Robin Cook is known primarily for his medical dramas. Despite Erica Baron's unbelievable character, the book is entertaining.
Robin Cook is known primarily for his medical dramas. However, Sphinx is more of a thriller drama, focusing on the antiques black market in Egypt. The main character is Erica Baron, an American who has always yearned to visit Egypt and see firsthand the culture that inspired her to become an Egyptologist. I grew up reading Robin Cook's medical dramas featuring Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton. Sphinx' effortlessly transports readers into an enigmatic Egypt, entangling them in the ugly black market trade of Egyptian artifacts.
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Robert Brian "Robin" Cook (born May 4, 1940) is an American physician and novelist who writes about medicine and topics affecting public health. He is best known for combining medical writing with the thriller genre. Many of his books have. Many of his books have been bestsellers on The New York Times Best Seller List. Several of his books have also been featured in Reader's Digest. His books have sold nearly 400 million copies worldwide.
Robin Cook Sphinx Concerning Egypt itself I shall extend my remarks to a great length, because there is no country that possesses so many wonders, nor any that has such a number of works that defy descriptions. Herodotus History Prologue 1301 . TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN VALLEY OF THE KINGS NECROPOLIS OF THEBES YEAR 10 OF HIS MAJESTY, KING OF UPPER AND LOWER EGYPT, SON OF RE, PHARAOH SETI I FOURTH MONTH OF SEASON OF INUNDATION, DAY 1.
It was the magic and mystery of an empire long past that beautiful Erica Baron came toe explore. Innocently she cast her eyes in forbidden places and discovered the clue to a treasure beyond imagination. It was then that terror overtook her, as the most fearful curse of the ancient world and the most savagemenace of the modern one threatened to detroy her. One dangerously attractive man offered Erica hel. e offered her protectio. e offered her love. And in this strange, exotic land of seductive.
Dressed in loose-fitting white cotton shirt and slacks, Ahmed Khazzan felt reasonably relaxed. rutable workings of Allah, and his. rutable workings of Allah, and his sense of guilt abated. As a leader, he knew he had to face such episodes. During the previous evening he’d made his obligatory visit to the home of his parents. He loved his mother deeply but disapproved of her decision to stay at home to care for his invalid father.
In Robin Cook's Sphinx, a treasure more valuable than any of the glittering relics in the Valley of the Kings, hidden for centuries, is waiting to unleash its deadly curse. No one had known the great golden Pharaoh existed
In Robin Cook's Sphinx, a treasure more valuable than any of the glittering relics in the Valley of the Kings, hidden for centuries, is waiting to unleash its deadly curse. No one had known the great golden Pharaoh existed. Erica Baron, expert Egyptologist, is the first to recognize his dangerous beauty. And as others join the chase, she is the first to feel the fear. Fear of a Pharoah’s secrets. Fear of the greed and evil her discovery will unveil.
He divides his time among Florida, New Hampshire, and Boston. His most recent novels include Host, Cell, and Nano.