The Jewel of Seven Stars
From the author who brought you Dracula comes a dark tale of possession and ancient magic. An eccentric archeologist has become obsessed with the mummy of the Egyptian queen Tera. His attempts to raise her from the dead have left him in a catatonic stupor. It now falls on his daughter Margaret and the young lawyer Malcolm Ross to discover the secrets of this ancient curse in time to stop Tera from inflicting her will on Victorian England. Bram Stoker's spine-tingling novel, based on his own interest in Egyptology, helped give rise to a new horror genre featuring mummies.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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