The Third Gate: A Novel

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Anchor Books, Feb 26, 2013 - Fiction - 403 pages
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An archaeological expedition digging where it shouldn't. . .
A crown so powerful it is rumored to be cursed. . .
And the one man who can explain it all. . .
Deep in a nearly impassable swamp south of the Egyptian border, an archaeological team is searching for the burial chamber of King Narmer, the fabled pharaoh. Narmer's crown might be buried with him: the elusive "double" crown of the two Egypts. Amid the nightmarish, disorienting tangle of mud and dead vegetation, strange things begin to happen. Could an ancient curse be responsible? Jeremy Logan, history professor and master interpreter of bizarre and inexplicable enigmas, is brought onto the project to investigate. What he finds raises fresh questions . . . and immediate alarm.


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User Review  - chatelaine1 -

Lincoln Child is a fantastic author. His choice of topics is always stunning. The detail description and prose is flawless. I would recommend this to lovers of history mystery Egypt archeology or just one who likes a good fast wonderful read. Read full review

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User Review  - Barbara Hoffert - Book Verdict

Back in 3200 B.C.E, King Narmer united Upper and Lower Egypt. Now, deep in the Sudd, a nasty swamp in northern Sudan, explorer Peter Stone is directing an archaeological dig aimed at uncovering Narmer ... Read full review

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LINCOLN CHILD is the New York Times best-selling author of Terminal Freeze, Deep Storm, Death Match, and Utopia, as well as coauthor, with Douglas Preston, of numerous New York Times best sellers, most recently Fever Dream. He lives with his wife and daughter in Morristown, New Jersey.

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