The Mask of Troy

The Mask of Troy

Book - 2010
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Jack Howard becomes part of a terrifying legacy and a race against time, in the action-packed new adventure from bestselling author David Gibbins.

Greece. 1876. Heinrich Schliemann, the great archaeologist, raises the Mask of Agamemnon and makes a mind-blowing discovery. Determined to keep it a secret until the time is right, he then dies. Germany. 1945. The liberation of a concentration camp reveals clues to lost antiquities stolen by the Nazis. But the operation is covered up after a deadly secret surfaces. Northern Aegean. Present day. Marine archaeologist Jack Howard discovers a shipwreck with ancient inscriptions that indicate the galley is part of the war fleet of Agamemnon, king of the Greeks. When Jack's daughter finds a drawing made by a concentration camp survivor that holds a clue to Schliemann's secret, Jack becomes embroiled in a desperate chase across Europe against a ruthless enemy...

Publisher: London : Headline, 2010
ISBN: 9780755353958
Branch Call Number: FIC Gibbi 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 402 p. :,map


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Ocean-archaeologist Jack Howard races time to preserve ancient artifacts from those who would use them for evil.

StratfordLibrary Mar 22, 2013

Blind Date With A Book comment: "I'd go out with jack Howard again! Grew on me as the story developed."

DanniOcean Jul 23, 2010

Reviewed in Stratford Gazette

Lots of historical detail, and a cracker of an adventurous ending

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