Hippopotamus Pool, The
The Amelia Peabody series
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FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
The spunky Victorian Egyptologist Amelia Peabody Emerson has returned to the exotic Nile valley. Parasol aloft and hot on the trail of an unexplored tomb, she must outwit a shadowy evildoer, a questionable antiquities dealer, and her loquacious son, Ramses.
Washington Post Book World praises Elizabeth Peters: “A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key.”