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  - 5hrdrive - LibraryThing

Not at all what I was hoping for. I wanted a goofy cult/conspiracy theory send-up like The Illuminatus Trilogy, except maybe something a little less insane. This isn't that. It's not all that funny ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dokfintong - LibraryThing

I bought this book early this year based on a review that I can't find now. As I read I kept thinking "This book is old fashioned" and then I looked and I see that indeed it was written in 1985. So ... 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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