When Duraid is killed early on, and the scroll stolen, Royan must follow his dying instructions by joining forces with another wealthy collector, widowed adventurer Sir Nicholas Quentin-Harper who's much closer to her age to find the tomb before her husband's killers do. You know the two main characters will hook up by the end but its not predictable how that happens. Modern archaeologists have found the queen's tomb and Taita's manuscripts. Five thousand years later, during our time, famous archaeologist Duraid al Simma and his wife Royan discover Queen Lostris's grave at the same spot, with ten scrolls inside it resembling a form of diary. And even if it was it is not a good one! While there were references to River God, there was nothing I couldn't understand or deduce. If it's interesting and holds my attention I'm pretty forgiving about a lot of things that might annoy another reader. Leest gemakkelijk weg ookal is het best een dik boek.
Two people come together, one a woman from Egypt and a man from England, and struggle against the power and corruption of a lunatic multi-millionare to find the burial site and the treasures that lie within. But I think I'll pass, for now at least. They look like they don't fit this story at all. The basic plot of the story is that a tomb found in Egypt reveals seven scrolls, the last scroll containing cryptic clues to the burial site of an anci By now, I have read this book about 4 times which tells you how much I loved it. This is disgusting, but it's intended to be. Overall it's a decent story, and parts of it were fascinating. A battle to stay alive.
The second book in the epic Egyptian series The second book in the epic Egyptian series. We do not guarantee that these techniques will work for you or not. Would you like us to keep your Bookworld order history? This is a typical Wilbur Smith which is to say it is difficult to put it down. Many others seem to love the author and this series, and rave on and on about how good it is. Afterall, what we assume to be true through archeological research isn't necessarily the way it really happened. The foundation's flagship programme is the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. This book, I felt, was completely full of ridiculous ideas.
This book is based on a previous book, which I hadn't actually read. I wasn't enthralled like everyone else seems to have been, the whole story seemed a little lame. Still, it was cute when they'd refer to The River God in this book and complain how Wilbur Smith changed too many things, etc. A modern look at the events of River God, The Seventh Scroll follows the archaeological rediscovery of Pharaoh Mamose's tomb. The novel was adapted into a mini series in 1999.
After three years of work, gone was the proof it had ever existed. You can expect to receive your order in 10 to 15 working days for most Australian capitals, however, please check below to see indicative delivery timeframes for your area. The dangerous scenes in the book are really dangerous and the suspense is spot on. Wilbur Smith is a worldwide phenomenon. That is exactly what , a masterful writer of such stories, created in.
But Wilbur Smith is an outstanding writer who has a knack for making you read just a little more and then still more despite any deadlines you may have to deal with. I guess you have to be pretty secure in your own writing career to do that. By the time I muddled through to the end I just wanted them to find the treasure and be done already. While excavating the tomb of Mamose's queen Lostris, archaeologists Duraid al-Simma and his beautiful and much younger Anglo-Egyptian wife Royan have unearthed ten scrolls written by the queen's scribe Taita. By now, I have read this book about 4 times which tells you how much I loved it.
With the help of his right-hand man Jake Helm, Colonel Nogo, and Duraid's former assistants under his command, he acquires a strong force that are willing to go to extreme lengths. No matter ho As the second book of Wilbur Smith's Ancient Egypt trilogy, this book was somewhat disappointing. I was captivated by the character of the eunuch Taita. And Wilbur Smith can bite me. But the men who killed her husband are not yet finished. However, I don't think it's actually necessary to have read the previous book, unless you are interested in the fictional historical references about the places they're visiting and the items they're looking for. Born in Central Africa in 1933, Wilbur became a full-time writer in 1964 following the success of When the Lion Feeds, and has since published over fourty global bestsellers, including the Courtney Series, the Ballantyne Series, the Egyptian Series, the Hector Cross Series and many successful standalone novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide.
A highlight is when he makes the historical accuracy of the first book in this series a topic of ongoing debate throughout this book. Whe Duraid dies during a struggle for possession of the scroll, Hapi and his mother turn to Nick Harper, an old. The seventh scroll provides clues to Mamose's Ethiopian resting place, with its treasures. However, from memory I found the story-lines rather violent and far-fetched. This leads to some funny moments as the two main protagonists argue about just how accurate Wilbur Smith was in the first book; one of them goes so far as to dismiss Mr Smith as a hack writer who changes the historical record in order to include more sex and violence. Only one step ahead of assassins, Royan runs for her life and into the arms of the only man she can trust, Sir Nicholas Quenton-Harper-a daring man who will stake his fortune and his life to join her hunt for the king's tomb. The dangerous scenes in the book are really dangerous and the suspense is spot on.
Alles wor In dit zelfstandig te lezen vervolg op '' zit voldoende actie en spanning om je gedurende vele uren bezig te houden. They were empty, of course; along with the disks, all her notebooks and photographs were missing. In fact, this book has put me entirely off reading, which rarely happens. If it's interesting and holds my attention I'm pretty forgiving about a lot of things that might annoy another reader. The actors are really bad.