Amara by Richard Laymon [2003 U.K. HARDCOVER]

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Amara by Richard Laymon [subsequently republished under the title To Wake the Dead]


First book club edition; smaller facsimile of the true UK First Edition.

Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.

Shelf wear and a touch of fading to an overall very attractive dust jacket;  now housed in a HQ protective mylar jacket.

Book itself is excellent; gilded clean black cloth boards. Tight clean text block. Reads perfectly w/ some tanning to pages.

Amara, Princess of Egypt, lies in her coffin in the Charles Wood museum. She's been dead for 4000 years. Or has she? Barney, the nightwatchman, is the first to discover the mummy's coffin has been broken open. It seems grave-robbers are at work, so it's a pity that Barney can't tell the authorities - the dead can't testify to anything. Now Amara is free again and nothing can kill her...