Is it only a myth or did a real Atlantis exist? This is the rich and eccentric history of the search for Atlantis, in which we meet characters diverse as Francis Bacon, Jules Verne, Jacques Cousteau and even Indiana Jones.'
Richard Ellis is the author of seven previous books, including The Book of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, Monsters of the Sea, and Deep Atlantic. He is also a celebrated marine artist whose paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, and has written and illustrated articles for numerous magazines, including Audubon, Reader's Digest, National Geographic, and Scientific American. He lives in New York City. From the Hardcover edition.