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Legacy of the Moon: The Story of Cleopatra Selene

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Cleopatra Selene was born to a world of plenty, where all of her wishes were granted. She was a princess of an ancient and powerful family of Egypt. Her own mother was a pharaoh, what else could a girl want more than that. Her whole life was planned out and sung to her by her own mother who cherished her in her loving embrace. Suddenly it was all ripped away, leaving ...more
Paperback, Third, 470 pages
Published November 21st 2012 by Brooks Publishing (first published 2010)
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Kate
Jan 15, 2013 Kate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I really enjoyed this book. It is a masterful blend of history and fiction reminiscent of Phillipa Gregory or Margaret George. Some of the things I most enjoyed about it were the fact that she chose to write about Cleopatra's daughter instead of Cleopatra herself. It made a topic that can sometimes seem overdone seem completely new again. The author gives luscious detail that enables you to feel like you really are in Rome and Britannia. She does not dwell overly much on the historical aspect ...more
Peggy Holloway
May 13, 2013 Peggy Holloway rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This author is obviously very intelligent and has done extensive research. Although I usually enjoy historical novels, this one was a little too far in the past for me. However, I can appreciate the literary aspects of the novel and the hard work of the author. I think this author will go far and I believe this is the best portrayal of the life of Cleopatra written so far. I did learn a lot about this historical figure and I love to learn while reading fiction. This author's writing style is ...more
Lubna
Apr 16, 2016 Lubna rated it it was ok
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Very well researched , but I met 2 problems :
1) There is no dialogue , its a narrative incognito , a narrative , but not a narrative , its more of a trap to get readers interested at the beginning Only to have them bored to death by pg 30!
2) I want to meet the editor of this book , he/she probably skipped school especially grammar classes .
This book was about squishing more information into a sentence , even if that makes it a run on !!
The copy I read had many missing pages , and personally I w
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Lanyajohnson
Mar 05, 2013 Lanyajohnson is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Horrible book. so far i want 2 throw it down the toilet i want my money bach they dont talk at all!! What kind of book is that? Its BORING worse book i've ever read!
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Sharon Desruisseaux is the author of "Cleopatra Selene, Legacy of the Sun and Moon" and the second edition of that novel which she broke into three books. The first two are currently published and are "Legacy of the Moon" and "Under the Shadow of the Moon". This series “From the Sands of Egypt to Eternity” was inspired by her travels to Egypt and her lifelong interest in ancient Egyptian history. ...more
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