Drawn by strange cries coming from the necropolis at the foot of the pyramids, Papyrus comes face to face with Anubis, the god of the dead. The jackal-headed god, angered by a rash of grave robbing, orders the young Egyptian to enter the Great Pyramid and retrieve there the heart scarab of Kheops. But the pyramid is already 1000 years old to Papyrus, and robbers have long ago desecrated it. The young boy will have to search it from top to bottom.
In the middle of the night, Princess Theti leaves the palace like a sleepwalker and rides to the Great Sphinx. Papyrus follows her to protect her, but when he finds her, she is the prisoner of the Sphinx, who is angry at the royal line for breaking their covenant and letting the sands cover the great statue. The Sphinx wants her life as sacrifice. Opposed by the evil Storm Man, Papyrus must journey to the Sacred Island to beg the gods for mercy.
Theti-Cheri, daughter of Pharaoh, and her friend and protector Papyrus are on a mission to bring back to Thebes the mummies of 10 archers, long-dead warriors of Pharaoh Sekenenra-Taa, honoured for their sacrifice against the Hyksos invaders. But the mummies lie in the desert, domain of the god Seth, and the malevolent deity will use the dead themselves in his attempts to destroy the intruders. Separated from the expedition, Papyrus and Theti-Cheri will have to fend off wave after wave of evil mummies in order to survive and carry out their sacred mission.
Thanks to a magical decoction, Papyrus travels back a century to meet the future Pharaoh, Tutankhamun, and his wife Ankhsenamon. Papyrus witnesses Tutankhamun’s murder and the sombre going-ons that follow his death. In danger, Papyrus is once again rescued by Theti-Cheri, his friend and the Pharaoh’s daughter. But before he returns to his own era, Papyrus discovers who has been looting the tombs of the Valley of the Kings.Thanks to a magical decoction, Papyrus travels back a century to meet the future Pharaoh, Tutankhamun, and his wife Ankhsenamon. Papyrus witnesses Tutankhamun’s murder and the sombre going-ons that follow his death.
This series tells the tribulations of a young fisherman, Papyrus, and the princess Theti-Cheri, daughter of the Pharaoh Merenptha, in a very precise reconstruction of old Egypt (the XIXth dynasty).Papyrus and his friend Imhotep head off for Sakkarah, where a statue must be erected to give praise to the Pharaoh. While navigating the Nile, they save an old man threatened by a crocodile. In Sakkarah, the Pharaoh’s life is threatened too: He has been poisoned. If he dies, the future will be very bleak… So our young heroes have the idea of letting the old man they saved play the role of Pharaoh, seeing as the two men look very much alike… But the deception may not last for long, and Papyrus has to find an antidote for the Pharaoh as quickly as he can!
After the dramatic events in London, Largo is on the hunt for the man who ordered the bombing that nearly killed him. But his enemy, whoever he is, has a lot of people working for him – and is always three moves ahead. And as the body count rises, Largo must also guide the Group W through the troubled waters of modern finance: high-frequency trading, anti-globalisation movements … and his own need to moralise his activities. Not an easy task among the sharks…
20 seconds to tell the difference between friend and enemy, tochoose between life and death.Poor Largo is beside himself with worry. The lovely Saidee, with whom he’s fallen madly in love, hasvanished. In fact, she’s being held prisoner by a CIA agent who’d forced her to infiltrate a fundamentalistnetwork hell-bent on blowing Winch up – but which is actually being manipulated by a Russianbusinessman... Phew. Nothing is ever simple with Largo! How is he supposed to save his love, keep hisgroup going – while also staying alive, if at all possible?
Largo is in London for a board meeting with his group’s various CEOs. At the same time, he’s negotiating with a French aeronautics firm for a deal based upon a groundbreaking new technology. But the British capital seems to be the centre of a curious convergence: people with no apparent links to each other gravitate towards Largo and his inner circle. Old lovers, new flames, intelligence agencies, terrorists... Will the billionaire recognise his true allies amidst such a tangled web?
Largo is stuck on a boat with Silky. But this isn’t the end of a James Bond story: the vessel’s a container ship that belongs to Winch’s enemy, a Georgian arms dealer who seems to be behind all the billionaire’s current problems. And the crew are armed and trigger-happy… Not entirely surprising, since this time the plot is not just about money – it’s also very personal! Poor Largo; things were so much simpler before he stopped being an orphan…
Fresh from his old pilot Freddy’s wedding, Largo is back in New York for more celebrating – the departure of one of his employees. But during the party, a Turkish national permanently retires Sir Basil with a couple of bullets. Shortly thereafter, the shooter himself is killed by a sniper before he’s had a chance to say a word. When the FBI finally gets involved, they come with accusations of gun trafficking and hiring assassins… Accusations levelled at Largo himself!