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The Ring of Thoth and Other Tales

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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ISBN 10: 1400140889 / ISBN 13: 9781400140886
Published by Tantor Media Inc
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Audio CD. Dimensions: 6.8in. x 6.5in. x 1.0in.In The Ring of Thoth, Mr. John Vansittart Smith, a British student of Egyptology, goes to the Egyptian Room of the Louvre to study. There he meets a curious looking attendant, but he is otherwise alone in the great hall. Not long afterwards, the quiet surroundings and his inability to concentrate cause him to drift off to sleep. When Smith wakes, it is the middle of the night and he is locked inside the darkened museum. Soon he becomes aware that someone else is there, too. A mysterious figure holding a light has come into the hall and opened the case of one of the mummies. Smith realizes that it is the attendant that he saw earlier in the day, and as he watches from the shadows, he becomes involved in the extraordinary story of the ring of Thoth. In addition to The Ring of Thoth, this collection of short stories by the masterful Arthur Conan Doyle contains The Captain of the Polestar, J. Habakuk Jephsons Statement, The Great Kleinplatz Experiment, The Man from Archangel, That Little Square Box, John Huxfords Hiatus, A Literary Mosaic, John Barrington Cowles, and Elias B. Hopkins. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781400140886

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In "The Ring of Thoth," Mr. John Vansittart Smith, a British student of Egyptology, goes to the Egyptian Room of the Louvre to study. There he meets a curious looking attendant, but he is otherwise alone in the great hall. Not long afterwards, the quiet surroundings and his inability to concentrate cause him to drift off to sleep. When Smith wakes, it is the middle of the night and he is locked inside the darkened museum. Soon he becomes aware that someone else is there, too. A mysterious figure holding a light has come into the hall and opened the case of one of the mummies. Smith realizes that it is the attendant that he saw earlier in the day, and as he watches from the shadows, he becomes involved in the extraordinary story of the ring of Thoth.

In addition to "The Ring of Thoth," this collection of short stories by the masterful Arthur Conan Doyle contains "The Captain of the Polestar," "J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement," "The Great Kleinplatz Experiment," "The Man from Archangel," "That Little Square Box," "John Huxford's Hiatus," "A Literary Mosaic," "John Barrington Cowles," and "Elias B. Hopkins."

About the Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859?1930), a Scottish writer whose works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and nonfiction, is best known as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes.

John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks. His recent television appearances include CIA: Masters of Deception on the Discovery Channel, and his recent film work includes The Land and The Inn Outside the World.

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Title: The Ring of Thoth and Other Tales

Publisher: Tantor Media Inc

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Book Type: Audio CD

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