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Egyptian, the (1945) [Novel]
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First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power. It is a full-bodied re-creation of a largely forgotten era in the world's history: the Egypt of the 14th century B.C.E., when pharaohs and gods contended with the near-collapse of history's greatest empire. This epic tale encompasses the whole of the then-known world, from Babylon to Crete, from Thebes to Jerusalem, while centering around one unforgettable figure: Sinuhe, a man of mysterious origins who rises from the depths of degradation to become personal physician to Pharaoh Akhnaton.

Original title: Sinuhe egyptiläinen
Original languages: Finnish


Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Egypt

Edition #1: The Egyptian

The Egyptian (1949)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Naomi Walford
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Manifested in:

The Egyptian (April 1, 2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556524412
Dimensions: 5.5 x 7.9 x 1.1
Pages: 512

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