Masters of Atlantis: a novel

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Knopf, 1985 - Fiction - 247 pages
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When Lamar Jimmerson "comes across a little book crammed with Atlantean puzzles, Egyptian riddles, and extended alchemical metaphors," he's convinced that he is called to lead the Gnomon Society in the search for truth concerning the lost city of Atlantis.--Cover of Overlook Press pbk.

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User Review  - Geoff - Goodreads

What if you knew the secrets of the lost city of Atlantis? Would knowledge of their great mathematical and alchemical arts not make you and your disciples a force to be reckoned with? Masters of ... Read full review

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Interesting look into the psychology that leads Americans into forming or joining exclusive or secret organizations. In the land of the free, we yearn for the keys to order and structure (and meaning ... Read full review


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Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. As a reporter, he wrote for the "New York Herald-Tribune" and was also its London bureau chief. He is the author of four other novels, including "Masters of Atlantis," "The Dog of the South," "Norwood," and "Gringos,

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