The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Victorian-British-tourist-001Delighted to announce I’ll be appearing at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology on WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29, at 6pm to talk about the Gideon Smith books and how Egypt held such a fascination for Victorians. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Here’s the blurb from the Petrie’s website:

DAVID BARNETT: GIDEON SMITH AND FANTASY EGYPT IN VICTORIAN LONDON

Date: Wednesday 29 October | Time: 6-8pm. Doors open 6pm & talk starts 6.30pm. | Location: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology | Price: Free. Book via eventbrite: http://gideonsmith.eventbrite.co.uk | Age group: Over 16. |

Join writer David Barnett in conversation on his Gideon Smith alternate history books. His first book in the series Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl takes the reader on a journey from Victorian Whitby to London down the Nile in Egypt where the reality behind Penny Dreadfuls and heroes of Empire becomes more clear.

020 7679 4138 | events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk

 

You can also book your (FREE, remember!) tickets via Eventbrite.

 

 

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