillers involving a plausible archaeological backdrop.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

He’s pulled from current research, the work of G. I had to know what Jack would find and how the story would unfold.

Thanks for stopping by! With that being said, no one can fault the meticulous research that went into this book. I choose the book without any previous research, solely based on the subject of Atlantis. An advanced, conquering kingdom, said Plato, Atlantis met a nasty fate after it overreached and angered the gods. This book was terrible. It is the thrill of discovery that still drives Gibbins the marine archaeologist on.


My most important criteria eavid a good read is characterization. I gave up on this book after getting little further than halfway.

David Gibbins — Atlantis

This really took arlantis out of the story. Don’t have a Kindle? I think that the author is David Gibbins. 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.

Mar A thrilling standalone sequel to bibbins, David Gibbins’ international bestseller of high-action adventure, marine archaeology and the exploration of one of history’s most fascinating and enduring mysteries. I call your attention to this delightful collection of Phaistos Disk hypotheses: View all 20 comments. The ref to the Phaistos disk was not really about the VMs, just unbelievable coincidences.