Publish date: February 5th 2008
Pages no: 424
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, African Literature
, Egyptian Literature
Intriguing, but around the halfway mark becomes a bit meh3.5
It's not a bad book, but it's not Pauline Gedge. Narrator here is too much of a prefect princess.
Ambition, greed and treachery abound in this telling of the controversial Pharaoh Amunhotep and his consort, Nefertiti. Together they turned Egypt on her head (and quite possibly the pharaohs in their tombs), as they committed heretical acts against the prevailing political and religious dictates o...
"And what do you think information can do?" I called after him. "In the wrong hands," he replied over his shoulder, "it can do anything." Thankfully this book was from the point-of-view of Nefertiti's sister, Mutnodjmet, because based on the portrayal of Nefertiti in this book if it had been from h...
Being as big of an Ancient Egypt fan as I am a Tudor fan I had lofty expectations for this book, and was blown away by how well written it was. Nefertiti becomes Queen to one of the craziest Pharaoh's Egypt has seen and raises herself up higher than any women ever had. The story follows her through ...