Paul C. Rollins’ New Biography ‘Letters From the Sphinx’ Describes One Man’s Pursuit of Self That Leads Him Across Three Continents

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updated: May 18, 2021

Recent release ‘Letters from the Sphinx’ from Covenant Books author Paul C. Rollins is a historical account that relates the extraordinary journey of the William Allens based on original journals, diary entries, letters and photographs.

Paul C. Rollins, a former college writing instructor and a former officer of the Altadena (CA) Historical Society, has completed his new book, “Letters from the Sphinx”: an intriguing tale that reveals the life of an Old World family, the encounters they had in the span of a century, and their exploits across three continents.

Paul writes, “Spanning one hundred years and three continents, Letters from the Sphinx tells the story of the William Allens, an Old World family swept up in a New World sea of change. Incorporating sources from the United Kingdom and Egypt; previously unpublished diaries, photographs, and letters held in private collections; and journals housed at the Huntington Library, the biography describes one man’s desperate pursuit of self that takes him from England to Egypt and back again before he sets sail, sick and alone, for Southern California. His story—and that of his wife and children—unfolds in unexpected ways against the backdrop of the San Gabriel Valley at a time when the foothills were a riot of golden poppies and the earth was untilled and bursting with opportunity.”

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Paul C. Rollins’ new book is a fascinating account that looks into life in a new American Eden in nineteenth century California.

Readers can purchase “Letters from the Sphinx” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.

Source: Covenant Books

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