Summary

In 523 BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's western desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa. Legend has it that somewhere in the middle of the Great Dune Sea his army was overwhelmed by a sandstorm and lost forever. Two and a half millennia later, a mutilated corpse is washed up on the banks of the Nile at Luxor, an antiques dealer is savagely murdered in Cairo, and a British archaeologist is found dead at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara. The incidents appear unconnected, but Inspector Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor police is not so sure...
©2002 Paul Sussman (P)2004 W F Howes Ltd
Show More Show Less

Regular price: £21.79

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – choose any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • Free, unlimited access to Audio Shows
  • After your trial, Audible is just £7.99/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Buy Now for £21.79

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Barbara on 22-06-12

Interesting

Well read but not as riveting as I thought it would be; a little disappointing. The characters seemed to stay on the page, rather than draw me in as I hoped they would.


Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By jonas on 20-03-17

I wasn't convinced.

great idea for a mystery novel, good narration, but I found the story a little predictable. the plot has a few holes. characters were nicely developed. excellent descriptions, I felt transported to Egypt.

Read more Hide me
See all reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Kazimier Kazimierowski on 10-10-17

Great Book

Loved the book. Paul Sussman is a great story teller. Tragic loss would have liked to have had more from him

Read more Hide me
See all reviews