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    I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato’s own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.Read More »
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Brown, Alfred Samler

Alfred Samler Brown>(1859-1936) was a travel guide writer, specialising in the Macaronesian Islands. He was greatly devoted to the Canary Islands,  where he lived< and was responsible for expanding British tourism to the archipelago through his popular guidebook, Madeira and the Canary Islands[1257] which ran to fourteen editions before his death.

As far as I can ascertain the first edition of Brown’s book was published in 1890, a few years after Donnelly‘s Atlantis was launched and its conclusions seems to have prompted Brown to consider the possibility of a connection with the Canaries without actually endorsing the idea. He offers very little to Atlantology, with outdated geology and racist views.