I was fascinated by Egypt from the first time I read about mummification procedures (I was 9, I think? Also a weird child.). So for me, it was definitely that intrigue that caused me to pick up the books. Interesting article though: http://www.unmuseum.org/mummyth.htm “Your trousers are on fire. I would have told you, but you so dislike advice...” What are other memorable moments? As a small fandom, there are few fics to be found, but that doesn't mean there are no good fics. Please feel free to share others in the comments. The title is misleading, but this is an interesting little video from 2010. Peters notes two aspects of her books that make them appealing: humor and vicarious adventure. What other aspects of the books appeal to you? Do you find that your reasons for rea... One of Elizabeth Peters' inspirations, Edwards was an early female Egyptologist.