Review: The Atlantis Code

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The Atlantis CodeMy rating: 3 of 5 stars to Charles Brokaw‘s novel, The Atlantis Code. I was flying to LA for a work trip, leaving from my office in NYC, and realized I forgot to bring a book before I left home. At the airport, I checked a few novels out at the bookshop and stumbled across this one.

I love treasure hunter stories. I am fascinated by the connections authors find between history, religion and missing things. This time, it’s the lost continent and treasures of Atlantis. I had read another book with a similar theme and wanted to see how they compared. Bought it and boarded the plane shortly afterwards.

I think I read about half on the flight out and finished it on the way home. Was a short 2 day trip and I couldn’t read for all 6 hours on the plane… had some work to do, too.

All in all, I liked the book. Lots of great connections. Strong character. Great suspense. Lots of suspicious behavior.

It was your typical novel of this genre. Nothing bad, nothing fantastic. Just a basic good read. And that’s a good thing… just cause it’s not a 5 or 4 doesn’t mean it’s not worth the read. You just need to be the right audience. There are a lot of books out there on this topic and in this genre. If you like Atlantis, read it. You’ll have a great time. If you don’t, maybe pick something else.

It’s very dark when it comes to the religious aspects. I liked it for that reason, but it does get overplayed a lot. Villains come in all shapes and sizes. I’d like to see something new in another book like this.

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2 thoughts on “Review: The Atlantis Code

    lghiggins said:
    April 27, 2017 at 8:54 PM

    I haven’t read it, but it sounds like a good “airplane” book–nothing you would ever reread, but a good distraction when contained in a sardine can with a bunch of strangers.

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