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Desert god / Wilbur Smith.

By: Smith, Wilbur A [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]Edition: First edition.Description: 425 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062276452 (hbk.); 006227645X (hbk.).Subject(s): Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C. -- Fiction | Hyksos -- Fiction | Eunuchs -- Fiction | Slaves -- Fiction | Pharaohs -- Fiction | Alliances -- Fiction | Alliances | Eunuchs | Hyksos | Pharaohs | Slaves | Egypt | To 332 B.CGenre/Form: Fiction. | History. | Adventure fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Online resources: Contributor biographical information Summary: On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita -- a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh -- devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the mighty Hyksos. His quest will take him on an epic journey up the ancient river, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon and across the open seas -- all in the company of the Pharaoh's exquisite sisters. With the future of the kingdom itself on his shoulders, Taita plunges into a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil waits in the shadows and death lingers on the edge of darkness.
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On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita -- a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh -- devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the mighty Hyksos. His quest will take him on an epic journey up the ancient river, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon and across the open seas -- all in the company of the Pharaoh's exquisite sisters. With the future of the kingdom itself on his shoulders, Taita plunges into a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil waits in the shadows and death lingers on the edge of darkness.

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