My Name Is Raphael Ignatius Phoenix And I Am A Hundred Years Old Or Will Be In Ten Days Time, In The Early Hours Of January 1st, 2000, When I Kill Myself Raphael Ignatius Phoenix Has Had Enough Born At The Beginning Of The 20th Century, He Is Determined To Take His Own Life As The Old Millennium Ends And The New One Begins But Before He Ends It All, He Wants To Get His Affairs In Order And Put The Record Straight, And That Includes Making Sense Of His Own Long Life A Life That Spanned The Century He Decides To Write It All Down And, Eschewing The Usual Method Of Pen And Paper, Begins To Record His Story On The Walls Of The Isolated Castle That Is His Final Home Beginning With A Fateful First Adventure With Emily, The Childhood Friend Who Would Become His Constant Companion, Raphael Remembers The Multitude Of Experiences, The Myriad Encounters And, Of Course, The Ten Murders He Committed Along The Way.And So Begins One Man S Wholly Unorthodox Account Of The Twentieth Century Or Certainly His Own Riotous, Often Outrageous, Somewhat Unreliable And Undoubtedly Singular Interpretation Of It.
He was educated at Merchant Taylors School and St John s College, Cambridge, where he won a Joseph Larmor Award and a boxing blue His novels have been translated into 33 languages and are set mainly in Egypt, where he worked for many years as a field archaeologist, notably with the Amarna Royal Tombs Project in the Valley of the Kings Among other finds, he unearthed the only items of pharaonic
- 368 pages
- The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix
- Paul Sussman
- 05 April 2018 Paul Sussman