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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A fossil from a long-ago era, it is neither ape nor man. There was a problem adding your email address.

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

Eine Expedition ist schnell zusammengestellt, doch auch andere Parteien verfolgen ein bestimmtes Interesse im Schatten des Annapurnas Sep 28, John rated it liked it.

And by the end, I was astounded. I was actually drawn to the cover, though mine looks a bit different from the picture of the cover seen above.

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Hot rock climbing dude and hot female scientist don’t really want to admit they are in love with each other but end up doing so anyway go to the Himalayas to find the yeti. Very interesting and thought provoking hypothesis.


Views Read Edit View history. 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 Glad I bought the hardbound version off the clearance rack for five bucks.

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But from there the story goes downhill: The CIA is involved, towards the end of the novel we learn that a downed spy sat crashed in the yeti living space, and that it must be recovered.

Aug 05, Ian rated it liked it Recommended to Ian by: An entertaining holiday read rather than anything profound but well written for its genre.


Overall a very good premise in a well written novel with some deep flaws that mar this one pretty deeply. Retrieved 25 March Suddenly everything goes still — then the mountain roars, shaking loose its killing load, tumbling the In his most dazzling thriller to date, Philip Kerr spins a tale of high adventure in which science, politics, and human frailty combine to take us on a stunning foray into the nature of man.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There was even talk of a Disney movie around the time it came out.

I kept thinking, really? Could have been worse. If you’ve enjoyed any Michael Crichton you’re sure to enjoy this. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as an advertising copywriter.

He studied at the University of Birmingham from togaining a master’s degree in law and philosophy.

Esau by Philip Kerr

The name had to be changed shortly before publication, when the publishers discovered there was already a novel with the same title, also about Reinhard Heydrich, by author Harry Turtledove.

Retrieved 30 March But towards the middle of it it picked up. No eBook available Amazon.

It interwove science with adventure and was a great piece of fiction. He also wrote children’s books under the name P.

The climbing sequences sound convincing, but I have no esaau knowledge of this area.