The Ring of Thoth and Other Tales

The Ring of Thoth and Other Tales

Audio CD(Unabridged CD)

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Overview

In "The Ring of Thoth," Mr. John Vansittart Smith, a British student of Egyptology, goes to the Egyptian Room of the Louvre to study. There he meets a curious looking attendant, but he is otherwise alone in the great hall. Not long afterwards, the quiet surroundings and his inability to concentrate cause him to drift off to sleep. When Smith wakes, it is the middle of the night and he is locked inside the darkened museum. Soon he becomes aware that someone else is there, too. A mysterious figure holding a light has come into the hall and opened the case of one of the mummies. Smith realizes that it is the attendant that he saw earlier in the day, and as he watches from the shadows, he becomes involved in the extraordinary story of the ring of Thoth.

In addition to "The Ring of Thoth," this collection of short stories by the masterful Arthur Conan Doyle contains "The Captain of the Polestar," "J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement," "The Great Kleinplatz Experiment," "The Man from Archangel," "That Little Square Box," "John Huxford's Hiatus," "A Literary Mosaic," "John Barrington Cowles," and "Elias B. Hopkins."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400110889
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date: 06/15/2009
Series: Tantor Unabridged Classics
Edition description: Unabridged CD
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), a Scottish writer whose works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and nonfiction, is best known as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes.

John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks. His recent television appearances include CIA: Masters of Deception on the Discovery Channel, and his recent film work includes The Land and The Inn Outside the World.

Date of Birth:

May 22, 1859

Date of Death:

July 7, 1930

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Crowborough, Sussex, England

Education:

Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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