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Asenath by Anna Patricio
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Nov 08, 11

bookshelves: 2011-release, egypt, historical-fiction, kindle
Read from October 04 to 08, 2011

This is a love story set in ancient Egypt. It’s about Joseph, a biblical character that I’m not too familiar with (not the one who married Mary), and Asenath and is told from Asenath’s point of view.
It begins with a very young Asenath who at the time was named Kiya. Her village is pillaged and she is enslaved and orphaned. She later goes to a temple of orphans where a very rich couple adopts her.
Asenath discovers that despite “having it all”, she is lonely and the society of nobility is not all it is cracked up to be.

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Reading Progress

10/04/2011
5.0% "May feature this as November's Indie of the Month.."
10/06/2011
20.0% "Not bad. I haven't laughed or cried or learned anything insightful, but it's not a bad read."
10/07/2011
70.0% "Hm. I'm having mixed thoughts. It's good, but I was expecting more about Egypt, less of a love story."

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