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.Review:
"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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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11074750900X
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M074750900X