: 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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I did not finish this book. Diane on March 14, at 3: Our heroes Howard and Costas begin to follow up on events in the Mask of Troy following the search for the Nazi Weapon, as well as playing a game of cat Well Gibbons has done it again.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis”…

Here are the reasons why. I wondered if the series might end here, plot tied up, this book and the first one both have Atlantis in the title, but I was happy to see there is another gibins in the works. Jack Howard is all things to all people, thus making him both annoying as well as shallow and unrealistic.

Anything on this subject has always caught my attention and I was thrilled when I found this.

Combine that with a theory on the location of Atlantis and write it in novel form, and you have me caught as an interested reader. Jack Howard is a likable protagonist.


Then it would be a good book. In he was part of an international team excavating a 5th century BC shipwreck off Turkey. Nov 03, Annalee rated it did not like it. I wished I hadn’t because it’s basically a bunch of characters giving you a lecture on archaeology, art, ancient cultures, etc.

All the ingredients are there: After giving up trying to enjoy the book I gibbins to find another use for it and started reading it at night instead of taking a sleeping pill, but it couldn’t even put me to sleep because it just made me angry at how bad it was and the fact that I paid money for it.

Diane on March 13, at 4: Stretching the truth, inventing characters, tying them to real people from the past; it all makes for a great read His many publications on ancient shipwreck sites have appeared in scientific journals, books and popular magazines.

For those who love Clive Cussler, Andy McDermott and the like — this is gkbbins something you should check out.

I read A LOT. See 1 question about Atlantis…. But generally his books are just a great deal of exposition.

Review of David Gibbins’ “Atlantis” – Cipher Mysteries

For the first time since school days, I was so bored I needed to force myself to finish dvid. Mar 24, Dale Noble rated it did not like it. This book was terrible.


I want to start the Jack Howard series from the beginning and see how he finds Atlantis to begin with! While I enjoyed the plot, the constant dialogue annoyed me.

May 05, Robin Carter rated it really liked it Shelves: Opinion seems to be that the patterning for the costumes on figures in the latter is Hittite. I have learned a lot of interesting facts. Lists with This Book.

Fiction Book Review: Atlantis by David Gibbins, Author . Dell $ (p) ISBN

In conclusion, I disliked the book mainly because I failed to be transported into the story. I read Atlantis last year and it was unremarkable but neverthless an entertaining enough romp. Does he think the lost city will ever be found?

It could be the key to our future. In the space of about two days, the characters solved numerous archeological puzzles that have been around for eons, one discovery leading to another and among the three of them they always managed to have the expertise required to answer the puzzle before them.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I think Mr Gibbons has potential as a writer but this one seems like yet another attempt to capitalize on the success of The DaVinci Code style of novel.

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