Mystery of the Whispering Mummy (Alfred Hitchcock Books)

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9780001601468: Mystery of the Whispering Mummy (Alfred Hitchcock Books)

When Ra-Orkon, a 3,000-year-old mummy, begins to whisper strange words in an ancient Egyptian tongue, the Three Investigators are determined to find out the facts: Why is he speaking? What is he saying? And how is the horrible curse of Ra-Orkon about to be fulfilled?

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Originally published in hardcover beginning in 1964, these classicmystery/adventure stories feature three boys--Jupiter Jones, Pete Crenshaw, and Bob Andrews--who establish a detective firm with the motto "We Investigate Anything!" Perfect for summer reading, these suspenseful action stories will appeal to both boys and girls.

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Jupiter Jones wasn't the type to believe in legendary curses or evil spirits.

As leader of The Three Investigators, Jupiter prided himself on his logical mind.  So he was very calm when he examined the mummy that Professor Yarborough had brought back from Egypt.  That dreadful ancient curse--death to anyone who disturbed the mummy's rest--didn't bother him at all.

That is, it didn't bother him until he looked up at the professor's butler.  The butler's eyes had suddenly widened in alarm.

"Look out, sir," he yelled.  "Look out!"

The butler hurled himself at the professor as a huge statue of the Egyptian jackal god came crashing down upon them!

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Published by Collins (1968)
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