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This was the only adventure novel (set in contemporary Egypt with some fantasy trappings) and the last adult work of fiction of L. Frank Baum, creator of the Wizard of Oz, published eleven years after he wrote Mother Goose in Prose which first introduced a little girl by the name of Dorothy.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by Fredonia Books (NL) (first published 1908)
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I am addicted to Project Gutenberg. I check their latest titles section every day to see if I can add anything interesting to the various lists that I have every intention of reading Someday. But every so often I see something that demands attention NOW. The Last Egyptian was added to Gutenberg on July 1. I saw it, made a note, and promised myself to dive in as soon as I could.

I read my share of Oz books years ago, but I never knew Baum wrote such a book as this one. According to Wiki he publis
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May 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
I read the digital version of the first edition from Google Books. This is by far the best adult fiction I have read from Baum. A tale of betrayal and revenge reaching across three generations and set in the Nile valley.
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also wrote under the name Edith Van Dyne, Floyd Akers, Schuyler Stanton, John Estes Cooke, Suzanne Metcalf, Laura Bancroft

Lyman Frank Baum was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of
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