The Adventures of Blake and Mortimer Mystery of the Great Pyramid, Part 1 by Edgar P. Jacobs
  

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The Adventures of Blake and Mortimer Mystery of the Great Pyramid, Part 1 by Edgar P. Jacobs

Professor Philip Mortimer has decided to spend his holidays in Cairo with his trusty servant, Nasir. There he plans to meet an old friend, who offers him the fantastic opportunity of satisfying his passion for Egyptology - to take part in the deciphering of some recently discovered papyrus coming from mummies of the Ptolemaic age. They soon discover that one of the fragments deals with the Chamber of Horus - a fabled crypt that could contain priceless treasures...

About the Author

Born of Edgar Pierre Jacobs imagination during the post-WWII period, Professor Philip Mortimer, nuclear physicist, and Captain Francis Blake, dashing head of MI5, are legendary heroes of the 9th art. The author, a close relative of Herge, appreciated the excessive and the astonishing that could be found within the scope of scientific invention; his heroes, very much ahead of their time, discover extraordinary objects and phenomena through their uncommon adventures. Before devoting himself exclusively to them, Edgar Pierre Jacobs collaborated with Herge and took part in the realization of 'Tintin in the Congo', 'Tintin in America', 'The Blue Lotus', 'King Ottokar's Sceptre', 'The Seven Crystal Balls', and the 'Prisoners of the Sun'.

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Paperback
72 pages

Author

Edgar P. Jacobs
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Publisher

Cinebook Ltd

Publication date

11th August 2007

ISBN

9781905460373


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