Shadow Of The Sphinx (Judge of Egypt, #3)
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Shadow Of The Sphinx (Le Juge d’Egypte #3)

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Le Juge d'Egypte est une trilogie dont La Pyramide assassinée est le premier volume.Pazair, juge dans une province du Sud, est appelé à Memphis où un complot a été fomenté pour renverser Ramsès II. Rien ne peut empêcher ce stratagème de réussir, sauf Pazair, le petit juge (lui refuse de signer un document administratif sans le comprendre. Il part en quête de la vérité et d...more
Published (first published January 1st 1994)
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There's always something satisfying about finishing the final book in a series, be it a trilogy or 7, 15 or even more. Some will leave you wanting more; whether it be a feeling that the story is still incomplete, questions unanswered or even that you love the characters and wish to spend more time in their company. Other series upon completion will just seem to have been right. It fitted.

The Judge of Egypt series was definitely in the second camp.

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Good entertainment. I read this tale of deceit, corruption, murders set in Ramses II times when it came out in the mid 1990s in French and adored it.

Jacq paints a good and enjoyable tale of loyalty, friendship, love, devotion where a few men and a few women stand against a terrible plot to overthrow Ramses II. Some of the action is a little over the top, the villains of the plots are easily detectable (there is no real surprise as who are the bad guys, Jacq is not subtle) but the good guys are w...more
Neetha Philip
I love Christian Jacq, and the Judge of Egypt Trilogy was my first series by him! I loved the books for the smpicity in writing, and the author's ability to present a clear image of the setting, not just with the words he chose, but also with his style of writing! I love Ancient Egypt and the judge of egypt opened my eyes to the judicial system, and actually to the brilliance of those who came up with the system.
Lorraine Webb
Obviously I did not really read this one overnight, though it was a very quick read. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Not a book of great depth, but sympathetic character and an unusual plot, with enough of a twist in the tale. Some bits rather testing my ability to suspend disbelief, sadly, but mostly an enjoyable read and I loved the setting. Would happily read another by this author.
I liked this book but it was a little cliche... also the ending seemed a terribly rushed affair. But thanks for the gift mum!! xxxx
Chaitanya Somalwar
the book is good but the ending is dull and boring.
Great series! Why did it have to end? Boo.
Great book from a great author.
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Christian Jacq is a French author and Egyptologist. He has written several novels about ancient Egypt, notably a five book suite about pharaoh Ramses II, a character whom Jacq admires greatly.

Jacq's interest in Egyptology began when he was thirteen, and read History of Ancient Egyptian Civilization by Jacques Pirenne. This inspired him to write his first novel. He first visited Egypt when he was s...more
More about Christian Jacq...
Ramses: The Son of Light  (Ramses, #1) Ramses: The Battle of Kadesh (Ramses, #3) Ramses: The Eternal Temple (Ramses, #2) Ramses: The Lady of Abu Simbel (Ramses, #4) Ramses: Under the Western Acacia (Ramses, #5)

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