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Wilbur Smith

ISBN 9780007535842

The Worldwide Number One Bestseller Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt in a captivating new novel that will transport you to extraordinary times.

Egypt Is Under Attack.

The old Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded.

All seems lost.

Taita, ex-slave and general of Tamose’s armies, leads his men to victory against Egypt’s enemies. But upon his victorious return to Luxor, he is seized as a traitor. Tamose is dead and a new Pharaoh has risen.

Pharaoh Utteric is young and cruel, and threatened by Taita’s influence within the palace especially his friendship with Utteric’s younger and worthier brother, Rameses.

Rameses is torn between duty to his family and loyalty to his friends. Yet he knows that there is no choice. Taita must be set free, Utteric must be stopped and Egypt must be reclaimed.

The Author

Wilbur Smith Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. He became a full-time writer in 1964 after the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds, and has since written over thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide.

His books are now translated into twenty six languages.





Reviews, News & Interviews:

No one does adventure quite like Smith. Daily Mirror

Grand mythical material…. the set pieces are fabulous. Times Literary Supplement

A rich, compelling look back in time to when history and myth intermingled. San