The archeaologist Howard Carter toiled in Egypt for three decades with little success. Under the sponsorship of Lord Carnarvon, he spent seven years searching the Valley of the Kings for the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamen. Yet by November of 1922, Carter's luck was running out.
Literary giants like Ernest Hemingway and Charles Dickens usually reside upstairs in the Literature and Fiction Department. However, many notable novelists have written travelogues documenting a particular country at a