He Shall Thunder in the Sky

He Shall Thunder in the Sky

An Amelia Peabody Mystery

Large Print - 2000
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Amelia and Emerson Peabody travel to Egypt to continue their archaeological work, but a nationalist is stirring up trouble in the town where they are working, and Amelia's nemesis, Sethos, has apparently re-emerged.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press ; Bath, England : Chivers Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780754014980
0754014983
9780786228287
0786228288
9780786228270
078622827X
Characteristics: 728 p. (large print) : map ; 22 cm

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DorisWaggoner
Nov 07, 2016

The multiple subplots hold together in this series entry better than in some. The humor is, as always, superb. I've recently read a bio of Lawrence of Arabia, and clearly Peters has done a lot of research on the period for this book, as many historical characters play bit parts in this story. Many loose ends of prior series entries get tied together. And the surprise ending make clear that there will be more books to come--but not precisely what we can expect from this writer who has her characters well under control. I docked her half a star for a slow start, but once the action begins, it's fast and furious.

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KatherineHere
Feb 21, 2016

I read them all, enjoyed them all. Elizabeth Peters was a bright star.

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savtadina
Jan 07, 2014

Amelia Peabody #12

I've enjoyed this series, for the Egyptian archeology as well as the parody of characters, but the few books before this book had begun to drag a bit.

This one tied a lot of things together. I was fascinated by the German/Turkish intrigue in Egypt and the naivete of some--but not all-- of the British; the archeology was less involved, but still there were interesting facets and the author's referring to changes in Egypt and archeology in the few years since the first book took pace. This book brought to a climax the issues dealing with "evil" characters but also left open much more for the future.

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