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This book focuses on the scholars and scientists who went with Napoleon when he invaded Egypt. It has some historical merit. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Mysterious Lady
Nina Burleigh did an outstanding job describing France's journey into Egypt at the beginning of the 19th century with Napoleon leading an army of 50,000 Frenchmen.Published 5 months ago by David
Excellent read, for anyone interested in the history, colonization and the first Europeans amazement of Egypt.Published 7 months ago by Kathleen Murphy-Azzouni
A book about the time the French were in Egypt and the scientists that went along with the army. Interesting bio's on engineers, inventors, historians and more. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Glenn D. Robinson
I'm interested in the archaeological side of Napoleon's expedition and having seen copies of the Description de l'Egypt I was interested in the men behind that. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Teresa J
A great, punchy account of the Scientific Expedition to Egypt drawn from the journals of the scientists themselves.
An engaging read!
I have found this book riddled with inconsistencies and devoid of concrete facts, and shouldn't be taken as anything but a historical fiction. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by Saint-Hilaire
I enjoyed this book. You suffer along with the scientists as they uncover the mysteries of Egypt and their triumphs and tragedies become yours. Read morePublished on November 12, 2012 by R Helen
I listened to the audio book.
If you're expecting Mirage to contain scientific details dispense of those expectations, or don't pick up the book. Read more