A Mummy in a Modern City – the presentation
I’ve posted my presentation to the Monstrous Antiquities: Archaeology and the Uncanny in Popular Culture conference at University College London on my website. Here is a bite and a link:
Good afternoon. I’m Louis Greenberg, much more a fiction writer than an academic, and I’ll be reading an extract from my short story, “Akhenaten Goes to Paris” then chatting briefly about the ideas behind it.
The story appears in The Book of the Dead, which was published by Jurassic London and launched the other night. It’s apparently the first-ever anthology of original mummy stories and is written by a great selection of current talent, so you should get hold of a copy.
“Akhenaten Goes to Paris”
Uncle Menny assured me that there wouldn’t be a problem getting onto the plane. ‘Just smile and act normal and they’ll wave you through,’ he said. I don’t think Uncle Menny’s travelled for a long time.