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Motel of the Mysteries

David Macaulay

Motel of the Mysteries

by David Macaulay

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) David Macaulay.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14902043M
    ISBN 10009140651X
    OCLC/WorldCa16497691

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Set nearly two millenia after the destruction of the U.S., (apparently by being buried under a junk mail explosion) it describes the excavation of a motel, as interpretted by archeologist Howard Carson/5.

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It's actually a 20th-century hotel room.Motel of the Mysteries, written in after the – exhibition of the Tutankhamun relics in the U.S., concerns the discovery by future archaeologists of an American motel and their ingenious interpretation of the building and its contents as a funerary and temple complex.

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