Bio: Author Ellen Larson based her story on the legend of Prometheus, who,
according to the Greek myth, gave science and writing to humankind. Her
"Author's Apology," included in the book, provides a review of Prometheus in art and literature.
Ellen Larson went to college in Vermont, lived in upstate New York for a
while, spent a few years in London, England, and has been in Cairo, Gypt
since 1989. Her mystery series, featuring The Hatch and Brood of Time, and Unfold the Evil, is set in her hometown of Haworth, NJ. Find out more about her doing at: www.enkidu.info
A wide-eyed paleographer from Antares arrives on the Greek isles to study ancient inscriptions with a sharp-tongued communications professor. Blundering through the lexical labyrinth, they discover love among the runes, until one gloss too many uncovers a thread of deception thatleads straight to disaster for both their planets. Will the amiable alien save the day by revealing his semantic secrets, or will the censorious Antarans throw the book at him? Will the professor of pictographs see the l... more info>>