The laughter of dead kings by Elizabeth Peters

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Published by William Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women art historians,
  • Archaeological thefts,
  • Vicky Bliss (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

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Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, searches for solutions to more than one heinous offense in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt"s mysterious Valley of the Kings. When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind historic relic, it is up to Bliss to clear his name.

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Book details

StatementElizabeth Peters
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E747 L38 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24968345M
ISBN 100061246247
ISBN 109780061246241
LC Control Number2009277190
OCLC/WorldCa232959603

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Editions for The Laughter of Dead Kings: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), Elizabeth Peters. Laughter of Dead Kings. Who stole one of Egypt's most priceless treasures. The Egyptian authorities and Interpol believe they know the identity of the culprit: "Sir John Smythe," the suave and dangerously charming international art thief who is, in fact, John Tregarth, the longtime significant other of famed art expert and sometime sleuth Vicky Bliss.

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When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind.

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