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Name  Paul Sussman

Role  Author
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Died  May 31, 2012, London, United Kingdom
Books  The Last Secret of the Temple, The lost army of Cambyses, The Labyrinth of Osiris, The Hidden Oasis, The Final Testimony of Rapha

Paul Nicholas Sussman (11 July 1966 in Beaconsfield – 31 May 2012 in London) was a best-selling English author, archaeologist and journalist. His novels have been described as "the intelligent reader's answer to The Da Vinci Code" by The Independent.

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Biography

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Paul Sussman was the only son of Stanley, a sales manager for a textile manufacturer, and Sue, an actress-turned-psychoanalyst. After a few years in Hampstead the family moved to Northwood in north-west London. Paul was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he won a Joseph Larmor Award and a boxing blue. His novels have been translated into 33 languages and are set mainly in Egypt, where he worked for many years as a field archaeologist, notably with the Amarna Royal Tombs Project in the Valley of the Kings.

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Among other finds, at Tomb KV56, in the Valley of the Kings, he unearthed the only items of pharaonic jewellery to have been excavated in the Valley since the discovery of Tutankhamun in 1922. As a journalist he was a long-time contributor to the The Big Issue, where he won a Periodical Publishers Association Columnist of the Year Award for his satirical "In The News" column. He also wrote for, among others, The Independent, The Guardian, The Evening Standard, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, Cosmopolitan and CNN.com.

Death

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On 31 May 2012 Paul died suddenly after suffering a ruptured aneurysm. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Fiction

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  • The Lost Army of Cambyses (2002)
  • The Last Secret of the Temple (2005)
  • The Hidden Oasis (2009)
  • The Labyrinth of Osiris (June 2012)
  • The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix (2014)
  • Non-fiction

  • The Ultimate Encyclopaedia of the Movies (1994) (Contributor)
  • Death by Spaghetti...: Bizarre, Baffling and Bonkers True: Stories from In The News (1996)
  • References

    Paul Sussman Wikipedia


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