Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
Publish date: November 6th 2007
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, World History
I'm an Elizabeth Peters fan, and relished the opportunity for a look into the history behind her fictional writing. I listened to the book on audio, and paged the book for the pictures. The writing is personal and dryly humorous: "Let no one believe that I am misled by personal animus against a man ...
A wonderful trip through parts of ancient Egypt. The author brings it to life well, and her attitude rings with humor, turning what to, for many, is a dry topic, into a rather amusing read.