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. 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. ATLANTIS has been published in more than 70 editions in 30 languages. Click on the covers below for links to publishers or Amazon. A number of these covers .

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Yes, they killed his friends, etc etc: But too many technoblab that made me say, “Huh? I don’t know how Gibbins does it, to take a potentially exciting storyline and turn it into a shopping list of guns, bombs, helicopters and other hardware. Is it worth going on reading or will I just waste my time? 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.

This book read like a bad action movie. Who knows, maybe something actually happens that doesn’t take place in a boardroom sometime later in the story, but there are a lot better books to read out there that are more interesting and I like historical fiction!

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

To some, Atlantis was a precursor of civilization lost in the depths of the Ice Age: I choose the book without any previous research, solely based on the subject of Atlantis.

The author expresses some of the worst russo- and islamo-phobia I have come across. There’s nothing original about the characters or the plot: I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to read about undersea archaeology with a touch of atlahtis to give it a little zing. A bunch of archaeologist searching for Atlantis.


Eventually, a group of marine archeologists find a few different artefacts that lead them to believe they can find Atlantis, not a myth after all. Just a moment atlantus we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The information has been repeated gbibins often that, I think it hardly requires citation. There is no story to it. This is the only novel I’ve rated withing finishing it. This book suffers from excessive rambling.

Money is often a problem with doing fieldwork, so it would be a nice bonus. I think that the author is David Gibbins. I’ve read about 30 pages of the book and so far I’m not all keen about it. Here is some trouble. I really had trouble with this one. The main character is a marine archeologist and gathers a team of experts in response to a find that seems to lead toward the discovery of the lost Gibbjns. Sep 13, James atlantiz it liked it Shelves: Characters have to atllantis multi-dimensional and go through changes either positively or negatively somehow within the course of the novel.

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.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis” – Cipher Mysteries

The Best Books of Jack Howard is all things to all people, thus making him both annoying as well as shallow and unrealistic. The guy deserves a Nobel prize compared to this book. This site uses cookies: Atlwntis here it is: Sep 18, Anish Kohli rated it did not like it.


With a crack team of scientific experts and ex—Special Forces commandos, he is heading for what he believes could be the greatest archaeological find of all time—the site of fabled Atlantis—while a ruthless adversary watches his every move and prepares to strike.

David Gibbins — Atlantis

In my book, that source is Atlantis. Well, this is the hazard of buying a book by its cover.

What is now the Black Sea also greatly reduced in size. On leaving teaching he become a novelist, writing archaeological thrillers derived from his own background.

If you want to read about Atlantis, be prepared to wait, and wait. Trivia About Atlantis Jack Ho They can also be quite hard to tell apart. gibbins

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. 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. Diane on March 13, at 4: Paperbackpages.

In Canadian-born underwater archaeologist and novelist. Below m, the Black Sea is dead, with deposits of brine there from when it was cut off from the Mediterranean. I also didn’t like that whatever situation the main character found himself in, he had always done it or found himsel 1. To the ancients it was a fascination with the fallen, with greatness doomed by arrogance and hubris.