City of the Horizon: v. 1 (Egyptian Mysteries)

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9780747509004: City of the Horizon: v. 1 (Egyptian Mysteries)

In ancient Egypt, Huy the Scribe is the world's first private eye. He blunders into an increasingly violent and dangerous situation when Amotju, an old friend of Huy's, stumbles on a tomb robbing operation and asks Huy to investigate.

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Anton Gill was educated at Chigwell School and Clare College, Cambridge. He became a full-time writer in 1984 after a few years working in the theatre, for the Arts Council and for the BBC. He is the author of a number of books, largely in the field of contemporary history, including studies of Germany before, during, and after World War II. He is also the author of "Art Lover", a highly acclaimed biography of the collector of surreal and abstract art Peggy Guggenheim. When he isn't writing, Anton Gill travels. When he is, he lives in Bloomsbury, London.

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"Huy goes down the mean streets of Ancient Egypt in a fine, swaggering style." --Glasgow Herald

Exotic, erotic, and highly recommended" --Literary Review (UK)

"Brilliantly researched history blending with a tense thriller to rank with the best of them" --Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)

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