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"A grand tale of intrigue, deception, true love and exile."-"-Denver Post" "Vivid and fascinating...Packed with passion, war, intrigue and revenge."--"Orlando Sentinel" "Vivid detail...Sumptuous storytelling...A feast!"--"Detroit Free Press" --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
The first of Wilbur Smith's adventure series set in ancient Egypt --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Product Description
Wilbur Smith on top form. I had read this book some years ago and enjoyed it then. Sometimes coming back to a book can be a mistake but I wasn't disappointed. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Ken Oswald
Ancient Egypt. Land of the Pharaohs. A kingdom built on gold. A legend shattered by greed. Now the Valley of the Kings lies ravaged by war, drained of its lifeblood as weak men... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Valerie Bartlett
Stunning "historic type" novel. Almost believable characters. A Terrific story line with great continuity.Historic content - I actually learnt from it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by R J jarvis
A bit too long and rather 2 dimensional characters, but enjoyable nonethelessPublished 14 days ago by secretmasteroftheuniverse
Giving this book 5 stars. 1 for each time I've read it. This is the third time I've purchased a copy of this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Adam1
Even though I have read this book several times, I still get a lot of enjoyment reading it once more. I am looking forward to re-reading all the "Taita" series again.Published 1 month ago by Clint Driftwood
...but riddled with silly historical mistakes. Heavy on the purple prose and over the top adjectives and short on style but still entertaining. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Derick Parsons
What a brilliant book, I loved the characters and their flight through Egypt. Their first stumble onto an elephant and subsequent first hunt is one of my favourite scenes of all... Read morePublished 1 month ago by rollonthewords