An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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    NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
  • Joining The Dots

    Joining The Dots

    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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The Mystery of Atlantis (L)

The Mystery of Atlantis [165], by Charles Berlitz, is another example of an author capitalising on his established name in order to get gullible readers to part with their money. This volume is just a regurgitation of previous theories and speculations on the subject. The author carefully avoids expressing any opinion of his own except that he believes that Atlantis will be found. He ends one chapter in the following manner:

“A final question: Can Atlantis be found? The near future will give us the answer. It can and will be – largely through the efforts of underwater explorers, the psychological descendants of the Atlanteans – the new ‘people of the sea’.”

This collection of utter twaddle should be left in the bookshop, or better still –pulped.