This enthralling international best-seller is a seductive re-creation of the glory and opulence of ancient Egypt. It spurred a national craze for all things Egyptian in France, and has sold over two million copies worldwide.
The new Pharaoh, Ramses, aspires to greatness of a magnitude undreamed of by mortal men. But to thwart his dreams, a gaggle of fiends, including a sorcerer, invaders, and his own brother awaits him. Now he will learn whether the friends of his youth - people such as Moses and the aging Greek poet, Homer - can truly be trusted.