The bestselling author of 1421: THE YEAR THE CHINESE DISCOVERED THE WORLD uncovers the truth behind the mystery of Atlantis. Updated with thrilling new discoveries for the paperback.
Gavin Menzies served in the Royal Navy between 1953 and 1970. His knowledge of seafaring and navigation sparked his interest in the epic voyages of Chinese Admiral Zhang He. He lives in London.
intriguing hypothesis * THE INDEPENDENT *
The book is best viewed as an adventure story, trailing a fascinating but tantalisingly obscure lost ancient civilisation all over the world. It's tremendous fun, and captures a compelling portrait of the Minoans, pieced together by evidence. * ENTERTAINMENT FOCUS *
Menzies's theory on why the Minoans disappeared so abruptly is fascinating. * THE LADY *