If you like Egyptian history I enjoyed the story and the period about which this book was written. This book is a very confusing jumble of words. Published October 1st by Dell first published June 6th It's as though Gibbins had written a boring book that was refused by his publisher, so he quickly wrote a wrap around with his famous characters and threw it out as part of the series.
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The mixture of the race to rescue General Gordon, hints of Ancient Egypt and the modern archeological adventure sets this book apart. Other books in the series. Following an introduction set in gibibns Egypt, the novel is divided between modern day Egypt and Sudan and its Victorian past, when the British army was attempting to float or drag a small armada of boats through the cataracts of the Nile into the Sudan. Jack story was not finished by the end of the book and will continue in the phaaraoh one.
Along with his friends and colleagues phsraoh the International Maritime University, he travels the globe uncovering facts behind myth and legend. Dec 07, Sonny rated it it was ok. It all came together in the end though and found myself enjoying this book. Gibbins descriptive powers veer towards the graphic and leave nothing to the imagination.
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Preview — Pharaoh by David Gibbins. The pictures in this story are as near to reality as possible, and as exciting enough gibbons take you there each and every step of the trek s. Unfortunately when the book started to be really interested, it finished, so we have to wait for the next one.
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Major Edward Mayne is tasked with reaching Khartoum before a fun Jack Howard is a modern day Indiana Jones type, part academic, part action man. When I finished it, I remarked that I would have love to have read another pages.
I understand that the events of the past played a pharoh rolecreating the plot for the events of the present, but as another reviewer wrote I wanted to read a Jack Howard adventure and not a Mayne one. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.
Pharaoh by David Gibbins
They are full of action, adventure, and vivid descriptions of the country. As for the characters, there's a reasonably large cast here, but they're all well-developed and immediately identifiable. He divides his time between fieldwork, a farm in Canada where he writes, and England. He has worked in underwater archaeology all his professional life. Then the archaeology following the pervious two. But he hides a secret of his own.
Lacking the action and excitement of the previous books, and way to much rambling taking up chapters at a time. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. We are experiencing technical difficulties. There's a problem loading this menu right now. One tibbins I think I should mention, as a word of warning, Pharaoh does end on a bit of a cliffhanger. But it doesn't matter to me. Maybe it's better when you read it in order.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The story starts with a bang as we travel back to Ancient Egypt and the moment that Akhenaten turns of the gods of old to follow the Aten before we are pulled back to pahraoh day with Jack and his team beneath the waves as they hunt down another lost treasure. He has led several underwater archaeology expeditions in the Mediterranean Sea, including five seasons excavating ancient Roman shipwrecks off Sicily and a survey of the submerged harbour of ancient Carthage.
Please try again later. I hope Jack gets to have some adventures gibbbins the next book or else this will be one series I won't continue.
He has led numerous expeditions to investigate underwater sites gbibins the Mediterranean and around the world.