The Mummy

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Berkley Boulevard Books, 1999 - Fiction - 258 pages
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Now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures starring Brendan Fraser. Dashing American and legionnaire Rick O'Connell is in Egypt looking for a good time. His discovery of the Lost City of the Dead is a fluke--but to British librarian Evelyn Carnarvon, it's the archaeological find of the century. Leading Evelyn's expedition deep into the Sahara isn't exactly easy money, as Rick comes face to face with an evil from long ago returned from the grave with a taste for human flesh.

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I loved this book and thought it was a great compliment to the movie. The movie is one of my all time favourites, largely because I'm obsessed with Egyptian mythology. Have you ever seen a movie and ... Read full review

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For some reason my elementary school was selling this book and I decided to buy it when I was in forth grade, I have no idea why they were selling it there because its a rather vulgar and horror ... Read full review


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Max Allen Collins was born in 1948 in Muscatine, Iowa. He is a two-time winner of the Private Eye Writer's of America's Shamus Award for his Nathaniel Heller historical thrillers "True Detective" and "Stolen Away". Collins also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip begining in 1977 and ending in the early 1990s. He has contributed to a number of other comics, including Batman. Collins created his first independent feature film, Mommy, following a nightmarish experience as screenwriter on the cable movie The Expert. Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. Author of other such move tie-in bestsellers as "In the Line of Fire" and "Air Force One", he is also the screenwriter/director of the cult favorite suspense films "Mommie" and "Mommie's Day".

Stephen Sommers directed and wrote the screenplays for The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.

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