The Jewel of Seven Stars, E-bok

The Jewel of Seven Stars, E-bok
Kategorier: Deckare
Brand: Saga Egmont
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A beautiful ancient Egyptian queen revived from the dead, an adventurous archaeologist with a love for mummies, and a daughter possessed. This horror novel has it all!Believed by some to be the first modern mummy novel, The Jewel of Seven Stars follows the adventures and hardships of an archaeologist who wants to revive an ancient Egyptian queen. However, little does he expect to find his daughter possessed by the spirit of the queen, binding the girl entirely to her will. A suspenseful and compelling read, Stoker’s novel constantly offers cliffhangers and various twists - some of which are magical. A must-read for fans of Stoker, mummies, Ancient Egypt and horror books.Bram Stoker (1847-1912) was an Irish writer, best known for his Gothic horror Dracula , whose eponymous character became one of the most well known vampires in popular culture. Dracula has been adapted for the big screen many times with the most famous being from 1992 staring Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder and Gary Oldman.Stoker s interest in the theatre bought him into the inner circle of London’s high society, where he met and became a close acquaintance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Among his other novels are The Mystery of the Sea and The Jewel of the Seven Stars , as well as three short story collections and various non-fiction pieces and articles.