Esau [Philip Kerr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The accidental discovery of a mysterious fossil skull unleashes a political and scientific. An electrifying discovery in the high Himalayas sends a group of scientists— complete with the requisite bad apple— scurrying for traces of the. Esau by Philip Kerr – book cover, description, publication history.

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Esau by Philip Kerr

Fsau by Philip Kerr. Whether you believe in something like the yeti or a sasquatch, this was a good, fun read and left you wondering I needed a book to read and plucked this from my shelf and began to read immediately and at first I didn’t like it that much.

Not everyone on the journey is who or what they say they are! It is well constructed, logical in development, and an easy read. He also wrote young adult books under the name P. Jun 24, Rosie rated it liked it. Overall a very good premise in a well written novel with some deep flaws that mar this one pretty deeply.

The mystery gets resolved and the unexpected conclusion is neat, if you can forgive some convenient lucky breaks. This is Swift’s big chance for academic fame, so she begins investigating the skull and putting together a grant application for an expedition to the Himalayas.


Clinging to the Southwest face of Annapurna, the climber cuts another handhold.

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Archived from the original on 7 November It interwove science with adventure and was a great piece of fiction.

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I’m good with fantasy but somehow the intrusion of a yeti into a technothriller was just too goofy for me. Fast forward to the year I was 22 then.

That really says something, since I rarely read Fiction. A fun and enjoyable read, a modern take on the Yeti of the Himalayas. And with the expedition to go back to the mountains in an attempt to find something more we get a spy story thrown into the mix that I felt could have been left out.

Very interesting and thought provoking hypothesis. Such a hunt in the Himalayas has in itself enough potential danger and interest to make a worthwhile subject for a thriller without the political element introduced here, and the activities of the CIA agent seem to me to detract from Esau as a whole. The Crime Writers’ Association. Glad I bought the hardbound version off the clearance rack for five bucks. Of course, they mount an expedition to search out the origin of the skull and the story takes off from there.

An Anthology of Antipathy. Kerr died of cancer on 23 March and is survived by his wife and children.


And in a lab on the Berkeley campus, a paleoanthropologist learns that what she took to be a fossil find of the first order is in fact the scientific discovery of a lifetime — proof of an alternate line of hominid development. Retrieved 25 March krr Could have been worse. This article is about the British novelist. Suddenly everything goes still — then eaau mountain roars, shaking loose its killing load, tumbling the climber before it. Call it what you will.

Bernie Gunther convinced me to pick this up thrift store style but that cynical German bastard sold me a bill of goods. This was about finding Yeti!

Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as an advertising copywriter. When he returns to the States, he gives it to a friend and occasional lover who also happens to be a researcher into human evolution. Right, back to my project; you see the Sasquatch gives off these pheromones, which are irresistible to Chupacabras, but the Mummy, boy is he ripped, seriously, I mean, ladies fan your faces Not dissapointing just not as satisfying as it could have been.

Busse, III rated it it was amazing Shelves: