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Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1)

Amelia Peabody series #1

by Elizabeth Peters

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Mysterious Press in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not only inherited her father"s fortune, but she is also blessed with his strong will as well. Now she"s headed for Cairo, accompanied by a girl with a tarnished past, to indulge her passion for Egyptology. Little did she know that murder and a homicidal mummy lay in wait for her.

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Peters
SeriesAn Amelia Peabody story
The Physical Object
Pagination262p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24981035M
ISBN 100445406518

I first read Crocodile on the Sandbank more than 20 years ago, and fell in love with Amelia Peabody, Emerson, and the rest of the gang. I’ve thought fondly of the book ever since, but managed to forget the title and the author. Finally, in I did some searches on the web and discovered not only the author’s name – Elizabeth Peters – but also the fact that the book is just the first. Crocodile on the Sandbank. Home; Recorded Books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Our RBdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content types—including audiobooks, video, magazines, eBooks, education, and entertainment—all in .

# in Books > Books on CD > Literature & Fiction > Unabridged I am always wanting new, entertaining books to read. So, when a friend recommended Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody mysteries (starting with "Crocodile on the Sandbank"), I jumped right someone else pointed out, the mystery aspect of Crocodile on the Sandbank is not the File Size: KB.   Book Trailer for Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters.

The first book in the series, Crocodile on the Sandbank, was first published in Initially intended as a standalone novel, Peters did not write a sequel for six years. As the author was juggling several book series written under two pseudonyms, the Amelia Peabody series progressed slowly at first, with new installments published Author: Elizabeth Peters. Set in , this is the first installment in what has become a beloved bestselling series. At thirty-two, strong-willed Amelia Peabody, a self-proclaimed spinster, decides to use her ample inheritance to indulge her passion, Egyptology. On her way to Egypt, Amelia encounters a young woman named Evelyn Barton-Forbes. The two become fast friends and travel on together, encountering mysteries.


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She is a heroine for all inCrocodile on the Sandbank presents the first person account of Amelia Peabody, 32, unmarried and independent after inheriting her father's estate. Amelia is sharp, witty, wryly humorous, and very intelligent.5/5(5). Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody) by Peters, Elizabeth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Crocodile On The Crocodile on the Sandbank book () About book: Reviewed for THC ReviewsIt has been many years since I've read a mystery story, and I wasn't quite sure if I would still like them as much as I had in my youth.

Either I do, or I simply chose the right book with which to renew that genre interest, because I found Crocodile on the Sandbank to be an enjoyable read.4/5(2). Crocodile on the Sandbank by Barbara Mertz, (whose pseudonym is Elizabeth Peters) is the first of her Amelia Peabody series of a Victorian era woman learning the science of Egyptology.

Amelia Peabody had no intention of becoming an Egyptologist. Rather, she is much more interested in doing the things that she would like to do. Crocodile on the Sandbank: The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 1 (Audio Download): Elizabeth Peters, Barbara Rosenblat, Recorded Books: : Audible/5().

CROCODILE ON THE SANDBANK User Review - Kirkus The period setting Miss Peters uses this time is to her advantage since she always was more then than now, and this follows in 5/5(2). Praise for Elizabeth Peters and Crocodile on the Sandbank"A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key." -Washington Post Book World"Grand views of Egyptian antiquities a sparkling series." -Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review/5(3).

Free download or read online Crocodile on the Sandbank pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Elizabeth Peters. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5.

Crocodile on the Sandbank is the first book in quite a large series of novels featuring a rather upper class, Victorian lady called Amelia Peabody, she has a passion for Egyptology and Archaeology and after inheriting some money from her late father she decides to indulge her passion on a grand tour trip to Rome and then on to Cairo and the /5().

Crocodile on the Sandbank. Slight foxing to edge. Wear and tear to edges of D/J. Price clipped to D/J. When Amelia Peabody's domineering old father finally died, her.

Praise for Elizabeth Peters and Crocodile on the Sandbank "A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key." -Washington Post Book World "Grand views of Egyptian antiquities a sparkling series." -Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review/5().

Crocodile on the Sandbank The character of Amelia was much to my taste and Barbara Rosenblat brought all the characters to life, I was hooked.

9 people found this helpful. Crocodile on the Sandbank This is a wonderful book. There is a problem, however. Barbara Rosenblatt should be the narrator. She was the first voice to give life to Amelia Peabody. To listen to another, less talented reader, who gives very little differentiation to the characters is very unsatisfying.

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Praise for Elizabeth Peters and Crocodile on the Sandbank "A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key." -Washington Post Book World "Grand views of Egyptian antiquities a sparkling series." -Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review/5(42).

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We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(10). ― Elizabeth Peters, quote from Crocodile on the Sandbank “my nature does not lend itself to the meekness required of a wife in our society.

I could not endure a man who would let himself be ruled by me, and I would not endure a man who tried to rule me.”.

The book’s title, Crocodile on the Sandbank, comes from a poem written on an ancient papyrus Walter translates in the course of the story, and it seems to represent the danger that lies between a lover and his beloved, as well as the courage the lover shows in risking that crocodile to reach his beloved.

This dynamic broadens and reverberates through the entire series, as Amelia and .I loved reading the whole Amelia Peabody series in order, I got enthralled by the very first book, Crocodile on the Sandbank written by Elizabeth Peters, and then read every consecutive novel until the last one, the 19th in the series called A River in the Sky.

Elizabeth Peters (real name Barbara Mertz) intended to continue the Amelia Peabody series, however, she passed away in August