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Stonehenge: Where Atlantis Died

3.36 of 5 stars 3.36  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  7 reviews
cover by Julie Bell) Reissue (Tor 1983) historical sf novel; second printing. A shorter version appeared just as Stonehenge (1972).
Paperback, 352 pages
Published July 15th 1992 by Tor Books (first published 1972)
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I have not finished reading this yet. At first I thought it was a nonfiction about Stonehenge, but then I started reading it and realized it is a historical fiction.

This book starts slow but gets increasingly better. The characters are well-fleshed out and alive. The suspense and pacing gets better after a couple chapters; when things start happening, they really suck you in. You have to keep turning pages to find out what happens next!

The world and cultures in this story are what really make it
I picked up this book in either my freshmen or sophomore year of college (about 9 or 10 years ago) and I've just been carrying it around. It sounded interesting. It's a fictionalized idea about how Stonehenge came into being. And it was okay. And . . . just not all that captivating. I'm sure one of the guys who wrote it, since he's a professor of anthropology, did a great deal of research to make his idea work. And who knows? Maybe he's closer to the truth than I expect--I have no idea. My bigge ...more
J.P. Reedman
Dated,even when first published. An old idea that somehow a monument like Stonehenge couldn't be a British creation but had to have been engineered by Greeks and so on. I remember that in the notes at the end, Harrison's anthropologist mate was quite horrified by the new dates for Stonehenge which kind of blew their Greek/Atlantis theories out of the water. Stonehenge is much older but he was convinced the new dates must be wrong...actually, they WERE wrong, the monument is even older still! The ...more
Nov 08, 2013 Rick marked it as to-read

Three brave warriors--a prince from an ancient house, a former envoy of the Pharaoh, and the daughter of the Albi--struggle against an empire to establish a new world order around the monument at Stonehenge. Reprint.

Niklas .gallen
This book is based on Three warriors that fight against the Empire.It is a tuff read but when you are done you want to read the next book.
Kenneth Flusche
Interesting fiction, built as a toom or a meeting place?
Fabulous! I'm sure Harry wrote the racy bits!
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