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Egyptologist

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ISBN-10: 1400062500

ISBN-13: 9781400062508

Edition: 2004

Authors: Arthur Phillips

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From the bestselling author of Prague comes a witty, inventive, brilliantly constructed novel about an Egyptologist obsessed with finding the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comic labyrinth of a story opens on the desert plains of Egypt in 1922, then winds its way from the slums of Australia to the ballrooms of Boston by way of Oxford, the battlefields of the First World War, and a royal court in turmoil. Just as Howard Carter unveils the tomb of Tutankhamun, making the most dazzling find in the history of archaeology, Oxford-educated Egyptologist Ralph Trilipush is digging himself into trouble, having staked his professional reputation and his fiancée’s fortune on a scrap of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/31/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Arthur Phillips was born in Minneapolis and educated at Harvard. He has been a child actor, a jazz musician, a speechwriter, a failed entrepreneur and a five-time Jeopardy champion. He lived in Budapest from 1990 to 1992 and now lives in Paris with his wife and son.