The last camel died at noon

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Robinson, 2002 - Fiction - 390 pages
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Review: The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody #6)

User Review  - Emmalg - Goodreads

This was my favourite Amelia Peabody book in the series yet. I realise some didn't like the Rider Haggard reference but I found the more fantastical elements of this story really enjoyable. As with ... Read full review

Review: The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody #6)

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

This is a fun series. I like the tongue in cheek pomposity of Peabody's "memoirs". They are written in a similar vein as Watson's "memoirs" of Sherlock Holmes. That is, as a historical account by a ... Read full review

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Author Barbara Mertz was born in Canton, Illinois on September 29, 1927. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Egyptology from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in 1952. Her first three works were non-fiction titles dealing with topics in her field of study. These titles, "Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs," "Red Land, Black Land" and "Two Thousand Years in Rome" were written using her true name. She also writes novels under the pseudonymns Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters. She is the author of the Amelia Peabody series, the Vicky Bliss series, and the Jacqueline Kirby series. In 1989, she won an Agatha for Naked Once More.

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