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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Paperback, 476 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Wheeler Press (first published 1876)
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Debbie Zapata
Don't let my lengthy reading time fool you into thinking this book was a dud....it definitely is not! But I lost a few weeks reading time just as I got started with this wonderful story so it seemed to take forever to finish.

Lovely young Uarda is the innocent catalyst for a complex series of plots, intrigues, and romances that bring ancient Egypt to life. I still feel as though I am in Thebes, wandering from the temples to the necropolis to the small hut where Uarda lives.

Those days have alway
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Devina Horvath
This is a historian's love story. There is a great history of Egypt in the time of Moses, down to the social details. Great descriptions of places and traditions, gods and people. However, it's not the best love story; the story is predictable. The adventure is written better, but you'd expect that from a male Egyptologist of this time period. I liked t it best as a snapshot of daily Egyptian life.
Nargiz
Good book for those, who have a deep interest in ancient Egypt. This book is more for school reading rather than a mature reader.
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Georg Moritz Ebers, German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873–74.

Ebers early conceived the idea of popularizing Egyptian lore by means of historical romances. Eine ägyptische Königstochter was published in 1864 and obtained great success. His subsequent works of the same kind—
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