By Lionel Davidson
Casper Laing, the younger, fiery and remarkable Professor of Semitic Languages, is requested to decipher an historic parchment present in Israel. Piecing jointly its mysterious fragments, his translation quickly unearths instructions to a shrouded place. Believed to be the key hiding position of the real Menorah, an historical and invaluable Jewish candelabrum, the Jordanians and Israelis commence a frantic race to say the prize. Surrounded through violent and treacherous competitors, Casper is enjoined on a dangerous event deep into the burning Negev barren region. some distance to Shiloh (1966), Lionel Davidson's 3rd novel, was once a publication Society selection and received the Crime Writers' organization Gold Dagger Award in addition to the Crime Critics' Award for top mystery of the yr. released within the united states because the Menorah males, it was once a no. 1 bestseller on each side of the Atlantic. It additional cemented his recognition as one of many pre-eminent style writers of his new release, and used to be defined by means of the mum or dad as 'first-rate' and by means of the recent York occasions as 'a supple savour which studying, wit and elegance are fantastically integrated.'
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