The Jewel of Seven Stars

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Tom Doherty Associates, May 15, 1999 - Fiction - 288 pages

"Hither the Gods come not at any summons. The Nameless One has insulted them and is forever alone. Go not nigh, lest their vengeance wither you away!"

The warning was inscribed on the entrance of the hidden tomb, forgotten for millennia in the sands of mystic Egypt. Then the archaeologists and grave robbers came in search of the fabled Jewel of Seven Stars, which they found clutched in the hand of the mummy. Few heeded the ancient warning, until all who came in contact with the Jewel began to die in a mysterious and violent way--with the marks of a strangler around their neck.

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User Review  - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing

A worthwhile, if anti-climactic read. Stoker slowly built up the tension to the moment of crisis, then let it fall flat on the final page. I do think there should be some reward for the diligent ... Read full review

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

Considered the bases for the classical Mummy myth, this short novella by Bram Stoker takes advantage of the Egypt-mania that swarmed the Western world in the later parts of the 1800s. Told from the ... Read full review


Title Page Copyright Notice CHAPTER IA Summons in the Night
Strange Instructions
The Watchers
The Second Attempt
More Strange Instructions
The Travellers Loss
The Finding of the Lamps
A Queens Tomb
The Magic Coffer
Awaking from the Trance
The Birthmark
The Purpose of Queen Tera
PowersOld and
The Cavern
Doubts and Fears

The Need of Knowledge
The Valley of the Sorcerer
The Lesson of the Ka
The Great Experiment

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Bram Stoker (November 8th, 1847-April 20th, 1912) is considered one of the great writers of his time and is best known for the novel Dracula.

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