By Charles Finch

ISBN-10: 1429980702

ISBN-13: 9781429980708

Charles Lenox, Member of Parliament, units sail on a clandestine venture for the govt.. while an officer is savagely murdered, even if, Lenox is drawn towards his previous career, decided to trap one other killer.

1873 is a dangerous time within the dating among France and England. while a string of English spies is located useless on French soil, the specter of all-out conflict activates executive officers to invite Charles Lenox to go to the newly-dug Suez Canal on a mystery mission.

Once he's on board the Lucy, in spite of the fact that, Lenox unearths himself utilizing no longer his new abilities of international relations yet his outdated ones: the ship's moment lieutenant is located lifeless at the voyage's first evening, his physique cruelly abused. The ship's captain begs the briefly retired detective to hitch looking for a legal. Lenox reveals the path, yet within the claustrophobic surroundings on board, the place no one can come or move and everybody is a suspect, he has to race opposed to the subsequent crime—and additionally desire he won't be the victim.

At as soon as a compulsive homicide secret, a undercover agent tale, and an intimate and pleased trip with the Victorian army, this ebook exhibits that irrespective of how some distance Lenox strays from his previous lifestyles, it is going to regularly get back to discover him.

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6. Aitken, R. , The Binary Stars, Dover Publications, New York, 1964, pp. 240-1. The account of Sirius extends from p. 237 to p. 241. 7. 'Multiplicity of the Sirius System,' art. cit. (see above, Note 2). 8. Mass Loss and Evolution in Close Binaries, Copenhagen University, 1970, pp. 190-4. ) 9. Op. cit. (Note 6 above). 10. Op. cit. (Note 3 above) Chapter 33. 11. See for instance the book Interstellar Communication, op. cit. (Note 1 above), an anthology with contributions from nineteen astronomers and scientists.

13. , p. 92. 14. , p. no. 15. , pp. 232-5. 16. Op. cit. (Note 3 above), pp. 440-64. 17. Ibid. 18. See for instance Pritchard, J. , Ancient Near Eastern Texts relating to the Old Testament, Princeton University Press, 1955, p. 42, the introductory remarks to trans, of 'The Deluge' and also pp. 93-5, account of the Flood. 19. , 'Un Systeme Soudanais de Sirius', Journal de la Societe des Africainistes, Tome XX, Fascicule 1, 1950, pp. 273-94. An English translation of this article follows Chapter One in this book.

The Sirius system is depicted on the chequered blanket called koso wala, 'coloured picture', consisting of ten sequences made up of some thirty rectangles coloured alternately indigo and white which symbolize, respectively, darkness and light, earth and sky, and, in Bambara mythology, Pemba and Faro. Scattered throughout there are twentythree rectangles with different patterns of small stripes placed in the direction of the thread, alternating the indigo, white and red. Twenty of them represent stars or constellations; the other three respectively represent the rainbow, hailstones and rain.

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