History Literature / AmeliaPeabody

31st May '16 5:46:06 AM Doug86
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The Amelia Peabody series starts in the VictorianBritain but runs through UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and into TheRoaringTwenties, so far. Over this time, she and her husband have founded a BadassFamily and QuirkyHousehold, the Emersons, that is the core of a bi-ethnic (English/Egyptian) example of TheClan. In addition to Peabody and Emerson, the Emerson family includes:

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The Amelia Peabody series starts in the VictorianBritain but runs through UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and into TheRoaringTwenties, so far. Over this time, she and her husband have founded a BadassFamily and QuirkyHousehold, the Emersons, that is the core of a bi-ethnic (English/Egyptian) example of TheClan. In addition to Peabody and Emerson, the Emerson family includes:
11th Apr '16 2:39:03 PM aye_amber
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The Emersons have several friends who fit this class. Howard Carter, who found the tomb of Tutankhamun, appears a lot, and T. E. Lawrence (LawrenceOfArabia) shows up at least twice. Emerson has a particular dislike for fellow Egyptologist Flinders Petrie, possibly because Petrie is the RealLife model for Emerson and the fellow who in Real History developed many of the archaeological principles and techniques Amelia credits Emerson with devising.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The Emersons have several friends who fit this class. Howard Carter, who found the tomb of Tutankhamun, appears a lot, and T. E. Lawrence (LawrenceOfArabia) (Film/LawrenceOfArabia) shows up at least twice. Emerson has a particular dislike for fellow Egyptologist Flinders Petrie, possibly because Petrie is the RealLife model for Emerson and the fellow who in Real History developed many of the archaeological principles and techniques Amelia credits Emerson with devising.
20th Feb '16 12:21:09 PM CorporalPie
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* IResembleThatRemark: ""I never raise my voice," Emerson bellowed. A ghostly echo came rolling back from the depths of the tomb, as if the king's spirit were objecting to being awakened."
15th Jan '16 7:37:41 PM LupineMoon
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* Family Eye Resemblance: This is what allows Sennia to be passed off as Ramses' child


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* TasteOfTheLash: Percy does this to Ramses
15th Jan '16 7:31:00 PM LupineMoon
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* TitleDrop: In several of the novels
14th Jan '16 1:06:07 PM LupineMoon
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* Foreshadowing: Nefret says that Sethos "treated her like an indulgent uncle" during "He Shall Thunder in the Sky." We find out later in the book that Sethos is Emerson's illegitimate half-brother
14th Jan '16 7:13:21 AM LupineMoon
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* AccidentalMisnaming: A cab driver calls Ramses "Brother of Curses" in He Shall Thunder in the Sky.
13th Jan '16 2:29:12 PM LupineMoon
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* IdiotBall: Everyone at one time or another.
12th Jan '16 7:25:27 PM LupineMoon
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* TemptingFate: In "Falcon at the Portal" Nefret asks Lia in a letter, "What could Percy do to hurt Ramses?" They find out very quickly.
12th Jan '16 8:59:30 AM LupineMoon
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* CommutingOnABus: Karl von Borg, Sethos



* PutOnABus: Percy Emerson and the Frasers

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* PutOnABus: Percy Emerson Emerson, the Frasers, Mary and the FrasersKarl von Borg
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