While Hatshepsut, Egypt's only woman Pharoah, was considered a god, Gedge portrays her as very much a human being in this fine historical tale.
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This is as fine a novel as anyone would want to read.” Columbus Ohio Dispatch
Epic accounts of feasts and festivals, and a steady flow of details related to life in ancient Thebes . . . the sunny, sweating world of [Egypt] in filmic splendour.” Vancouver Sun
“You know in your heart that he is the snake with the lazy eye who strikes quickly, but you do not know that it is as a father he will destroy you. Read morePublished 29 days ago by pjburn
I really like Pauline Gedge. She was recommended heartily by several reviews and she did not disappoint.Published 1 month ago by kathleen whatley
THE KINDLE EDITION is riddled with typos. I hate to give the book a lower star rating, but the Kindle edition is horrible. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Britta Liukonen
Blah, completely unbelievable and superstitious. Stick to fact not supernatural fancy ( the character does physically age during the whole book)Published 5 months ago by Watermark 617
If you love ancient history, especially the wonderful Egyptians, then this book is just what you need. What it lacks in characterization it makes up for in sheer fun. Read morePublished 8 months ago by D Fisher
I LOVED this book!! I will read more books by this author! Gedge does a wonderful job of educating the reader on some of the history of the time while drawing you in to the life of... Read morePublished 12 months ago by 2aussies
Such a good read, especially if your an acient egyptian fan. I am an avid reader in general. Gedge's vocabulary is very proper and old fashioned, making it feel like she wrote this... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Meg