The Mars Mystery: A Warning from History that Could Save Life on Earth

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Penguin, 1998 - Curiosities and wonders - 374 pages
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First published in 1998 by Michael Joseph, this is an investigation into the true antiquity and origins of human civilisation. Was there life on Mars? Is there a link between the pyramids on Mars and in Egypt? What was the giant comet that killed Mars 20,000 years ago? What can we learn from the catastrophic history of our twin planet?

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Author and journalist Graham Hancock was an East African correspondent for the Economist and covered the Ogaden war between Somalia and Ethiopia for the London Sunday Times. Hancock has written a number of books, among them African Ark: Peoples of the Horn, Lords of Poverty, (which earned an honorable mention for the H.L. Mencken Award for outstanding book of journalism in 1990), Journey Through Pakistan, and the international bestseller The Sign and the Seal, which documents Hancock's real-life quest for the lost Ark of the Covenant. Also the author of the top bestseller, Fingerprints of the Gods, Hancock has appeared on television with Michael Palin in his Pole to Pole series. He has also made appearances on the BBC, CNN, and the National Geographic's Explorer series to discuss stories related to his book The Sign and the Seal.

Robert Bauval is an author, lecturer, and Ancient Egypt researcher, best known for his Orion Correlation Theory. Bauval was born in Alexandria, Egypy. He attended the Franciscan College in Buckinghamshire, England. He has spent most of his engineering career living and working in the Middle East and Africa as a construction engineer. In late 1992 Bauval contacted Adrian Gilbert; they went on to write The Orion Mystery together, which became an international bestseller. He has also co-authored three books with Graham Hancock, Breaking The Mirror Of Heaven: The Conspiracy To Suppress The Voice Of Ancient Egypt with Ahmed Osman and 2 books with Thomas Brophy including Imhotep the African: Architect of the Cosmos.

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