The Visitors: A Novel

The Visitors: A Novel

Sally Beauman


Based on a real tale of discovery, The Visitors is ny instances bestselling writer Sally Beauman’s tremendous activity of the quest for Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings—a extraordinary combination of truth and fiction that brings to lifestyles a misplaced international of exploration, experience, and hazard, and the audacious males keen to sacrifice every thing to discover a misplaced treasure.

In 1922, while 11 year-old Lucy is shipped to Egypt to get well from typhoid, she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist. The friendship attracts the impressionable younger lady into the exciting global of Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, who're looking for the tomb of boy pharaoh Tutankhamun within the Valley of the Kings.

A haunting story of affection and loss, The Visitors retells the mythical tale of Carter and Carnarvon’s hunt and their ancient discovery, witnessed in the course of the eyes of a weak baby whose destiny turns into entangled of their dramatic quest. As occasions spread, Lucy will realize the lengths a few humans will visit satisfy their private desires—and the lies that turn into the root in their lives.

Intensely atmospheric, The Visitors remembers the decadence of Egypt’s aristocratic colonial society, and illuminates the obsessive, bold males prepared to possibility everything—even their sanity—to declare a section of the traditional prior. As attention-grabbing this present day because it was once approximately a century in the past, the hunt for King Tut’s tomb is made bright and quick in Sally Beauman’s expert arms. a stunning feat of mind's eye, The Visitors is an impressive paintings of ancient fiction.

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