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The Resource Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx, Simon Brett

Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx, Simon Brett

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Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx
Title
Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx
Statement of responsibility
Simon Brett
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Yet another financial crisis at Tawcester Towers! So this time the Dowager Duchess decides to sell off the less important family possessions, which have, for a long time, been consigned to the attics of the ancestral home. Blotto and Twinks are dispatched to help the valuer as he carries out an inspection. Not much of any worth is found but then the valuer spies some Egyptian artifacts, collected by the tenth duke, Rupert the Egyptologist. In some excitement he rushes back to London to consult his reference books, leaving Blotto and Twinks alone in the attic, where they are drawn to a sarchophagus decorated with hieroglyphs. Twinks starts to translate: 'Anyone who desecrates this shrine will be visited by the Pharoah's curse ... ' - just as Blotto prises the lid off. From that moment on a series of unpleasant incidents start happening at Tawcester Towers but it is only when the Dowager Duchess's precious pug is struck down with a stomach bug that she instructs her son to sort things out and stop the accelerating sequence of disasters. It's the brainy Twinks who decide the only thing to be done is to put the genie back in the bottle and so she, together with Blotto and their trusty chauffeur Corky Froggett, undertake take the sarcophagus back to Egypt, to the Valley of the Kings as only when this is done will the effect of the Pharoah's curse be lifted
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx, Simon Brett
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781472103048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn830352834
  • (OCoLC)830352834
Label
Blotto, Twinks and the riddle of the Sphinx, Simon Brett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781472103048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn830352834
  • (OCoLC)830352834

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