The Falcon at the Portal

The Falcon at the Portal

Book - 2010
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It is 1911, and Amelia Peabody is in Egypt for the annual dig and to celebrate a wedding - but no sooner is it over than the groom is accused of selling fake Egyptian artefacts, a dead American is found at the bottom of a shaft, and a mysterious child sparks a crisis.
Publisher: New York : Harper Collins, 2010
ISBN: 9780061951640
0061951641
9781841191102
1841191108
Branch Call Number: PAPERBACK Mystery Pet
Characteristics: 566 pages : map ; 19 cm

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jazpur
Dec 14, 2014

I haven't read any Elizabeth Peters for a long while. She was good and I enjoyed getting re-acquainted with Amelia Peabody and her family amid all the shenanigans back in the day of long skirts and pith helmets in all the sand and heat.

WVMLStaffPicks Nov 13, 2014

The Emerson family are on their annual archeological dig in Egypt. Criminal elements, stolen and forged documents, murder, romance and politics in the Egypt of 1911 make this, the latest in the series, one of the most exciting and melodramatic.

JCLMeganG Jun 11, 2014

This is my favorite in the series! This is the 11th book in the series.

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Mar 13, 2010

The Amelia Peabody books are always great. But she does write others that don't meet my standards.

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