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Author: James Rollins
The South American jungle guards many secrets and a remarkable site nestled between two towering Andean peaks, hidden from human eyes for thousands years. Dig deeper through layers of rock and mystery, through centuries of dark, forgotten legends, into ancient catacombs where ingenious traps have been laid to ensnare the careless and unsuspectin...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780380810932
ISBN-10: 038081093X
Publication Date: 7/1/2000
Pages: 448
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 377 ratings
Publisher: HarperTorch
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 9
James Rollins' books push the boundaries of the believable -- and I love them! This book, however, was so unbelievable that it bordered on being ridiculous. Nor did I like the romantic relationships that developed simultaneously between the uncle and his former college sweetheart and between the nephew and his fellow researcher. One romantic relationship would have been enough. Two seemed cheesy.
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Helpful Score: 4
You like archeological digs and ancient history? How about a novel that brings in both of those, then tosses in a chase and a search for buried (well something). Very readable. Good story. A page turner
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Helpful Score: 4
Enjoyable fast paced read. Again contains a story line that you need the ability to suspend your need for reality. I found it fun and intertaining, certainly a page turner. He does imploy the style of story telling that follows 1st one set of characters and just when they are in jeopardy skips to another set of charaters. I'll be reading more of his books, they are a great "bus" read (I commute to work).
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Helpful Score: 1
Excellent read. This book seemed to read much quicker than previous James Rollins' books. Page-turner from start to finish.
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A good adventure story. In the vein of Cussler, but a bit more fantastical (a little sci-fi here and there). I enjoyed it.
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I love James Rollins novels, but this one is not his best. I had just finished Amazon and in comparison this novel is not his best work. However it is very good. The archeological details kept me reading the book as well as the dangers that the characters face as they try to survive the travails of this action adventure. The concept of the lost tribe is not unique, or of valuable treasures being found, but the plot is not as realistic as some of the others that he has woven. I have read almost all of his others and the Sigma series is definitely my favorite.
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Wow! One more excellent story by Mr. Rollins. Another page turner, this story will keep you on the edge of your seat page by page. I envy authors like Mr. Rollins - just how do they come up with these wonderful, exciting stories?
Highly recommended!
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This was a typical Rollins good, very good. Enjoyed it from cover to cover.