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The Visitors

The Visitors( )
Author: Beauman, Sally
ISBN:978-0-7515-5168-6
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Orbit Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Under the tablecloth, Frances's hand reached for mine and clasped it. I knew what it meant, that clasp and the mischievous grateful glance that accompanied it: it meant I was thanked, that there were secrets here. I could accept that. I too had secrets - who doesn't?

Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922 to recover from the typhoid that killed her mother, eleven-year-old Lucy is caught up in the intrigue and excitement that surrounds the obsessive hunt for Tutankhamun's tomb....
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 3.9 cm
Book Weight:0.71 Kilograms
Author Biography
Beauman, Sally (Author)
Sally Beauman was born in Paignton, Devon, England on July 25, 1944. She read English literature at Girton College, Cambridge. While living in the United States, she worked as a staff writer for New York magazine before becoming an associate editor. She moved to London in 1970 and became the editor of Queen Magazine. After that, she worked as a freelancer for Vogue, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, and the Observer. She was the first winner of the Catherine Pakenham award for journalism.

Under the pseudonym Vanessa James, Beauman wrote seven Harlequin romances in the 1980s including The Fire and the Ice and Give Me This Night. The first novel written under her own name was Destiny, which was published in 1987. Her other novels included Dark Angel, Lovers and Liars, Danger Zones, Sextet, Rebecca's Tale, The Landscape of Love, and The Visitors. She died of cancer on July 7, 2016 at the age of 71.

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