Return of the sphinx

by Hugh MacLennan

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada in Toronto

Written in English
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For some years MacLennan has been the most popular Canadian novelist, and this is his first novel since the successful The Watch That Ends The Night.

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Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D., a tenured faculty member at Boston University, earned his doctorate in geology and geophysics at Yale University. Known for his research on the Sphinx, he is the author of several books, including Forgotten an-born Robert Bauval began studying Egyptology in Brand: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company.I want to do a search across all fields and return the title of the books that contain my search term.

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