Book by Gedge Pauline
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an engrossing read packing a solid wallop ( Edmonton Journal)
...a delight on several levels...simply magnificent ( The Huddersfield Daily Examiner on THE OASIS)
...compelling character descriptions...lovely use of language...a thoroughly readable novel. ( The National Post on LORDS OF THE TWO LANDS)
a rich pageant, satisfying on more levels than simply that of the narrative... ( Wall Street Journal on CHILD OF THE MORNING)
A lustrous tale of Pharaonic decadence ( The New York Times on THE TWELFTH TRANSFORMING)
An epic tale ( Manchester Evening News (The Oasis))
An inspiring read packed with early Egyptian culture and forward thinking. Although a saga, it is still an exciting book ( Bradford Telegraph & Argus (The Oasis))
...Pauline Gedge once again brings to life the majestic world of ancient Egypt, displaying an in-depth knowledge of time and place during the reign of Ramses II...a compelling picture ( Washington Post Book World on SCROLL OF SAQQARA)
Gedge's powerful historic imagination, capable of filling epic canvases with characters affectingly human...has had full scope in Scroll of Saqqara. ( The Toronto Star on THE SCROLL OF SAQQARA)
Pauline Gedge's strengths imagination, ingenuity in plotting, and convincing characterization - are here in abundance ( Books in Canada on HOUSE OF ILLUSIONS)
[Gedge] paints prose poems of astonishing beauty that fill House of Dreams with Egypt's glorious sunlight, crystalline air, cool fragrant breezes, turquoise skies... ( The Toronto Star on THE HOUSE OF DREAMS)
After their failed attempt at rebellion, King Apepa of the Setiu passes judgement on the surviving Tao family. Threatened with separation and slavery, denied their lands, homes and each other the Taos are forced to make the decision to continue the fight against the Setiu usurpers.
In desperation Prince Kamose Tao continues the campaign that his father started and sweeps north gathering the men of Egypt to his banner as he goes. As the Tao men continue the struggle on the battlefield, the Tao women begin to show their strength in politics and espionage. Kamose carves a bloody trail through the Egyptian desert intent on the eradication of the foreign usurpers and comes ever closer to his goal of freedom but also ever closer to losing his sanity.
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Description du livre Soho Press, 2003. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1569472386
Description du livre Soho Press, 2003. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111569472386