FREE Delivery in the UK on orders with at least £10 of books.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
The Gods of the Underworl... has been added to your Basket
FREE Delivery on orders over £10.
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by the book house
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: This item will be picked, packed and shipped by Amazon and is eligible for free delivery within the UK
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Gods of the Underworld (Professor Bernice Summerfield) Paperback – 17 Feb 2005

3.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
£8.21
£3.99 £0.01
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£8.21 FREE Delivery in the UK on orders with at least £10 of books. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

  • The Gods of the Underworld (Professor Bernice Summerfield)
  • +
  • The Doomsday Manuscript (Professor Bernice Summerfield)
Total price: £16.42
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.




Product details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Big Finish Productions Ltd (17 Feb. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903654238
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903654231
  • Product Dimensions: 17.5 x 10.9 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,508,131 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
2
2 star
0
1 star
0
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
Irving Braxiatel was Benny to go to Venedel, a planet under a blockade by the Earthlink Federation, to have a quick archaeological shyfty of the lost temple of the Argian Gods of the Underworld. Benny is not terribly keen, but the possibility of an artefact that will help find her lost ex-husband Jason Kane convinces her. How will hse and her party deal with the blockade, a hostile opposing archaeological party, and the natives of the planet who are hostile to alien visitors. And then maybe the gods are real...
The second new Bernice Summerfield novels, this novel doesn't really better the previous ('The Doomsday Manuscript') in terms of breaking new ground. Like the previous, Bernice is trying to carry out her task with the threat of a big, intergalactic power breathing down her neck. And as the story continues, it gets a little more pedestrian.
Stephen Cole doesn't write very strong, beleivable or distinct characters. Had this been the case, the story would have been better. It seems, sometimes, that the application of a strange accent is the principle way of making a character more distinctive, and that is not a terribly good way.
While this doesn't sound terribly enthusiastic, I should say that I had no problem reading this book. I just wanted it to be better!
A little more distinction between individual books in the series would also help. I hope to see improvements in the series, and also in Steve Cole's writing.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on 21 Feb. 2001
Format: Paperback
Professor Bernice and the Gods of the Underworld (to give it it's full title) is an improvement on the previous Doomsday Manuscript and sees Benny head to the planet Venedel to find the lost temple of the Argian Gods of the Underworld and Benny with a team of archeologists soon finds herself in a world of trouble.
Gods of the Underworld is very readable and the plot regarding Benny's search for the article is well told. Stephen Cole's writing is good and he allows the action to flow well, with several action scenes being well played out. His characterisation of Bernice is not bad, although on occasion she does seem to lack that certain quality that made Benny such a memorable companion to the Doctor in the NA's and a leading character in the BNA's. The villains are well written, with the Nishtubi being especially worthy of mention.
I did feel a little unsatisfied by this novel though. It was fine while I was reading it, but the resolution was the source of my dissasisfaction. Still if the series can now build on this novel and continue the upturn in quality, then hopefully the next book will hit the mark. Gods of the Underworld is almost there, but just misses it narrowly. Although, yet again, the cover is dreadful.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse


Feedback