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The Visitors

The Visitors( )
Author: Beauman, Sally
ISBN:978-0-06-230270-0
Publication Date:Jul 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Based on a true story of discovery, The Visitors is New York Times bestselling author Sally Beauman’s brilliant recreation of the hunt for Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings—a dazzling blend of fact and fiction that brings to life a lost world of exploration, adventure, and danger, and the audacious men willing to sacrifice everything to find a lost treasure.

In 1922, when eleven year-old Lucy is sent to Egypt to recuperate from typhoid,...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 1.225 Inches
Book Weight:0.902 Pounds
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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