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The Place of Truth (La pierre de lumière #4)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  929 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Christian Jacq, author of the international triumph Ramses, brings the people and the passions of ancient Egypt to life in an enthralling epic novel in four volumes
Volume IV: The Place of Truth
The beloved Master of the Place of Truth has been savagely assassinated, and the artisans of the magnificent, hidden village are deep in mourning. But even in their grief, their d
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Atria Books (first published 2000)
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Kübra Yağmur
Ve bir serinin daha sonuna geldik. :(
Seri ne kadar Mısır'ın hanedanlıklar döneminde geçse de dışa kapalı bir köyde geçtiğinden ortalama bir seriydi. Okuduğum yorumlardan da zaten yazarın diğer serilerinin daha çok sevildiği kanısına vardım. Eh, yakın gelecekte okumak istediğim düşünülürse kendi gözlerimle göreceğim diyebilirim.

Hakikat Meydanı'nda işler yoluna girdi ancak sarsıntı bir kere başladığında ne yaparsanız yapın yıkımı engelleyemezsiniz diye düşünüyorum. Tüm çabalarınız sadece bu süreyi
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Daniela Racina
Nov 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ho iniziato questa saga all'età di dieci anni, grazie ad una bancarella di libri in svendita in un supermercato vicino casa. Ho amato i personaggi di Nefer, Paneb, Claire, Kenhir, Sobek, quasi quasi pure il malvagio Mehy e la consorte Serketa. Ho amato per dodici lunghi anni tutti gli abitanti della confraternita, i colpi di scena, le rivelazioni inaspettate, i finali cliffhanger dal sapore amaro. Ho finito questa serie, dopo un'attesa durata dodici anni per trovare tutti i libri (grazie mercati ...more
Cheryl Campbell
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Such an enjoyable series. Every morning when I eat my steel cut oats and ground grains loaded with cardamon, fruit, and unsweetened yogurt, I realize I am following in the footsteps of the Egyptians. I mention this only because Jacq does such an outstanding job of creating a world so vivid, you feel you walk within it. His rendering of a world where transmutation of lives and materials happens is just beautiful. The the villain -- he's a very bad boy indeed!
Mina Savasci
Etkileyici bir bitis degildi. Kotu bagladi.
Christine Van Heertum
pourtant passionnée par l'Egypte ancienne, j'ai lu de nombreuses pages en diagonale. Trop d'intrigues nuit à la qualité et rend l'histoire peu crédible; à chaque fois qu'une difficulté ou un complot surgissait devant le héros, je me disais : "encore?".
et la fin, où il faut bien dévoiler l'identité des "méchants", est trop rapide par rapport au reste du récit : 3-4 pages sur une série de 4 volumes de chaque fois +/- 400 pages.
Le soufflé est retombé brutalement. Cette saga ne vaut pas celle que C.
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Hypatia
Feb 28, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: historical
I feel like the end was a bit of a let down. The traitor was finally revealed (of course), but I felt like it was almost anti-climactic. There was, as far as I could tell, zero foreshadowing to indicate the identity, and I was just left wondering him...why? but there was no explanation. The other antagonists all died in the last few pages, and in somewhat random ways, so there wasn't a lot of closure. I enjoyed this series, but definitely not as much as some of Jacq's other novels.
Valerie
Mar 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved this series by Christian Jacq. Felt like I was in a time machine living their story. Couldn't put any of the books in the seires down and when I finished the final book, was disappointed there wasn't more.
Gosia
May 19, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
yay! enfin i read this series. AWESOME. couldn't move from that book until last page. <3
Karen
Jan 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The mystery of who is the traitor in the Place of Truth continues - finally everything is revealed - good triumphs over evil
Ray
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Ellie Whittaker
awesome series - glad they found the traitor at the end! and Mehy and Serketa got their due too!
Oscar Riba
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was ok
Ffffffffffffffffff never again. Never.
Sandra Azevedo
Nov 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Adorei!! Excelente investigação ... forma de escrita... realmente o autor escreve de uma forma que fica na memória! :)
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A sad ending.
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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
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