Sphinx (novel)

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Sphinx
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First edition (US)
AuthorRobin Cook
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreThriller
PublisherPutnam (US)
Macmillan (UK)
Publication date
1979
Media typePrint (paperback & hardback)
ISBN0-330-26088-X
OCLC16496298
Preceded byComa 
Followed byBrain 

Sphinx is a 1979 novel by Robin Cook. It follows a young American Egyptologist named Erica Baron, on a working vacation in Egypt, who stumbles into a dangerous vortex of intrigue after seeing an ancient Egyptian statue of Seti I in a Cairo market.[1] Cook's third novel, it is one of the few not centered on medicine.[2]

In 1981, the novel was adapted into the film Sphinx starring Lesley-Anne Down as Erica and Frank Langella as Ahmed Khazzan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sphinx". google.com.
  2. ^ Fabrikant, Geraldine (January 21, 1996). "TALKING MONEY WITH: DR. ROBIN COOK". The New York Times. Retrieved February 22, 2017.