Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters Reviews
Description:ISBN 1845293886 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Elizabeth Peters / Paperback / 318 Pages / Book is published 2006-05-25 by Robinson ... more
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Elizabeth Peters' unforgettable heroine Amelia Peabody makes her ...
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by - written on 04/09/13 (Very useful, 6 readings)
This is the first of many books based around the heroine Amelia Peabody, and set in late-19th century Egypt. Blending romance, Egyptology, and detective fiction, these books combine some of my favourite things; I'm a student of Egyptology myself, and I love historical detective stories! Amelia's story begins with her travelling around Europe following the death of her father, and her inheritance of his fortune. In Rome, she picks up a travelling companion, Evelyn Barton-Forbes, who has been cruelly abandoned by her lover. Together, they travel to Egypt where they first encounter the irascible Egyptologist, Radcliffe Emerson, and his brother Walter, in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/06/09, updated on 17/06/09 (Very useful, 42 readings)
Now this is my first adult book review so please be gentle with me as I try to get a blance between trying to tell you all about the book without giving the plot away. I started to read the Elizabeth Peters books several years ago and got hooked on her amusing style of writing which I think is very mischievous and tongue in cheek. She has written several books and different series including the Amelia Peabody mysteries of which Crocodile on the Sandbank is the first. She has also written a series called the Vicky Bliss mysteries About the Author ******************* Now Elizabeth Peters is a nom de plume and her real name is Barbara G. Mertz ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/05/09 (Very useful, 41 readings)
Since I had to suggest this book to Dooyoo in order to write a review, I'm going to go out on a limb here, and guess that not that many people are familar with Elizabeth Peters' work. Which suits me just fine, as I LOVE her books, and can happily put off essay marking for half an hour to ramble about them. Elizabeth Peters - the authoress >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Elizabeth Peters is the pen-name of the Egyptologist Barbara Mertz. Whilst Mertz isn't the best published or most academically lauded of scholars, she is trained, and this shows in her Amelia Peabody series, of ... Read the complete review
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