The Egyptian: A Novel (Rediscovered Classics) [Mika Waltari, Naomi Walford, The Tale of Sinuhe: and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems B.C. (Oxford. I’m going to try and be as quick and short as possible and I’m still wrapping my head around the whole thing, so I apologize, if I don’t give the. Buy Sinuhe The Egyptian by Mika Waltari (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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I mika waltari sinuhe the egyptian this book the first time in the s and many times since. Your recently viewed items and imka recommendations. Can still remember the opening paragraph Overall the reception was highly positive and some predicted Waltari as being a Nobel prize candidate.

The prose snaps and pops with a fresh, nearly breathless energy. For the most part I found it quite captivating waltarj was totally immersed in the story, especially the bond developing between the main character Sinuhe and his slave Kaptah.

As an assistant to a royal doctor who knows his adoptive father, Sinuhe is allowed to visit the court and the young crown prince Akhenaten for the first time.

Quotes from Ehyptian Egyptian.

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To ask other readers questions about The Egyptianplease sign up. Any comment with a spoiler that doesn’t use the spoiler code will be removed. It was the first novel I read all the way through as a young boy.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is not a documentary so don’t expect it to be entirely historically accurate. Read reviews that mention egypt waltari ancient historical sinuhe mika classic physician egpytian fiction pharaoh novels epic copy accurate human based horemheb main english. I was made into a movie sometime in the 50’s or 60’s I belive and many things were glossed over but it sinuhw was pretty racey.

Published 7 months ago. His tone expresses cynicism, bitterness and disappointment, and egyptan says he’s writing down his story for therapeutic reasons alone and mika waltari sinuhe the egyptian something to do in the rugged and desolate desert landscape.

The main story follows the structure of an Egyptian Middle Kingdom best seller, “The Story of Sinuhe”, and mika waltari sinuhe the egyptian names the main character Sinuhe.

Mika Waltari has restored my faith in Finnish literature. In the evening before Minea should enter the mountain cave, they marry each other unofficially. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Just read Sinuhe the Egyptian by Mika Waltari and I must say this book is quite underrated! : books

At the same time, it also carries a pessimistic message of the essential sameness of human nature throughout the ages. The plot is tenuous, a slender thread never wholly resolved.

Help us improve this article! In it, Waltari explored the disastrous consequences of the implementation of unconditional idealism in a society. Although that might explain some of its bleakness–I’ve read that when it was published, it resonated wit This just misses five stars–because it took me a long time sibuhe mika waltari sinuhe the egyptian up waltagi the Sinuhe, the protagonist and narrator, and it’s just a little bit too much of a downer. I have always been partial to Horemheb mika waltari sinuhe the egyptian wrestled order and victory egyptoan of chaos and disaster of the end of the 18th Dynasty to establish the foundation for the most glorious 19th Dynasty.