Pharaoh: a novel
1334 BC: Akhenaten the Sun-Pharoah rules supreme in Egypt. The young Tutahkhamun is groomed to be his successor. But then Akhenaten disappears and his legacy is seemingly swallowed up by the sands that lie under modern Cairo and the great pyramids of Giza ...
AD 1885: A half-crazed man appears claiming to know of a vast lost labyrinth beneath modern Cairo, of canals and palaces and tombs. His story won't be believed for almost thirty years, with the discovery of Tutahkhamun's tomb in 1924.
Present-day: Jack Howard and his team are excavating one of the most amazing underwater sites they have ever encountered. They hear the story of the crazed engineer. What follows is a rollercoaster ride of adventure and action, as they dive into the Nile into a world three thousand years back in history, inhabited by a people who have sworn to guard the greatest secret of all time...
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|Grouping Author||gibbins david j l|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-04 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-15 05:08:57AM|
|author||Gibbins, David J. L.,|
|author_display||Gibbins, David J. L|
|available_at_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
|detailed_location_boulder||Boulder Main Adult Fiction|
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|display_description||1351 BC: Akhenaten the Sun-Pharaoh rules supreme in Egypt - until the day he casts off his crown and mysteriously disappears into the desert, his legacy seemingly swallowed up by the remote sands beneath the Great Pyramids of Giza. AD 1884: a British soldier serving in the Sudan stumbles upon an incredible discovery--a submerged temple containing evidence of a terrifying religion whose god was fed by human sacrifice. The soldier is on a mission to reach General Gordon before Khartoum falls. But he hides a secret of his own. Present day: Jack Howard and his team are excavating one of the most amazing underwater sites they have ever encountered, but dark forces are watching to see what they will find. Diving into the Nile, they enter a world 3000 years back in history, inhabited by a people who have sworn to guard the greatest secret of all time.|
|owning_library_boulder||Boulder Public Library|
|owning_location_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
|series||Jack Howard novels|
|series_with_volume||Jack Howard novels|7|
|subject_facet||Egypt -- Fiction|
Pharaohs -- Fiction
Pyramids -- Egypt -- Fiction
|title_display||Pharaoh : a novel|
|title_full||Pharaoh : a novel / David Gibbins|
Pharaoh [electronic resource] / David Gibbins