Esau by Philip Kerr

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The accidental discovery of a mysterious fossil skull unleashes a political and scientific struggle as a paleoanthropologist tries to confirm that the skull represents proof of a missing link, while in the Punjab, two nuclear powers draw ever closer to war. 100,000 first printing.

About Philip Kerr

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Philip Kerr is the author of The Grid, Esau, the Berlin Noir trilogy, A Philosophical Investigation, and many other books. He and his wife live in London.
Published October 10, 1996 by Chatto & Windus. 356 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Romance, Crime. Fiction

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So as Jack and Swift, together with their crew of scientists and Sherpas, head upcountry to the treacherous Machhapuchhare and the yeti's footprints, CASTORP prepares to execute his mission, and anyone who gets in its way.

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AFTER DISCOVERING A HUMANLIKE skull in a Himalayan ice cave, mountaineer Jack Furness presents the find to his girlfriend, who is stunned, delighted, thrilled!

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