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The Lost Army of Cambyses

CD - unabridged
(14 CDs)
Product Number: CP074
Released: 01 Nov, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781845052942
Narrator(s): Gordon Griffin
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

In 523 BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's western desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa. Legend has it that somewhere in the middle of the Great Dune Sea his army was overwhelmed by a sandstorm and lost forever. Two and a half millennia later, a mutilated corpse is washed up on the banks of the Nile at Luxor, an antiques dealer is savagely murdered in Cairo, and a British archaeologist is found dead at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara. The incidents appear unconnected, but Inspector Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor police is not so sure...

Author(s): Paul Sussman
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Original Publish Date: 01 Nov, 2004

Professional reviews

"'A plot as complex as a hall of mirrors, and as gripping as a death threat.' KIRKUS REVIEWS 'Frederick Forsyth has a worthy contemporary.' THE WEEK 'Sussman has created a textured, well-researched and expertly paced debut.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"

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