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The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips
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Jan 15, 08

Read in June, 2006

A beautifully written mystery about an insane, egomaniacal archaeolgist. It's got a bit of a Pale Fire nod to it, but easier to parse than Nobokov. Very different than Phillips' first novel Prague, but perhaps even more enjoyable. Both novels deal with self-deception, but in vastly different ways.
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