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Shades Of Memnon: Book One

4.04  ·  Rating Details  ·  49 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Tales of Memnon have inspired poets and sages for 3000 years, portraying an amazing figure whose name became associated with statues along the Nile, with temples and tombs in ancient Turkey and Iran and with artwork and literature from ancient Greece and Rome. Celebrated by early Greek writers, Memnon was granted immortality by the gods in "The Ethiopis," the third epic po ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Seker Nefer Press
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Sleepwalker4259
Nov 22, 2008 Sleepwalker4259 rated it it was amazing
This is the best book I ever read since Sister Soljah's Coldest Winter Ever. It is full of adventure and gives an accurate description of what the ancient africans (Kemetians/Kushites) lived and interacted with over people in the world. Plus this book speaks to me because the hero is strong intelligent black man in his mid 20s which I can relate to. If I could give it ten stars I'd most definitely would
Edward
Aug 15, 2010 Edward rated it it was amazing
My favorite of the Memnon series. Sword and Soul at it's best.
Andrew
Sep 04, 2010 Andrew rated it it was amazing
Excellent. Looking forward to reading Book Two!
Brandon S.
Apr 29, 2015 Brandon S. rated it it was ok
After I read the glossary, but before I read the story itself, I wrote a two-star review (now since deleted) saying that its terrible history distracted from the story. I still think that the author makes many dubious historical claims (black Africans settling in China and Mesoamerica?), but now that I've actually read his story, my opinion of the book has been raised...a little. The prose is decent despite some typos and there is an abundance of action scenes to keep fans of heroic fantasy like ...more
Ronald Jones
Sword and Sorcery with a twist. The protagonist in this engaging action adventure tale embarks on a quest to find his father, Memnon, who fought in the Trojan war.
Andrew
Jun 02, 2012 Andrew rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another gem from Gregory "Brother G" Walker with a Sword and Soul adventure based on the character of Nimrod from far antiquity! If you liked "Shades of Memnon", you are sure to enjoy "Nimrod the Hunter".

This was an enjoyable read from start to finish and I'm certainly looking forward to the next episode in the series!
Kingsley Cross
Dec 03, 2013 Kingsley Cross rated it really liked it
Great book. There were times, I felt the young warrior's pain & suffering. A must read series.

I was on the train yesterday and was reading as a little boy read a Harry Potter book. What better way to increase one's knowledge and imagination, but through books, art, etc.
Teana S
Aug 01, 2011 Teana S rated it it was amazing
I liked this book, my husband loved this book! He is not normally a reader but this book and it's sequel he read in 2 days!
Kingsargonthegreat
Jun 06, 2007 Kingsargonthegreat rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves adventure & history
This book is the holy grail for anyone who seeks to read a story where the hero is Nubian.
I can't wait to read part II
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