The Last Gospel (Jack Howard, book 3) by David Gibbins – book cover, description, publication history. This is how I ended up reading “The Last Gospel”, the third in David Gibbins series . the 3rd book in the Jack Howard series, The Lost Tomb by David Gibbins. The Last Gospel by David Gibbins, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of At least with DaVinci Code you get the final piece of the puzzle. This book by David Gibbins, the third of his that I have read, starts out with this formula, but then it completely abandons it and becomes almost a college lecture.

Its like the scope of the history became too much for the plot. Else rated it it was ok.

The Last Gospel (The Lost Tomb)

This is the story of. What if you were the one who discovered this secret? It was a waste gibbibs time. It was like reading a gibbkns history lecture in places – sooooo much telling and not enough showing. He currently divides his time between fieldwork, England and Canada. Well, that’s pretty much how I felt reading this.

I think the story line was pretty good, and it was nice to read an adventure story without a lot of cussing and sex. Like the quote on the front says, it is a combination of Indiana Jones and Dan Brown.

The Last Gospel (novel) – Wikipedia

And were then forced to confront terrifying enemies determined to destroy you to ensure it goes no further? The lead char is a Mary Sue and wish fulfillment of the author.


Bospel to Book Page. As he follows a hunch from the dying confession of an emperor to the burial crypt of a medieval pagan queen, Jack is chasing a conspiracy whose web stretches to the highest levels of international power—and he will have to risk everything to lawt the controversial document from falling into the hands of a shadowy brotherhood determined to fulfill their murderous vows.

Apr 21, Kati rated it liked it. He currently divides his time between fieldwork, England and Canada.

The Lost Tomb

Overall, interesting but not a must-read. It’s a fair bit of dialogue to read, story compressed in a very short time considering the diving and travelling involved, thought the time would have strestched out more.

His first novel, Atlantis, published in the UK in and the US in Septemberhas been published in 30 languages and is being made into a Lats miniseries; since then he has written five further novels, published in more than editions internationally. Want to Read saving…. The author, himself a marine archaeologist, draws on a lot of his own experiences, so the scenes of discovery gibins made to seem very real.

The end confrontation did not make sense. Long conversations got confusing to try and figure out davir was saying With this book, its the author that brings the story down.

The Last Gospel – David Gibbins – Google Books

Jan 06, Conyers rated it liked it Shelves: And when a second artifact is uncovered in the ruins of a buried city, Jack is on the verge of a discovery that could shake the world to its foundations: There is a tried and true formula to these types of books: Other books in the dvaid.


Even on Amazon, the postage charge to buy a 1p copy makes it a poor value.

This is the story of Jack Howard is about to discover a secret. What if what was found there was a document that could shatter the very foundations of the Western World? Everything was in place for a story I could enjoy. What if one of the Ancient World’s greatest libraries was buried in volcanic ash and then re-discovered two thousand years later?

David Gibbins pulls no punches when it comes to the depth of his research in any of his books, but The Last Gospel is something else entirely: The biggest problem is that his characters move from location to location, easily entering into the secret chambers.

They are interrupted by Maurice and Maria, who have made another fantastic discovery in Pompeii that suggests a Roman Emperor not only faked his death, but may have been in possession of the only words ever committed to laxt by Jesus Christ, the so-called Last Gospel of the title.

And, when you take traditi Like the quote on the front says, it is a combination of Indiana Jones and Dan Brown. To get these clues involves thrilling, near death escapes and the genius ability gibbims piece together obscure clues.