The Green Mummy

The Green Mummy

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by Fergus Hume
     
 

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This early work by Fergus Hume was originally published in 1908 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Green Mummy' is a tale of missing emeralds, murder, and a mummy. Fergusson Wright Hume was born on 8th July 1859 in England, the second son of Dr. James Hume. The family migrated to New Zealand where Fergus was enrolled at Otago

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This early work by Fergus Hume was originally published in 1908 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Green Mummy' is a tale of missing emeralds, murder, and a mummy. Fergusson Wright Hume was born on 8th July 1859 in England, the second son of Dr. James Hume. The family migrated to New Zealand where Fergus was enrolled at Otago Boys' High School, and later continued his legal and literary studies at the University of Otago. Hume returned to England in 1888 where he resided in London for a few years until moving to the Essex countryside. There he published over 100 novels, mainly in the mystery fiction genre, though none had the success of his début work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846370045
Publisher:
Echo Library
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Fergus Hume was born Fergusson Wright Hume July 8, 1859 in England. At the age of 3 his family immigrated to New Zealand where he grew up and was educated, being admitted to the bar in 1885. He moved to Melbourne Australia where he tried unsuccessfully to be a playwright. Switching to mystery novels he wrote The Mystery of the Hansom Cab which became the best selling mystery novel of the 19th Century. Returning to England in 1888 he wrote more than 100 short stories and novels including The Silent House, The Secret Passage and Red Money. He continued writing into the 30's dying on July 12, 1932.

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Green Mummy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A strange tale of a dead body in place of the expected mummy. Quite a thriller.
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A stellar who- done- it. Very absorbing. All Fergus Hume books are fantastic.
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