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Author: Sally Beauman
Publisher: London : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922 to recover from the typhoid that killed her mother, eleven-year-old Lucy is caught up in the intrigue and excitement that surrounds the obsessive hunt for Tutankhamen's tomb. As she struggles to comprehend an adult world in which those closest to her are often cold and unpredictable, Lucy longs for a friend she can love. When she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of; Carnarvon family; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Carnarvon family.; George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert Carnarvon, Earl of; Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Beauman
ISBN: 9780751551679 0751551678 0751551686 9780751551686
OCLC Number: 864086133
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: Sally Beauman.

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A beautifully written and epic story of love, regret and secrets, set against the haunting, troubled and exotic background of 1920s Egypt.  Read more...

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Colourful and fast-paced, this chunky but highly readable novel offers plenty of intrigue and an interesting portrait of the adult world, as seen through a child's enquiring eyes. The Lady The Read more...

 
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