The Elderly Lady’s Elephant
The biography of Cleopatra’s Needle.
A story of earthquakes, war, politics, and storms. Starring several Pharaohs, Napoleon Bonaparte, a Scots general who served from Burma to the Balkans and Canada to the Crimea, the surgeon who championed the Turkish Bath in Britain, the civil engineer who built the first railway in China, and his brother who once lived in a tomb by the Pyramids.
With added pyramids, sphinxes, camels, the bridge with seven statues of Sekhmet, the Mummy’s Curse, and Browning’s Invisible Preservative.
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