THE POMPEII SCROLL by Jacqueline La Tourrette

THE POMPEII SCROLL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Archaeologist Joyce searches, and searches, for a cinerary urn with a rare Etruscan scroll sealed within it -- its history corroborated by young and attentive Antonio who knew that it was sold by his great-great-great grandfather to a British collector. It was subsequently stolen and last seen sixteen years ago although now it attracts further interest -- and casualties (three). Even if you can read the handwriting on the vase, this is several footfalls ahead of the genre and well written within it.

Pub Date: Feb. 25th, 1974
Publisher: Delacorte