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Price
$27.99
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
Pages
544
Dimensions
6.44 X 9.26 X 1.39 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062302687

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About the Author

Sally Beauman is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who began her career at New York magazine. Her internationally bestselling novels, including Rebecca's Tale, her sequel to Daphne du Maurier's iconic work, have been translated into more than twenty languages. She has written for The New Yorker, the Sunday Times, and numerous other leading periodicals on both sides of the Atlantic.

Reviews

"[A] beautifully written novel, a tale of intertwined lives that is at once powerful and haunting. Beauman maintains the tension surrounding the tomb's discovery."--The Times (London)
"Atmospheric.... Sally Beauman's fact-inspired story plunges readers into the thrilling search for King Tut's tomb in 1922 Egypt."--Parade
"There is much to delight in this book....Nearly a century after King Tut's discovery, Beauman manages to make both the lives of her fictional characters and those at the historical center of Tut's unearthing riveting."--New York Journal of Books
"Interesting, unusual and informative, it is greatly enjoyable."--Literary Review
"This historical novel approaches...the 20th century's most sensational archaeological event.... There are riches here."--Kirkus Reviews
"Romance, deception, and colonial decadence."--More magazine
"A book of astounding scholarship on Egyptology and the 1920s.... The novel's...writing and characterizations are golden."--Booklist(starred review)