The Hippopotamus Pool

Author(s): Elizabeth Peters
Series: Amelia Peabody Mysteries Series No: 8
Genre: Mystery
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Product Number: Z0064
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449875732
Narrator/s: Barbara Rosenblat
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The spunky Victorian Egyptologist Amelia Peabody Emerson has returned to the exotic Nile valley. Parasol aloft and hot on the trail of an unexplored tomb, she must outwit a shadowy evildoer, a questionable antiquities dealer, and her loquacious son, Ramses. Washington Post Book World praises Elizabeth Peters: "A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key."


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The Hippopotamus Pool
Product Number: BX00044035
Product Number:C7136
Product Number:Z0064

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Elizabeth Peters
Narrator(s): Barbara Rosenblat
Genre: Mystery
Product Number C7136
Released: Aug 29, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428163911
Author(s): Elizabeth Peters
Genre: Mystery
Product Number EB00283218
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609415723

Professional reviews

"Egyptologist Amelia Peabody and her intrepid family find themselves hard on the heels of a queen's tomb--and a murderer. Narrator Barbara Rosenblat, an American who lived for many years in England, is tops in the field for accuracy and consistency of accents, appropriateness of voices and understanding of emotional cues. She has particular fun with this series, a combination of high adventure, comedy of manners and tongue-in-cheek parody. Her voice for young Ramses, who has been called the most obnoxious child ever born of woman or writer, is especially amusing. While this book isn't the strongest of the series., Rosenblat once again deserves kudos for her interpretation. S.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"