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Advantages: Easy to read, characters, historical references
Disadvantages: Don't last long enough

I have been fascinated by Eqyptology for years, especially the relationship between Pharoah and the Gods. A couple of years ago I bought a copy of "Son of the Light: Ramses" out of curiosity. The cover of this book and the rest of the series, which I ...

stevecook 02.08.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Ramses series - Christian Jacq

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Excellent break from those predictable thrillers

Advantages: The plot keeps on thickening...
Disadvantages: If you're not into Egyptology, then forget it!

I had just finished a good book. But when I went to the bookstore to get another on, I realized my last 4 or 5 books had been preety much on the same subject, so I decided to try something new. I thought aboout non-fictional books, but instead I tried to ...

maurimarzal 28.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Ramses series - Christian Jacq

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Ancient Egypt comes alive

Advantages: exciting and colourful story
Disadvantages: the books have been translated and have probably lost something in the process

The Ramses series by Christian Jacq consists of five books: 1. The Son of Light, 2. The Temple of a Million Years, 3. The Battle of Kadesh, 4. The Lady of Abu Simbel, and 5. Under the Western Acacia. The books give a fictionalised account of Ramses II, o ...

tehuti 20.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Ramses series - Christian Jacq

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excellent reading incredibly hard to put down

Advantages: Entertaining, thrilling, and very exciting
Disadvantages: Absolutely none

I bought the third book in the series summer 1999, the battle at Kadesh, and read in on a train trip from Paris to a town switzerland. It is about an eight hour trip and the book was so interesting I nearly finished the whole book on the train. I could ...

basrane 02.01.2001 · Read full review
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Secrets, Tragedy and Love all in one book.

Advantages: You can't put it down
Disadvantages: You can't put it down

*MARGARET DICKINSON* was born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. She moved here at the age of seven, and has used her surroundings as the basis for most of her books. She wrote her first book at fourteen, and had her first book published at twenty five. She ...

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Review of Reap the Harvest - Margaret Dickinson

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