Underworld: the Mysterious Origins of Civilization by Graham Hancock, Santha Faiia

By Graham Hancock, Santha Faiia

A actual and highbrow trip, a global exploration diving for the underwater ruins of a misplaced civilization, this booklet follows clues in historical scriptures and mythlogy and within the medical proof of the flood that swept the Earth on the finish of the final Ice Age. this article explores the query of early people swept away via the catastrpohe. Who have been those populations - pre-civilised hunter-gatherers or extra subtle peoples altogether? The textual content is written as a private experience concerning the reader within the travels, the practicalities and the hazards whereas constructing the bigger issues alongside the best way, build up to the explosive revelation of a world secret.

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