The Flaming Sword : A Novel of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

Author: Jacq, Christian

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In the north, the barbaric Hyksos still rule with unimaginable brutality. Queen Ahhotep, meanwhile, has recaptured much of the south -- but at a terrible price: her husband has been killed in combat and her elder son, Kames, was mysteriously poisoned. Ahhotep refuses to be crowned pharaoh and prepares her second son, young Amose, to take power instead. Thanks to her, the Egyptians are now ready for the final battle. They lay siege to Avaris, the Hyksos capital -- and once the city is taken, nothing can stop them. After 100 years of occupation and thousands of violent deaths, it looks as though the Egyptian empire may at last rise from the ashes.

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9780743480505
SKU 31152303
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0743480503
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note In a final installment of the Queen Liberty series, Queen Ahotep recaptures most of south Egypt from Hyksos barbarians but suffers the losses of her husband and elder son, a situation for which she prepares her second son to become pharaoh and the Egyptian army for an invasion of the Hyksos capital of Avaris.
Editors Note 1 In the north, the barbaric Hyksos still rule with unimaginable brutality. Queen Ahhotep, meanwhile, has recaptured much of the south -- but at a terrible price: her husband has been killed in combat and her elder son, Kames, was mysteriously poisoned. Ahhotep refuses to be crowned pharaoh and prepares her second son, young Amose, to take power instead. Thanks to her, the Egyptians are now ready for the final battle. They lay siege to Avaris, the Hyksos capital -- and once the city is taken, nothing can stop them. After 100 years of occupation and thousands of violent deaths, it looks as though the Egyptian empire may at last rise from the ashes.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0311
Publisher Atria Books
Series Part 3
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