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The New Kingdom: Global bestselling author of River God, Wilbur Smith, returns with a brand-new Ancient Egyptian epic

The New Kingdom: Global bestselling author of River God, Wilbur Smith, returns with a brand-new Ancient Egyptian epic (Hardback)

By Smith, Wilbur
By Chadbourn, Mark

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A brand-new Egyptian novel from the master of adventure fiction, Wilbur Smith. In the heart of Egypt Under the watchful eye of the Gods A new power is rising In the city of Lahun, Hui lives an enchanted life. The favoured son of a doting father, and ruler-in-waiting of the great ...city, his fate is set. But behind the beautiful facades a sinister evil is plotting. Craving power and embittered by jealousy, Hui's stepmother, the great sorceress Ipsetnofret, and Hui's own brother Qen, orchestrate the downfall of Hui's father, condemning Hui and seizing power in the city. Cast out and alone, Hui finds himself a captive of a skilled and powerful army of outlaws, the Hyksos. Determined to seek vengeance for the death of his father and rescue his sister, Ipwet, Hui swears his allegiance to these enemies of Egypt. Through them he learns the art of war, learning how to fight and becoming an envied charioteer. But soon Hui finds himself in an even greater battle - one for the very heart of Egypt itself. As the pieces fall into place and the Gods themselves join the fray, Hui finds himself fighting alongside the Egyptian General Tanus and renowned Mage, Taita. Now Hui must choose his path - will he be a hero in the old world, or a master in a new kingdom?
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ISBN 9781785767975
Released NZ 16 Sep 2021
Publisher Zaffre
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781785767975
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Zaffre
Imprint Zaffre
Released 16 Sep 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Smith, Wilbur
By Chadbourn, Mark
Category Adventure / Thriller
Historical Adventure Fiction
Historical Fiction
War Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 38mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 667g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Egypt - Fiction - History - To 332 BC
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade

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