The Rosetta Key

Author(s): William Dietrich
Series: Ethan Gage Adventures Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2008
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Audio (12.50 hours)
Product Number: Z100075071
Released: Dec 23, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780061632433
Narrator/s: Jeff Woodman
Publisher: HarperAudio
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A??An utterly captivating romp from the treacherous tunnels beneath Jerusalem to the lost City of Ghosts (Petra, Jordan) to the tumult of revolutionary ParisA?¦.Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly intricate and anchored to actual historical figures and eventsA?¦.Mr. Spielberg! Mr. Lucas! ItA??s your move.A?A??Seattle Times Dashing and courageous American adventurer Ethan Gage returns in William DietrichA??s The Rosetta KeyA??the thrilling sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning authorA??s acclaimed NapoleonA??s Pyramids. An eighteenth century Indiana Jones, Gage swashbuckles once again, this time in pursuit of a precious Egyptian relic that would give its owner the power to rule the world. The Rosetta Key an adventure in reading that is not to be missed, especially by fans of George MacDonald FraserA??s Flashman novels and aficionados of a grand literary tradition dating back to Jack London, Robert Lewis Stevenson, and H. Rider Haggard, and carried on today by such notables as James Rollins, David Liss, Steve Berry, and Kate Mosse.

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Author(s): William Dietrich
Narrator(s): Jeff Woodman
Product Number C4503
Released: Apr 14, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781436107327
Author(s): William Dietrich
Product Number EB00241782
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061736704

Professional reviews

"In this delightful book American adventurer Ethan Gage looks for archaeological treasure in the time of Napoleon. Using historical figures and events, like the famed Rosetta Stone, author and historian Dietrich has created a swashbuckling saga. Because the book is written as a journal, Gage gets to have fun recounting his adventures. He plays down the danger and death and injects wit and wisdom throughout. If you enjoy Indiana Jones, you'll love this book. And you'll love the way Jeff Woodman performs it--with just the right touch of humor and irony. But he never lets the listener forget the danger that lurks around every corner. And he does a mean Napoleon. M.S. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"