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Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus free pdf 'And death shall come on soft wings to him that touches the tomb of the Pharaoh.' The wings that retired Superintendent Lestrade comes on are those of a de Haviland Hercules. The archaeologist Howard Carter has made the discovery of the century in the Valley of the Kings but all around him, men are dying. Lord Carnarvon, careless with his razor, falls prey to a mosquito bite. Alain le Clerk leaves the tomb in a hurry to die alone in the desert. Aaron G String, the railway magnate, blows his brains out yards from the tomb's entrance. And so it is that Sholto Lestrade flies East to solve a riddle every bit as impenetrable as that of the Sphinx. People remark on the funny old gizeh, in his bowler and Donegal, battling with the elements against sand, revolting Egyptians and the curse of the Pharaohs. 'A wildly entertaining narrative that takes in such diverse historical events as riots in Cairo and, most aptly, Bolton Wanderers' Cup Final appearance at Wembley. M J Trow proves emphatically that crime and comedy can mix.' - Val McDermid

About M J Trow

M J Trow is a crime writer, historian and biographer who for many years doubled as a history teacher. Now retired, he is the author of three successful crime fiction series - Lestrade, Maxwell and Kit Marlowe, the latest written in collaboration with his wife. He lives in the Isle of Wight and, as well as writing, lectures on cruise ships, and has appeared many times on television in historical and crime documentaries.

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Author : M J Trow
Publisher : Thistle Publishing
Data Published : 21 August 2013
ISBN : 1909869295
EAN : 9781909869295
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 252 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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