5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
prepare to change your view of ancient civilisations!,
By A Customer
This review is from: Fingerprints Of The Gods: A Quest for the Beginning and the End (Paperback)
I read this book in 1997, after having it recommended to me by a colleague. Since reading it, the subject matter has become one of my main interests. Books in a similar vein that I have gone on to read are from authors such as Robert Buval, Adrian Gilbert, Michael Baigent and Colin Wilson. 'Fingerprints' is one of the most compelling and informative books I have ever read. He brings so many ideas and theories together regarding ancient structures and civilisations and the final equation is no less awesome by having to wait 500 pages for it to be revealed. It is still highly compelling two years after reading it initially, and it cannot fail to change the way we view mainstream archaelogical theories on the timescales of human civilisation. The book is easy to follow, and he tells us of his journeys to many sites, descriptions of which make the reader long to see for themselves. He poses so many questions within each chapter to get the reader exploring in their own mind the evidence and possible answers there may be for what he describes. It is incredible to think that theories discussed in this book are still questioned when the answers are there for all to see in places such as Egypt and South America. I think this book should be complusory reading for all!