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Egyptian, a novel.

Egyptian, a novel.

Translated by Naomi Walford.

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Published by G.P. Putnam in New York .
Written in English

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  • Sanehet

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPH355 W36 S513 1954
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21048981M


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The Egyptian is a classic historical novel by Finnish writer Waltari and set in the Egypt of the 14th century BCE. The main protagonist and narrator is Sinuhe, priest-physician to the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Akhenaten (called Akhnaton in the story), whose consort, Nefertiti, is the subject of /5().

The Egyptian is a historical novel by Mika Waltari. It was first published in Finnish inand in an abridged English translation by Naomi Walford inapparently from Swedish rather than Finnish. So far, it is the only Finnish novel to be adapted into a Hollywood film, which it was, in /5. The Egyptian is a fiction work interspersed with some historical fact.

It is about (surprise, surprise) an Egyptian, how he lives, his adventures, and his work. His name Sinuhe, the Lonely One /5(8). First published in the United States in and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to /5(12).

Book Overview. First published in the United States in and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power.

It is a full-bodied re-creation of a largely forgotten era in the world s history: the Egypt of the 14th century B.C.E., when pharaohs and gods contended with the near. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Trend Shop Top Young Reader Series Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.

Mika Waltari's book Sinuhe the Egyptian is a master piece, Finnish literature at its peak. It combines historical facts, imaginative characters and wisdom with adventures and religion. It is by far the best book that I have ever read.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

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The main protagonist and narrator is Sinuhe, priest-physician to the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Akhenaten (called Akhnaton in the story), whose consort, Nefertiti, is the subject of the above quotation. Publishers rejected Musharafa’s novel - also written in Egyptian colloquial Arabic - in the s.

Spurned, the author spent a long time in England, studying and teaching English literature and. To my mind, Orly Castel-Bloom’s An Egyptian Novelis actually a Tel Aviv novel Writing a family novel is a considerable feat. and the city embraces the tree with a. The Egyptian: a novel.

[Mika Waltari; Naomi Walford] -- Set in Egypt, more than a thousand years before Christ, it encompasses all of the then-known world. It is told by Sinhue, physician to the Pharaoh Akhenaton, and is the story of his life. An Egyptian Novel ’s Tel Aviv chapters/stories portray slices of life in that city in the seven decades since independence.

Castel-Bloom was awarded Israel’s Sapir Prize for An Egyptian Novel inan honor that is well deserved. Kudos to translator Todd Hasak-Lowy for rendering Castel-Bloom’s idiomatic Hebrew into quite readable English. An illustration of an open book. Books.

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Book 1, The Reed Boat Summary Sinuhe begins writing his memoirs in the third year of an exile ordered by his one-time friend, Pharaoh Horemheb.

Sinuhe is the son of Senmut, a physician to the poor in Thebes, and his wife Kipa, a storyteller, who names him after a legendary adventurer when she finds him in a reed boat shortly after his birth. AN EGYPTIAN NOVEL. by Orly Castel-Bloom the dining hall Adele would always mention these facts together.” Castel-Bloom’s (Dolly City,etc.) latest novel is full of details like these: banal yet charming, mundane to the point of absurdity.

Vivienne and Charlie will have two daughters, referred to only as the Older Daughter and. Composed over a year's time in –95, serialized in –96, and published in book form init was the sole historical novel by an author who had earlier disapproved of historical novels on the ground that they inevitably distort history.

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By Benjamin Demott. The first answer the author returns is that he wished to write a long novel, and, ''to do a long book. Sinuhe the Egyptian: A Novel - Book 7, Minea Summary & Analysis Mika Waltari This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Sinuhe the Egyptian.

Now that you mentioned plays, I remembered reading the Egyptian was based on a play that was rejected for some comical reason I can't seem to remember.

Considering the other novels I didn't even know there was a series. The only other book I know of is "Who killed Mrs. Scroff?" or something of the sort. Will try and read up on the others as well. Here is an assortment of books by some incredible writers you should add to your reading list.

List prepared by Dina Al Mahdy. 1- The Granada Trilogy, by Radwa Ashour. Radwa Ashour skillfully weaves a history of Granadan rule and an Arabic world into a novel that evokes cultural loss and the disappearance of a vanquished population.

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The Sinuhe the Egyptian: lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and Brand: A historic novel all-time favorite, after its translation in English from Swedish, The Egyptian topped the bestseller charts in and the years following.

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