: 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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Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…
This really took me out of the story. Will this book make sense if I don’t read the first five?? With so much going on, I had to pay really close attention to all the details and characters to make sure I knew what was going on — really the downside to pick up a series gibbins the 6th book! Canadian-born underwater archaeologist and novelist. I do wish this fellow had come up with a better novel involving the Phaistos Disk, since after all, Phaistos Disk crankery is even more rife than VMs crankery.
It’s thrilling stuff for sure, but the story limps along on complicated, exposition-heavy science that’s doled out much too slowly characters walk each other—often and at length—through their particular areas of expertise as the plot requires. They can also be quite hard to tell apart.
The Gods of Atlantis (Jack Howard, #6) by David Gibbins
The first half of the book is devoted to the three of them showing off their knowledge to each other, sounding like professors in a classroom. And the Hey Phaistos! I mean, how hard can it be? This book makes even Clive Cussler look like a Booker Prize candidate.
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Cipher FictionPhaistos Disc. 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. The action bg at the beginning and seemed promising but it went downhill from there.
David Gibbins — Atlantis
Yes, you have to pay attention, this isn’t an easy read, but I find that even though there is a lot of information coming at you as you read it; I didn’t mind. I do love wonderfully snide reviews.
I love Clive Cussler, so is it something near his Dirk Pitt adventures?. There is no exciting discovery here, just droning on and on about diving gear and rock formations. 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. A lost Nazi bunker in a forest in Germany contains a dreadful secret. There are very few books I have given up on. That’s why I chose the book in the first place. It hard to keep everything straight.
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. 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.
A scrap of papyrus discovered in an Egyptian desert, which may contain a secondhand account of the lost city, sends Jack scrambling to assemble a team, including Costas, an MIT- and Stanford-trained expert in “submersible technology” and Katya, a beautiful Russian Atlantis specialist.
Then by tracking down the s expeditions of Himmler’s Ahnenerbe – the Nazi’s Department of Cultural Heritage – and its link with Atlantis, Jack realises advid is not just on the trail of the greatest lost relics from the past.
With a crack team of scientific experts and ex—Special Force From an extraordinary discovery in a remote desert oasis to a desperate race against time davd the ocean depths, a team of adventurers is about to find the truth behind the most baffling legend in history. Again, the books are always filled with interesting historical tidbits.
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